[rescue] Perverse Question
mfree80286 at adelphia.net
Sat Jun 7 19:55:49 CDT 2003
scrap and a grab bag from a local computer shop. They were 1m 3 chip 30 pin
simms from dead systems that were sold totally unguaranteed and frankly
needed a swipe from a fiberglass pen once or twice to get contact on the
On that system, the most expensive thing I had was the case... everything
else was scrap and throwaways. Even the monitor for the longest time was a
Hyundai 14" with blown channels... I used it as a monochrome monitor with
red pixels :) I'm surprised that I didn't burn down the house, the plastic
on top of that monitor was often too hot to touch....
Ah, the wonders of being 16, po', and an incorrigible computer geek....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim H." <lists at pellucidar.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 1:39 AM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Perverse Question
> On Sat, 7 Jun 2003 20:32:43 -0400
> "Michael Free" <mfree80286 at adelphia.net> wrote:
> > Instrument 386SX16 that I was running 8 megs ram on. $5 for the board
> > and$20 for ram back in 1994 :) That was my very first self-owned
> > self-built PC. But, it was replaced and so because a toy like
> > everything else.
> Where did you get your RAM? I was happy to get RAM at $40/M in 94.
> That is in the era I was running an sx/20, running WINFW 3.11 in
> enhanced mode in 3M of RAM. Actually had Windows, MS Office, Word
> Perfect and tons of shareware shoehorned into a 105M Kalok drive, after
> trimming all unneccessary files. Back when memory management mattered
> on a home PC.
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