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BigO

So...a "blow dry bar" is a thing. At least it is in Scottsdale.
May 17 2019 6:12 AM
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    Ransom
    They're a thing here in Chicagoland, too.
    May 17 2019 8:12 AM
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    slab0meat
    Here too
    May 17 2019 8:34 AM
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    Random Terrain
    Wouldn't you get hair in your drink? And wouldn't it be too loud to chat with anyone?
    May 17 2019 3:39 PM
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BigO

Unicorns and rainbows in my breakfast bowl!
Apr 25 2019 7:42 AM
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    x=usr(1536)
    Rainbows are really unicorn farts. Just throwing it out there.
    Apr 25 2019 9:29 AM
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    BigO
    I suppose it's fitting then that they are made of marshmallow.
    Apr 25 2019 11:13 AM
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    Jin
    Lucky Charms is one of those few things that is still just as good today as it was when I was a wee little one. They added a few new shapes over the years, but it's no less tasty than it was 25 years ago. =)
    Apr 25 2019 3:58 PM
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BigO

Unicorns for breakfast!
Apr 13 2019 9:30 AM
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    Master Phruby
    Bought at the Unicorn Store from Brie Larson.
    Apr 13 2019 11:40 AM
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    BigO
    Bought at the Costco from General Mills.

    If I were a unicorn fan, I'm not sure that the prospect of eating them would be an enticement to buy Lucky Charms.
    Apr 13 2019 5:09 PM
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BigO

Subscribe to Atariage.com now! All the cool kids are doing it!!
Mar 25 2019 3:42 PM
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    DoctorSpuds
    I would, but money is a bit tight right know. Plenty of unexpected expenses, on top of regular ones. :(
    Mar 25 2019 5:08 PM
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    AtariNerd
    We have a Secret Club, Hand-shake, uh yeah and everything!
    Mar 25 2019 5:51 PM
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    Flojomojo
    It makes me uncomfortable!

    http://atariage.com/forums/topic/253433-do-you-know-the-official-atari-handshake/
    Mar 25 2019 6:35 PM
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BigO

I've thrown a few pieces up on the Spreading Love with Free Games that classic computer folks might be interested in.
Mar 18 2018 6:24 PM
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    BigO
    Half height 3.5" floppy drive from an IBM (PS/2?).

    External SCSI drive.

    TI-99 keyboard parts.
    Mar 18 2018 6:25 PM
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BigO

"Something in your AppIe lD have a problem, if u want resolve please cIick Iink below"
Feb 11 2018 3:15 PM
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    carlsson
    Possibly spam and virus filters react to "link" but not to "Iink".
    Feb 11 2018 3:30 PM
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    ls650
    It's like they're not even trying.
    Feb 11 2018 5:30 PM
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    GoldLeader
    I think Carlsson knows what's up.
    Feb 11 2018 9:39 PM
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BigO

Something in your AppIe lD have a problem, if u want resolve please cIick Iink below"
Feb 11 2018 3:14 PM
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BigO

Wow, that SpaceX launch tonight was very visible from here. Pretty cool. Would have been more cool if I had known ahead of time what it was.
Dec 22 2017 8:30 PM
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    BigO
    We'll, not the thing leaving the launch pad, but moving across the sky.
    Dec 22 2017 9:00 PM
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    GoldLeader
    Big O, Show Time!
    Dec 23 2017 3:21 AM
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BigO

"Santa Claus Conquers the Martians". Now that's a movie title worthy of being made into an Atari 2600 game if I ever heard one.
Dec 11 2017 10:05 PM
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    atari2600land
    You spell it S-a-n-t-a C-l-a-u-s hooray for Santy Claus!
    Dec 12 2017 12:31 AM
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    jaybird3rd
    "They sing it 'Santy', but they spell it 'Santa' ..."
    Dec 12 2017 12:35 AM
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    frankodragon
    It's better when the Batman theme is dubbed over the fight sequence of the two aliens.
    Dec 12 2017 2:33 AM
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BigO

"Psych: The Movie" did not disappoint.
Dec 8 2017 12:06 AM
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    TheTIGuy
    Really?
    So it came on the same time as it did here?
    Right?

