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  1. Jimmy snuka is dead

    1. DuggerVideoGames

      DuggerVideoGames

      He was a murderer, anyway.

  2. "Heavy-Sixer" is slang for the first production run of Atari 2600's (6 switches on the front and heavy internal RF shielding).

    1. zetastrike

      zetastrike

      huh, I always thought it was a type of engine.

    2. Gorfy

      Gorfy

      I thought it was a pack of high ABV beer

    3. Dreamcast Gamer

      Dreamcast Gamer

      The best model of the 2600

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  3. Android boxes. Greatest thing since sliced bread!

    1. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      So they already make sex robots?

    2. jd_1138

      jd_1138

      Hook a Flesh Light up to a DeWalt 18V hammer-drill. No sex robot needed.

    3. Corby
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  4. Atari sued Magnavox over their Pac-Man clone, K.C. Munchkin.

    1. MrMaddog

      MrMaddog

      And Atari (SA) still sends C&D letters to this very day...

    2. retrorandy

      retrorandy

      I was just playing K.C. Munchkin via emulation on my old Wii. Much more fun than the 2600 Pacman. It's probably one of the best games on the Odyssey II. I will say the Odyssey seemed woefully underpowered. My friend bought on instead of the VCS because of the built in keyboard and just to mix it up a little.

    3. Andromeda Stardust

      Andromeda Stardust

      Then a million third party maze games sprang up overnight on Atari, mostly by 3rd parties... :lolblue:

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  5. was bored out of my skull lastweek. Didn't do anything. I only thought of it now. I should've played Pokemon Go!!! I probably would've got all those little bastards!

  6. gonna go watch rouge 1 tonite. I'm trekkie fan! :o

    1. save2600

      save2600

      not bad for a SW flick, but yeah - it's not Star Trek. ;-)

    2. jaybird3rd

      jaybird3rd

      "Rouge One: A Mary Kay Story."

    3. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      I just got back! Second time! Awesome!

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  7. bought tixs to see Jake "the snake" roberts comedy tour. Wonder if I'll get the DDT? :o

    1. Stephen

      Stephen

      Jake was and is awesome! I hope he holds it together finally!

    2. Shawn

      Shawn

      He's not exactly a great guy. Saw him at an autograph session a few months ago and he was about as personable as a can of Spam.

  8. updated my profile. Didn't know you can add a background pic.

  9. What's on your mind??

    1. frankodragon

      frankodragon

      Wilford Brimley diarrhea.

    2. Prosystemsearch

      Prosystemsearch

      Some guy called Pajeet saying "M. NIGHT SHAMALAMADINGDONG!"

    3. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      Strangely I was just ruminating on the fact that problems in the Free World (Not counting Dictatorships, Communist countries or Theocracies and Oligarchies) often stem from 2 things: They start with "M" and rhyme with Bunny and Carriage.

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  10. bought a modded original xbox before xmas, with all the arcades games on it.
  11. MenAvision released only one game for the 2600 - Air Raid, one of the rarest games for that system.

    1. Bryan

      Bryan

      And it still stands as one of the world's finest examples of programming.

    2. Prosystemsearch

      Prosystemsearch

      9 or 10 on the rarity scale?

    3. BassGuitari

      BassGuitari

      ^10. Which means Video Life should be an 11.

  12. all the wrong people are dying.

    1. Tickled_Pink

      Tickled_Pink

      That's only because of all the spare parts she uses.

    2. Prosystemsearch

      Prosystemsearch

      IT SHOULD'VE BEEN MILEY CYRUS!

    3. frankodragon

      frankodragon

      Bad things should happen to douchebag celebrities like Kardashian, Bieber and Hilton.

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  13. I just noticed...I'm bald!

    1. Rick Dangerous

      Rick Dangerous

      So are most of my friends! I just got lucky i guess.

    2. Dreamcast Gamer

      Dreamcast Gamer

      I'm 15, so I'm enjoying my hair while I've still got it :)

    3. pangasinan
  14. Merry Xmas everyone. I love you all. P.s. stop looking at my profile!! I'm at 29,050. Jeez.

  15. I invented the "?"

    1. atari2600land

      atari2600land

      What about the interrobang

    2. Atarian7

      Atarian7

      I coined the phrase "Elite Eight" for college basketball.

    3. RJ

      RJ

      While wearing a meat helmet?

  16. bought a modded xbox with all the old arcades games, I never got to play when I was a kid!

    1. AtariBrian

      AtariBrian

      Do you have Solar Warrior , also called Xain'd Sleena ?

    2. Corby

      Corby

      @Ataribrian yes Xain"d sleena

    3. Keatah

      Keatah

      @corby: That's gotta be a real blast! I had the same experience spread over many years while following the development of emulation on x86 PC's. Each newly emulated game was like magic.

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  17. So what do you do for a living? Dammit Man I'm a "welder" not a brick layer!

    1. Skippy B. Coyote

      Skippy B. Coyote

      I get paid to feel crappy. In other words, I'm on permanent disability.

    2. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      Damnit Jin, I'm a doctor not a pool man!

    3. DZ-Jay

      DZ-Jay

      My typical answer is: "I work in computers..." Otherwise, I'd have to explain what Data is and what a Data Architect does.

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  18. think I'm gonna grow "the hulk hogan" hair do!

    1. Dr Manhattan

      Dr Manhattan

      Whatcha gonna do when the Hulkamania hair-do grows wild on you?!

    2. Jess Ragan

      Jess Ragan

      Barren desert on the top, party in the back?

    3. Corby
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  19. The Atari 5200 was one of the first consoles to feature a "Pause" button.

    1. Bryan

      Bryan

      ...and it should have come with a message to 'press it while you can!'

  20. Space Invaders for the 2600 was the first ever 'killer-app' videogame.

    1. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      The other Arcade games, like Combat and Outlaw, etc. all felt obscure, even then...

    2. S1500

      S1500

      I like the fact it has a ton of game variants.

    3. Corby

      Corby

      I like killing

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