first programs

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Date: Wed Jan 17 15:58:20 2001

Thats pretty funny! I bet the folks at Radio Shack didn't think so.....

There used to be a poke on early Commodor Pets that would fry the
computer. At least I HEARD there was one. Anybody know if this is true?



In <l03102800b68b7be73d8b_at_[]>, on 01/17/01
   at 04:58 PM, Mike Ford <> said:

>I knew about computers for a long time before I actually bought one for
>myself, and from articles and books knew a bit of basic. One of my first
>programs was a couple lines of basic I could quickly type in on the demo
>computers at Radio Shack. It endlessly printed to the screen a string one
>character at a time with about a 3 second delay between characters, "I am
>a slow and stupid computer. ". Made a nice pattern on the screen.

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