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First post, by nforce4max

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT4lDU-QLUY

On a far away planet reading your posts in the year 10,191.

Reply 1 of 11, by Stiletto

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Moved to Milliways. nforce4max, off-topic/random stuff belongs in Milliways. 😉

"I see a little silhouette-o of a man, Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you
do the Fandango!" - Queen

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Reply 2 of 11, by Errius

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Impressive. Sight of those towers is creepy/ominous though. 1993 was also the year of the first attack on them.

“Your mission is to attack and destroy the Apple Computer manufacturing plant. You are allotted 35 bombs and 60 lasers."

Reply 4 of 11, by Kodai

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Errius wrote:

Impressive. Sight of those towers is creepy/ominous though. 1993 was also the year of the first attack on them.

Not quite...

In August of 1977 the Puerto-Rican separatists (referred to as F.A.L.N.) set off bombs at the WTC right when Tandy was on the steps of the New Your Stock Exchange (a couple blocks away) throwing a press conference for their unveiling of the TRS-80 computer. Before they could announce it to the gathered reporters, all of them ran off to cover the first bombing of the WTC, leaving Tandy to look for a new place to announce their computer. They ended up going to the Boston Computer Society show and got a booth there. They then found out that the Boston Computer Society was run by a 14 year old kid. Still, they were able to announce their new computer and it went on to be a HUGE success for them. So that's how the first WTC attack happened and it happened during a rather pivotal moment in computer history. At least, that's the story I learned as a kid some 35 years ago. Not a lot of info on the subject out there, but what there is does seem to show those were the facts.