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OldSchoolRetroGamer

David Cassidy Hospitalized with organ failure, likely wont be long for this world http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/18/entertainment/david-cassidy-hospitalized/index.html
Nov 18 2017 4:26 PM
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    retrorandy
    So sad... my older sister had the biggest crush on him. Posters all over his walls. I've always liked his music and thought he was talented. He's gone through a lot.
    Nov 18 2017 9:13 PM
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    travistouchdown
    Bummer. 67 seems young, must have done some hard living in the 70's and 80's......and 90's, 2000's and 2K10's.
    Nov 18 2017 10:02 PM
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    SlidellMan
    His hard living was well-documented, even more than Johnny Cash.
    Nov 19 2017 11:37 AM
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    MrMaddog
    I've seen her on TV as long as I remember... Oh yeah, she was in a couple games for the Atari ST and a pinball game on the Lynx. =)
    Oct 30 2017 9:51 PM
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    doctorclu
    Ah yes the Lynx. That was cool.
    Oct 31 2017 3:01 AM
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    DZ-Jay
    The end of an era... I grew up watching Elvira on TV.
    Oct 31 2017 3:46 AM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

So....thinking about getting my eyes tattooed....
Oct 10 2017 2:21 PM
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    NE146
    There needs to be a tax funded PSA to get the word out to the general public about the dangers of this procedure!!
    Oct 10 2017 2:40 PM
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    TheTIGuy
    A 1/2 cent tax gets us... crappy bus service down here, that we still have to pay $1.25 for!
    Oct 10 2017 2:41 PM
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    Dreamcast Gamer
    Dye them instead :D
    Oct 10 2017 8:05 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

Sad Times for Good Times?
Oct 10 2017 11:14 AM
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    jaybird3rd
    People who come here only to post snarky political BS in the status updates (as I noticed him doing on several occasions) shouldn't be here at all, IMHO. This is a place for classic computers and games.
    Oct 10 2017 1:57 PM
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    HawkMines
    Ah, so THAT's what happened. I was starting to worry that I traded with somebody sketchy.
    Oct 10 2017 2:16 PM
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    TheTIGuy
    Then there are several others *COUGH*RoadRunner*COUGH* That I can think of.
    Oct 10 2017 2:19 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

Ugh guys thought I got lucky...found in recycling a mint looking iPhone 5s....I connected it to wife charge cable but it will not even turn on DOH ! Too good to be true........
Sep 28 2017 1:52 PM
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    save2600
    did you look up the ways you can revive an iPhone on the interwebs? Could be locked up and needs to be reset. Combo of button presses or holding in the power button while doing this or that. I forget now, but it should start, even with a dead battery when it's plugged in... assuming it's not totally borked. Someone dropped in the toilet or something... lol
    Sep 28 2017 2:03 PM
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    OldSchoolRetroGamer
    Yep believe me I was all over that lol.It looks pristine so I am thinking yeah was dropped in liquid, person waited for it to dry out but no luck, I tried everything. Oddly many things I have found in our Electronics recycling from DVD recorders to PC hardware have all been fine so I took a chance.
    Sep 28 2017 2:13 PM
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    save2600
    I keep a retired iPhone 4 in one of those little iON arcade cabs out by the bar. Keep meaning to load it up with games, but somehow can't find the desire to screw around with it like that. Looks cool sitting in the tiny cab though. lol
    Sep 28 2017 2:31 PM
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    Random Terrain
    Is the link to porn or a virus?
    Sep 18 2017 1:36 AM
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    TheTIGuy
    Isn't that what all porn and viruses are?
    Sep 18 2017 2:28 PM
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    Shawn
    So sorry to hear of his passing. I fondly remember his match with the Red Rooster back in the day.
    Sep 18 2017 2:36 PM
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    pangasinan
    I bought one of them a few months ago, they are great.
    Sep 9 2017 8:48 PM
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    Shawn
    Is the clone open for hacking the same as the original?
    Sep 9 2017 9:37 PM
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    TheTIGuy
    This is surprising...how?
    Its a clone of clone.
    Sep 10 2017 1:07 AM
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    Grig
    he was great on both shows
    Aug 31 2017 7:38 PM
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    RamrodHare
    he made it to 91, which is pretty good. It's sad to hear he passed though.
    Aug 31 2017 8:32 PM
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    GoldLeader
    R.I.P.
    Sep 1 2017 1:21 PM
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    Grig
    invaders from mars
    Aug 27 2017 12:24 PM
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    jaybird3rd
    Damn, and I just recently picked up a copy of Lifeforce on Blu-Ray. RIP.
    Aug 27 2017 12:26 PM
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    GoldLeader
    And Poltergeist! So well done for its time! R.I.P.
    Aug 27 2017 8:14 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

HEADS UP !!!!!! Deadlight: Director's Cut free on GOG next 48hrs https://www.gog.com/game/deadlight_directors_cut
Aug 14 2017 1:33 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

!!! WARNING !!!! This status may contain harsh language and mature content, viewer discretion is advised.
Aug 7 2017 2:57 PM
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    carlsson
    Wow, it was long ago I saw someone so fluent in Q*Bertese.
    Aug 7 2017 3:07 PM
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    BillyHW
    All the best status updates require view discretion. And by viewer discretion I mean boobies.
    Aug 7 2017 3:54 PM
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    jaybird3rd
    I like HSW's "disclaimer" for "Once Upon Atari", which went something like this:

    "This program contains graphics language and adult simulations. Prenatal discretion is advised."
    Aug 7 2017 7:52 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

RIP Haruo Nakajiman aka Original Godzilla.
Aug 7 2017 1:21 PM
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OldSchoolRetroGamer

Well......alllllllllrighty then!
Aug 7 2017 10:51 AM