[Coco] Fwd: Re: is this group still active?

gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Oct 4 10:53:42 EDT 2011

On Tuesday, October 04, 2011 10:52:13 AM Dennis Bathory-Kitsz did opine:

> Wants to get rid of his CoCo stuff; see first message below.
> Dennis

Sounds interesting Dennis, but other than the mindstream.net addy, I and 
many of us have no clue where it is.

> >From: "michael brown" <nworbekim at windstream.net>
> >Subject: Re: is this group still active?
> >Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2011 07:03:40 -0400
> >
> >THERE'S A VOICE FROM THE PAST!!!     many thanks for the many
> >inspirations you gave me... my life would probably be considerably
> >different if it weren't for people like you and the rainbow
> >contributors...  the impact gave me the desire to earn a PC computer
> >tech certificate and although i don't actually work as a tech in the
> >computer industry, i have used the knowledge in my career as a
> >musician/teacher...  i believe it was an article by you, in fact,
> >that turned me on to electronic music... and i've continued to
> >combine music and computers since.
> >
> >recently i purchased a roland guitar synth and am struggling to
> >master it... i am utterly overwhelmed by the sounds built into the
> >box, i can't wait until i'm able to work out my own sounds...
> >
> >nostalgically, i hate to see the coco stuff go in the dumpster... i
> >hoped maybe someone out there might use it... but i need to
> >declutter the farm. we've lived here 24 years and suddenly it seems
> >that we're overwhelmed with "STUFF" ...  i can't remember bringing
> >it all in, but somehow, its here... i've taken 1 pallet load off,
> >and have another ready, and i'm not quite finished...  i given, i
> >guess, a quarter ton of stuff to the local scrap metal scavengers...
> >i set stuff at the end of the lane near the mailbox, with a FREE
> >SCRAP sign, and its gone within the hour... people are struggling to
> >earn a living, and they're eager for the stuff... i'm lucky i'm in
> >the position i'm in, and don't have to worry so much, at the moment.
> >
> >i'm firmly, entrenched in the PC world these days... and the coco
> >stuff just doesn't fit any more.
> >
> >i won't bother you with a subscription, but you might post the
> >earlier message to the group, for me...
> >
> >
> >
> >+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >
> >  the game is won not on game-day, but in the work and preparation
> > 
> > that leads up to game-day.
> >
> >+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- From: "Dennis Bathory-Kitsz"
> ><bathory at maltedmedia.com>
> >To: "michael brown" <nworbekim at windstream.net>
> >Sent: Friday, September 30, 2011 12:14 AM
> >Subject: Re: is this group still active?
> >
> >>On Thu, September 29, 2011 11:49 pm, michael brown wrote:
> >>>i am a former coco enthusiast and this past week, i've been
> >>>cleaning up around
> >>>the house.  i've found a box of coco's, drives, cartridges,
> >>>software packages
> >>>and books... if your group is still active and interested, i will
> >>>gladly inventory this stuff, box it and ship it to whoever is
> >>>willing to pay the shipping...  i've contacted former coco owners
> >>>around my area, and while there's a lot of nostalgia, there's not a
> >>>lot of interest...
> >>>
> >>>the stuff will be here a couple of weeks, then its going into the
> >>>dumpster...
> >>>
> >>>many thanks...
> >>
> >>Hi Michael,
> >>
> >>Do you want me to subscribe you to the group? It has about 350
> >>active members.
> >>
> >>Dennis
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Cheers, Gene
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