Oldskooler Ramblings

the unlikely child born of the home computer wars

PCjr talk cancelled

Posted by Trixter on April 18, 2013


Our basement flooded due to Illinois floodrains, and we also had some issues regarding our roller scooters so I will not be traveling to notacon; there will be no PCjr talk this weekend.

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4 Responses to “PCjr talk cancelled”

  1. Alkivar said

    egads man… I hope nothing of value was lost in the flood… good luck on the cleanup!

    • Trixter said

      The damage to the vintage collection was thankfully minimal; the only real casualties were about 50 3.5″ disks I created in my BBS days, 25 boxed Amiga NTSC games :-( and an A3000. The damage to the basement was worse; we lost the carpet and couch, and are hoping to save the walls.

      There are some people in Chicagoland who had their basements fully furnished that are now under 6 feet of water, so I feel fortunate.

  2. VileR said

    Urgh, that sucks. :-/ Best of luck getting everything under control!
    If you ever find the time, perhaps you could salvage your work towards that PCjr presentation in a different form… something like your AT&T PC6300 retrospective video?

    • Trixter said

      The PCjr talk has already been rescheduled for the Vintage Computer Festival Midwest (vcfmw.org) in late 2013. The Harlem Shake references will be removed before then ;-)

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