    Dec 8 2017 12:12 AM
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    Grig
    One of the best modern TV shows ever. Glad it was good, I can't wait to add it to my pineapple of the complete series.
    Dec 8 2017 6:28 AM
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    xucaen
    I didn't even know about it. We love that show! I hope they do more movies.
    Dec 8 2017 11:17 AM
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BigO

Off to have knee surgery this afternoon. Career total now up to 5. Probably at least 2 more in the next few years.
Nov 30 2017 10:57 AM
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    BigO
    Never was an athlete. I just lost the genetic lottery.
    Nov 30 2017 7:04 PM
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    BigO
    Surgery technically went well. But, given the condition of my cartilage, he doubts this will do much to reduce my pain.

    Next stop: unicompartmental arthroplasty. Needed on both knees so we'll have to work on prioritization. He has a colleague who performs about 200 of those a year, so I'll probably see that guy next and relatively soon.
    Nov 30 2017 7:13 PM
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    Jin
    Glad to hear the anesthesia went well and you didn't have any problems. The result sounds a lot like the thyroid surgery I had earlier this year, where even though you have the surgery and go through the long recovery process it still doesn't really fix the problem. In my case I'm going to have to get what amounts to a single dose chemo treatment to nuke what's left of my thyroid tissue, but it sounds like your knee treatment is going to be a lot longer and more complicated.
    Nov 30 2017 7:17 PM
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BigO

Looks like the Studio II sold pretty quickly. Maybe some Game Boy stuff will be next to go.
Nov 5 2017 6:23 PM
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    carlsson
    Based on the documents referred to in the big Studio II thread, it appears RCA were convinced it would sell like hot cakes and pave way for the Studio III, IV and eventually V.
    Nov 6 2017 3:19 AM
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    pacman000
    It did sell quickly...when RadioShack liquidated the remaining units.
    Nov 6 2017 11:33 AM
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    TheTIGuy
    My gameboy is dead =/
    Nov 8 2017 9:53 PM
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BigO

Tracing circuit and drawing a schematic for a board with 100 chips is just at my tedium limit. Does anyone actually like doing this?
Oct 15 2017 7:13 PM
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    BigO
    I'm as sure as I am able to be. I've run out of places to look online. I've had others contacting me to see if I had a schematic. Meadows Bombs Away circa 1976.

    Oct 15 2017 7:56 PM
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    BigO
    I'll likely stop once I've found the part of the circuit that's causing the failure. Other than the small amount understanding I'm gaining about how this and discrete logic games in general work, it's just drudgery.
    Oct 15 2017 10:27 PM
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    Jess Ragan
    Just Woz and that guy who says "Bazinga" a lot.
    Oct 16 2017 1:11 AM
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BigO

If it tells anything about my parts stash, I'm working on a 1976 vintage video game and putting in replacement IC's with even older date codes.
Aug 6 2017 9:30 PM
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    BigO
    Maybe when I was 10 or so, my dad drug home several big boxes of stuff for me. Someone he knew had taken an electronics correspondence course. As he already knew a lot about electronics, he didn't build a lot of the circuits. I didn't really know what to do with all the stuff at the time, but I had already been tearing stuff apart and playing with electronics. I'm pretty sure that's where these chips came from.
    Aug 6 2017 10:06 PM
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    jaybird3rd
    I collected a fair number of electronic parts as a kid, too, mostly from taking apart broken computers and appliances. I wish I'd kept that stuff, but it got lost somewhere during our various moves. I only started getting back into electronics in the last seven years or so.
    Aug 6 2017 10:43 PM
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    OLD CS1
    Thank you for using the word "vintage" correctly.
    Aug 7 2017 12:53 AM
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BigO

Lay's Kettle Cooked BBQ chips. Like I needed another junk food addiction.
May 28 2017 9:57 PM
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    GoldLeader
    U guys are making me hungry...
    May 29 2017 11:11 AM
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    jd_1138
    I like the jalapeno ones paired with a nice Italian sub.
    May 29 2017 12:06 PM
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    simbalion
    I like the Utz smokey and sweet kettle BBQ chips.
    May 29 2017 1:16 PM