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Posted Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:04 PM

 

Cylon Number Six is the sexiest:

 

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BBB's?  (Big boobed blonds).  I dunno... everyone I've ever met was either crazy, dangerous or very high maintenance. Of course that is just my experience.   



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Posted Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:16 PM

 

BBB's?  (Big boobed blonds).  I dunno... everyone I've ever met was either crazy, dangerous or very high maintenance. Of course that is just my experience.   

 

All true ..

Thread was sexy not wife material.

 

I have a Sicilian wife a with nice handful for breasts.  Nothing big on her other than an attitude but I like that sassiness.  Extremely low maintenance.. no expensive hobbies and her aunt works at major cosmetic company so she gets endless free cosmetics/perfume!   It saves me a fortune!  Oh if we ever got in a fist fight she would probably beat me up.  Some may consider this a negative.  I don't.


Edited by thetick1, Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:22 PM.


#278 willbilly OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:06 PM

Olivetti M24. Very simple, clean design...but great proportions.

#279 TravisHuckins OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 4, 2018 11:20 PM

Everyone knows it's the X68000.

 

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I've never owned one or even seen one, but the X68000 was a monster gaming machine. It pretty much was an arcade machine disguised as a computer. Some of the best video game music out there:

 


Edited by TravisHuckins, Sun Nov 4, 2018 11:23 PM.


#280 Jin OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 5, 2018 1:09 AM

Sony HB-101 with Phillips Discoverer Space Helmet TV. :)

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:44 AM



Honestly, after how long this thread has been here, I'm surprised the Heathkit H89 has not been posted yet.  It's design was an inspiration for a few other machines IIRC.

 

Nice, but I prefer the VT100. The brown colour scheme always reminded me of the Atari XL line. Here's mine with my DEC GIGI.

 

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The GIGI even looks like a 1200XL.



#282 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:07 AM

Nobody mentioned the IBM 5100?

 

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It had one of the best keyboards ever made - beam spring.



#283 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:10 AM

...and of course, who could forget the Honeywell 316 "Kitchen Computer"?

 

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Edited by Mr.Amiga500, Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:12 AM.


#284 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:53 AM

I'd never use the word "sexy" when describing computers, cars, devices, etc. because I... wouldn't actually want to have sex with them. Maybe when we get Blade Runner style female replicants...

 

I've got about 10 of the computers listed in this thread... and a few more:

 

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#285 TheCoolDave OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:54 AM

How about a Gateway Handbook 486?  These were great in the day, about the size of a VHS tape with a full keyboard. I still have mine running Windows 95 with floppy attachment..

 

This is not my picture.. I remember, if you put in a PCIMA card running on battery. it would change from 45 min to about 5 min...it was trying to run a pop out network card :)

 

Very small and Sexy for it's day.

 

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Edited by TheCoolDave, Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:54 AM.


#286 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:34 AM

...and of course, who could forget the Honeywell 316 "Kitchen Computer"?
 
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Wow. You could totally fit a kitchen inside the red-sled component.

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:21 PM

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#288 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:06 AM

Here are a few more that haven't yet been mentioned.

 

The DEC VT05 terminal:

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The Billings 6000 - keyboard, monitor and computer cases were chromed steel (a computer that would nicely match the Cylons from Battlestar Galactica):

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Data General Dasher

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And a weird one from Holland, the Holborn 6500:

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Posted Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:59 PM

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#290 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:08 PM

Ooh... Weird Science, Model III with high-res graphics. Yes, that's "sexy".


Edited by Mr.Amiga500, Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:09 PM.


#291 Mr.Amiga500 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:13 PM

This is sexy. 102707291.03.01.lg.jpg

 

This is... not so sexy. 0801-MCQUEEN_LG.jpg



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Posted Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:54 PM

Here are a few more that haven't yet been mentioned.
 
The DEC VT05 terminal:
dec101.jpg
 
The Billings 6000 - keyboard, monitor and computer cases were chromed steel (a computer that would nicely match the Cylons from Battlestar Galactica):
scan0002.jpg
 
Data General Dasher
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And a weird one from Holland, the Holborn 6500:
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I need that Holborn for my office.




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