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Comment Re:This sucks. (Score 1) 512

This is a sad day indeed. Possibly one of the greatest and most lasting influences from my childhood was the power that Gary helped to nurture - imagination. Combined with that very special way of being able to get together with friends. Back then, pen and paper, and today with MMOs. We have lost, but the legend will live on.
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Journal Journal: Wow. Flashback time following a /. article!

Ah yes, those were the days!

For me it all started with the Texas Instruments TI99/4a. Ok, actually it all started with a computer shop, some computer magazines and then an "informed" decision on the computer to get. As I was only 8 at the time I had to do _a lot_ of nagging to get my parents to get me the TI, but thankfully my birthday is so close to Christmas that I managed to forgoe all other presents to get the item of my dreams...

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