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Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Commie_User » 24/12/2013 - 20:22

Nobody saying Happy Christmas yet?


Oh. Well, while we're waiting, let's see how others currently celebrate Christmas, back in the past.



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http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/dec/1 ... stmas-dem/

A Commodore-singed Christmas seems a good place to start. A special Yuletide go on the Commie to see in the Midnight hour is well underway then. (Especially as hitting STOP over and again breaks the '82 program so I can sample the full decay of all that lovely SID.)



Ah, 80s-ana. Takes me back to school and all the paperweight decorations littering all our classrooms, only up a few days before being destroyed, so we could all enjoy making more the next year. And I don't think we even noticed.





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And before the golden age of the Commodore, typewriters were whatever it was that was good. Well, more in the way of useful.

Even they have Christmas, so they must have been pretty OK. Well, good enough that mine still comes in handy for quick labels and such.







And you know you have your rose specs on when you realise we came along just as advanced electronics truly put comercialisation at the rightful heart of Christmas.


And may all your Christmasses be televised: http://www.tvcream.co.uk/?cat=8014

..Or logged in a book: http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=GbAZ ... as&f=false




So Merry Christmas, happy gaming and I'll leave you now with the wonderment of Christmas '89.

(There could be life after 1989, who knows. In fact, I don't want to know. Past 1990, it's too much the scary future I can live without.)


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I don't miss the childhood Christmas excitement though. Kept me up half the night.

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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Chris Abbott » 25/12/2013 - 10:15

Nice :) Merry Christmas to all, or at least the subset still here ;-)
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Post by Analog-X64 » 25/12/2013 - 13:01

Merry Christmas including all the Lurkers :)
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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by The Von Braun » 25/12/2013 - 22:42

Merry xmas from a newbie.

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Post by Chris Abbott » 25/12/2013 - 23:09

@The Von Braun: I've never seen such activity on this forum since the last time someone tried to sell us Vuitton handbags!
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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Commie_User » 26/12/2013 - 1:58

Fantastic. And with this new blood, I have an idea.

Anyone fancy putting some of this really retro music on the Commodore?

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It's on Youtube as well: http://www.bbcshop.com/history/david-st ... nvt/av3092

Y'know, Zadok for George III's wedding and stuff. Well only the most regal tracks for our iconic Commies.


There was an episode earlier. The whole thing probably should be as interesting as Howard Goodall's History of Music.

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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by The Von Braun » 26/12/2013 - 10:01

Everyone seems to 'do' Facebook and Twitter these days, leaving forums somewhat neglected.

:lol: Mind you, if you guys need a new fitted kitchen or patio lighting, i know this bloke......

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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Vosla » 26/12/2013 - 11:20

Heh. Late as ever but ...
Happy Christmas!
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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Commie_User » 31/12/2013 - 22:23

...And Happy New Year to everybody.

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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Chris Abbott » 01/01/2014 - 15:22

I'm Thing on a Spring and I approve of your message!
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Re: Christmas In Retroland....

Post by Marcel Donné » 01/01/2014 - 15:31

A bit late for Christmas, so Happy New Year to all of you and yours, my fellow retro-ians! :D

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