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Re: Vogons users, how do you deal with anxiety?

Take up road cycling. 3-4 hours at a time out in the sun, empty your mind and keep your heart over 130bpm. Does wonders for your mental health. That number varies with age, and people who had a 486 back in the day probably should not be at 130bpm unless they are already fit. 110 would be where most …

Re: 286 pc

just trying to build an 286 machine whats the best video card whats the best way to get someform of hard disk The most expedient approach would be 1. pretty much ANY ISA VGA card. The difference between the "best" and the "worst" VGA card will be unnoticeable for anything a 286 can run. Although …

Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

thanks. I left out the 5.25 because it shipped with the machine. Not many pictures of the inside off hand, but this is the last video I had made after finalizing the internals ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf-ruZiOQws Stunning. You left out the 5.25 inch floppy drive. Also we need people to take …

Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

https://i.imgur.com/MBpnxRIh.jpg the current state of my new-old-stock 5170 - IBM EGA adapter - IBM 5154 EGA display with memory expansion (for mode 10h) - 80287 FPU - AST Rampage 2MB memory expansion - Adaptec 1520 16-bit ISA SCSI adapter - 4gb Quantum Fireball SCSI drive - SB Pro 2.0 with CMS …

Re: What do you drive?

I drive this. I built the engine myself, among other areas. I don't just enjoy retro computers! We also have a 2011 Honda Accord EX-L. 150, 000 miles and still going strong. very hard to find a clean foxbody anymore. I should have grabbed one when they were cheap. For the matter, if there is a gas …

Re: Are we opening sealed copies of old games?

I'm curious... which David Eddings novel does it come with? What is your general stance on sealed copies of old games? Personally, I like to keep my boxed copies in good shape but prefer to see them used. I'm asking because I just received a sealed copy of Age of Wonders. I loved this game to pieces …

Looking for OEM mfg VGA slideshows

I remember going to various computer shows/swapmeets/fairs, etc. Vendors used to demo advanced 320x200x256 color graphics with these rotating VGA slideshows. These were usually supplied by manufacturers like Trident and Everex... lots of landscape photos, colorful parrots, etc. I know its a long …

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