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  • Identify these cartriges (vanity)

    10/08/2005 9:47:13 AM PDT · by gilor · 61 replies · 977+ views
  • Your first "Killer APP" (vanity)

    04/13/2005 9:18:26 PM PDT · by gilor · 31 replies · 502+ views
    Remember when 'killer app' started the buzzword lexicon of today? What was the first program or game that made you realize: 'these computer things might catch on'? I used to mess around with the early stuff (ATARI 800XL w/ dual 5 1/4" 360K drives was my first), but once way back when a friend of mine upgraded his XT to CGA, added one of those new 'sound cards' and replaced a failed 20MB HD(it sucked loading games up off multiple floppies) he installed "INCUNABELLA"(sic) the game had shit graphics but excellent game play.
  • Funniest thing I've ever seen

    10/14/2004 12:44:45 PM PDT · by gilor · 96 replies · 5,941+ views
  • Ballad Honors Taliban John

    07/21/2002 7:52:36 AM PDT · by gilor · 240 replies · 498+ views
    <p>NASHVILLE — American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh is glorified and called Jesus-like in a country-rock song to be released soon by maverick singer-songwriter Steve Earle.</p> <p>The controversial ballad called "John Walker's Blues" is backed by the chanting of Arabic prayers and praises Allah.</p>
  • Should U.S. invade Iraq? (MSNBC POLL)

    07/17/2002 7:23:17 AM PDT · by gilor · 93 replies · 228+ views TIME! no - 72%yes - 28%
  • Breaking! - U.S. Plane down in Afghanistan

    06/12/2002 12:45:02 PM PDT · by gilor · 6 replies · 10+ views
    <p>A U.S. military MC-130 plane has crashed on takeoff from a base in Afghanistan, and there are reports of multiple fatalities.</p>
  • Utility Buys Town It Choked, Lock, Stock and Blue Plume

    05/13/2002 6:47:15 AM PDT · by gilor · 4 replies · 182+ views
    NY Times ^ | 05/13/2002 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
    CHESHIRE, Ohio, May 8 — This would have been an ordinary little town except for the bizarre blue plume that periodically emerged from the gigantic power plant and stalked through the streets, leaving townspeople complaining of raspy throats, burning eyes, sore lips, mouth blisters and grime everywhere....Click here for full atricle (registation required)
  • Outbreak spurs a record deer kill in Wisconsin

    05/06/2002 6:30:47 AM PDT · by gilor · 17 replies · 445+ views
    USAToday ^ | 05/06/02 | Anita Manning, USA TODAY
    <p>Landowners and hunters in Wisconsin this week will begin the unprecedented killing of all the white-tailed deer — up to 15,000 — in a part of the state where the deer are affected by a disease similar to Britain's mad cow disease.</p>