[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: Hello All
vburke at skow.net
Thu May 27 18:22:07 EDT 2004
Some of us are so old we forget what we were going to sat between thinking
and typing it :).
----- Original Message -----
From: "James C. Hrubik, Sr." <jimhrubik at earthlink.net>
To: <ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com>; "CoCoList for Color Computer
Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] [Color Computer] Re: Hello All
> 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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