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World of Commodore 2011 December 3rd In Toronto 142

Posted by samzenpus
from the playing-it-old-school dept.
Leif_Bloomquist writes "The Toronto PET Users Group (TPUG) is pleased to announce the World of Commodore 2011. TPUG would like to invite everyone to join us for a weekend of all things Commodore. There will be information about and displays of a variety of Commodore computers, demonstrations of new hardware and software projects using Commodore equipment, screenings of Commodore related videos, vendors selling the latest hardware and software available for Commodore computers as well as classic hardware, accessories, applications, games and much more."
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World of Commodore 2011 December 3rd In Toronto

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  • Re:First Post (Score:5, Insightful)

    by Jeremi (14640) on Thursday December 01, 2011 @07:45PM (#38233324) Homepage

    Get a real computer you cheap assholes.

    People who still use Commodores in 2011 are many things, but cheap is not one of them. Keeping an antiquated computer running and doing useful work is going to cost them much more than buying a new low-end PC from Walmart would. (and that's not even counting the airfare to Toronto)

  • by abigor (540274) on Thursday December 01, 2011 @08:17PM (#38233544)

    It qualifies as "news for nerds" in a big way. I think you're in the wrong place, sunshine.

  • by wierd_w (1375923) on Thursday December 01, 2011 @08:52PM (#38233794)

    Why do you equate "productive" with "grown up"?

    This fallacy, that when you reach the age of accountability you suddenly must become a dour and sour minded automoton that spends all their time woring, is a very serious problem these days.

    Really, what is so wrong with wanting to get together with a group of people that share similar interests, and just have some old fashioned, totally nonproductive fun?

    Tell me, mr. "Grownup", what exactly does watching weekend football accomplish? What product gets produced? What's that you say? Nothing? Oh, I see... ok, how about having a beer with your friend? What does that accomplish? Oh? Nothing again? By your logic, you shouldn't do those things. Instead you should be spending all your time toiling in obscurity to produce a product... but for whom?

    This is the reason why your post was modded down. Even FOSS developers are not slaves. The joy in creation for creation's sake is destroyed when people bitch, moan, and demand more free shit. Expecting "nerds" to do nothing but work so you can have neat toys you didn't work for, and telling them to grow up when they want to have some fun is perverse.

    If somebody is in need of understanding reality, and growing up, I would say it is you sir. Everyone needs to simply have fun from time to time. Especially adults.

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