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    Re: Makin' The Best of a Bad Situation

    Hey - just for that I'm gonna smash you in the kithara!
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    Re: Makin' The Best of a Bad Situation

    Paul, do you know anyone who plays zither?

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    I need a teacher!

    Tom M.
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    Re: Trivia Time Trivia Time!

    IH truck - good connection!

    https://www.mst3ktemple.com/silvercup_rocket.html

    And now you know ... the rest of the story.

    Rocky Jones and Star Trek?
    ...
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    Trivia Time Trivia Time!

    OK fellow history buffs ... what's the origin of what's shown in the photos - and ... where is it now?

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    Enquiring minds want to know!
  5. Thread: 5 1/4" drive?

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    Re: 5 1/4" drive?

    Mike - it sure is easier to show family and friends a photo album of printed pictures, than try to get them all on the right "platform" to see various photo and video formats. Funny - and sad - when...
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    Re: 5 1/4" drive?

    I still have mine. WordStar, SuperCalc, dBase II, even a lightning-fast 300 baud modem!, etc.

    http://oldcomputers.net/pics/osborne1.jpg

    Back in those days, computers were expensive (this one...
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    Re: Makin' The Best of a Bad Situation

    https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/sites/default/files/styles/f03-651x400/public/2019/10/08/oprah_winfrey_donacion_universidad.jpg
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    Re: Put my toys away for the winter

    Sounds like a lot of Pennsylvanians too.

    <ducks and runs>
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    Re: 5 1/4" drive?

    Thanks gents. Just remembered my 1983 Osborne has two 5.25 floppy drives. If I use the old cp/m program MediaMaster, I can read DOS disks. At least this way I'll see the directory file listings.
    ...
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    Re: 5 1/4" drive?

    Thanks Elliot. I have found lots of the 5.25 floppy drives, but no USB adapter or power supply for the drives.

    Ay, there's the rub!
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    5 1/4" drive?

    Is there such a critter any more?

    Our library has some 5.25 inch floppy disks, supposedly full of research papers into aviation history. I'd like to at least read the directories to see what's on...
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    Re: 1974 2500M Spring Rates

    Rob - you might also want to ask on the TVR club site:

    http://www.tvrccna.org/

    They've also got 2500 parts catalogues and owner manuals.

    Tom M.
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    General MG Re: Magnette windscreen washers

    Hi Ken - could you post a photo of your Magnette's washer system in place? There were several types of washer systems, made by different suppliers. That might help us find more details for you. ...
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    Re: New MG owner in Washington State.

    Hi Rusty - welcome to BCF.

    Congrats on your new MGB. When you're ready to ask questions, head over to the MG area:

    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/forumdisplay.php?17-MG

    Good to have...
  15. Thread: Ellis Island

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    Re: Ellis Island

    Yer darn tootin' there wasn't. We had to wait for the lava to cool before we could row the raft ashore.


    You young whipsnappers!
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    Re: Ellis Island

    There was no Ellis Island when my forebears arrived here!

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    Re: Joshua blew the trumpet

    Mike - PM sent.
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    Re: GEAUX Tigers!!

    Definitely time to celebrate:

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    (That's Community coffee in the cup ...)
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    Re: Veteran's Day Coffee Sale

    Basil - thanks for posting the link. Just ordered my first sampler box.

    And from their site, here's one of the most important reasons we should continually thank our veterans - and our...
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    Re: Is this false advertising?

    Or ... probably simpler not to subscribe in the first place.

    Just sayin'
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    Re: Is this false advertising?

    "I will not be signing up for the service.
    David"

    Good idea. Once you're roped into a "service", it'll take major efforts to get back out. Amazing how much we sign up for "at a discount", which...
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    Re: Joshua blew the trumpet

    A few weeks ago at Sturbridge, I met a family from Dresden (the old DDR). We got to talking about the Wall, and I told them my experience visiting the DDR in 1967. Train pulls to a stop at the...
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    Joshua blew the trumpet

    and the wall came tumbling down.


    https://youtu.be/jnCPdLlUgvo

    November 9, 1989.

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    https://www.dw.com/en/the-day-the-berlin-wall-came-down/a-51099267
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    Re: 6-pack

    from their Facebook page: Hacked, deleted, and wiped out.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/138914579533033/

    "Alan Atkinson: Hacked. Everything deleted, including what backups there were. No...
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    Seabat on the Corporal

    April of 1956, off Key West. Notice an unusual feature of this Balao-class sub?

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    A tight fit:

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    The rest of the story:
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