[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: Hello All

James C. Hrubik, Sr. jimhrubik at earthlink.net
Thu May 27 18:17:40 EDT 2004

Probably because a good number of us are so old we don't say anything 
unless there's a need for it.  Not like in the good old days...

On Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at 04:45  PM, Charlie wrote:

>  I find it.... well .... wierd that there doesn't even barely seem to
> be an online COCO community yet people still have COCO fests.
>  Maybe I don't read the correct "lists" or forums. I check here on
> yahoo or Delphi about daily to find.... nothing. I think you can
> count the number of active people in these forums on a single hand.
>  There doesn't seem to be any real software dealers. No one from the
> old software companies like Sundog or Diecom are active with the COCO
> at all. These floppys are 15+ years old and when they go bad we are
> SOL.
>  Don't get me wrong, I'm not talking bad, I'm just saying the COCO
> community seems very much dead. I think I find this so shocking
> because all the years I spent reading Rainbow magazines, going to
> Rainbow fests in NJ, and ordering every COCO game I could buy as a
> young person, and now ..... nothing.
>  I mean, go on over to an Atari community... Maybe not Atari
> computers, I don't know I never liked Atari computers, but the old
> game systems. Now those are active and working online groups.
> Just my thoughts .....
> Charlie

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