If you're under 35, you have absolutely no reason to be commenting on this article for the following reasons:
The response I wish I could have written! Thank you! The $300 C64 was a godsend for a poor kid in a world of $2000 IBM XT's and Apple II's. And those are 1985 dollars, which are *much* larger than today's 2011 dollars that these young whippersnappers use.
And what does the SUB generation use?
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