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Re: Selling my old IBM
Reply #1 on: December 12, 2022, 10:38:36 AM
How come you're selling it?

I wish I hadn't lost/sold most of my early hardware. I'm far from the hoarding type but these old machines, the software, the games, etc were really of their time and emulation doesn't quite cut it for trying to keep those childhood memories alive. I am thankful that GOG and communities are patching older games to allow them to run on modern Windows/hardware, but there's something to be said for still having one of these quiet old machines running DOS/Windows 9x.

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Reply #2 on: December 12, 2022, 11:08:42 AM
Well, I need the cash and have a few more stored ( part of my pension plan :) ) but they take a lot of space so I have been selling for a while, 30-pin and 72-pin SIMMS, various old cards, cpu:s, keyboards (sold an IBM model M ) hardcards etc.
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Reply #3 on: December 13, 2022, 02:25:15 AM
https://www.tradera.com/item/340854/574317492/ibm-pc-xt-286-model-5162-ibm-ega-display-model-5154-ibm-keyboard-model-f
Look at that sexy UI (And legit mean it).
Sometimes missing making apps looking like that and not having to worry about browser variations and the million UX interface animations, effects and usage variations!

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Reply #4 on: December 13, 2022, 09:27:01 AM
Look at that sexy UI (And legit mean it).
Sometimes missing making apps looking like that and not having to worry about browser variations and the million UX interface animations, effects and usage variations!

Simpler times! This is why I do backend dev now instead of the "colouring in", I'm past the point of caring to keep up with frontend changes and frameworks  :lol:

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Reply #5 on: December 13, 2022, 18:47:58 PM

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Reply #6 on: December 14, 2022, 00:55:15 AM
My IBM 486 UI
https://bmorell.com/images/20221213_174149.jpg
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I wish I still had my A-Level project till system. It was a sexy thing. Teacher marked it with "Bomb proof" on it.

Re: Selling my old IBM
Reply #7 on: December 15, 2022, 00:22:47 AM
every time I go back and play really old games I'm disappointed... they're no where near as good as I remember them

LOVED cannon fodder when I was a kid... tired it again a few years back and it sucked :-(

Re: Selling my old IBM
Reply #8 on: December 15, 2022, 09:16:43 AM
You're wrong.  Cannon Fodder is still good :D

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Reply #9 on: December 15, 2022, 10:42:45 AM
I play REVOLT sometimes on an old Coppermine.

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Reply #10 on: December 16, 2022, 04:54:48 AM
You're wrong.  Cannon Fodder is still good :D
Yes.
Although I keep seeing those stupid adds for that mobile game with them on water taking blocks and just looks annoying. Good old days of Command and Conquer playing over a network, Counter strike and games like Desert Strike and Cannon Fodder and lemmings (LETS GO) !

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Reply #12 on: December 19, 2022, 06:11:40 AM
Nige - Ban him!
He is posting porn!

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Reply #13 on: December 19, 2022, 08:15:56 AM
I must stop viewing this thread, I can only get so erect!

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Re: Selling my old IBM
Reply #14 on: December 22, 2022, 12:14:17 PM
I got 788 pound for the IBM :)

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