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[ale] For the sanity of my marriage



Do you have non PC cable? I need one Commodore 64 floppy drive serial cable.

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 10:08 PM Scott Castaline via Ale <ale at ale.org>
wrote:

> I have a few boxes in the garage and most of the loose stuff upstairs in
> the bonus room. When we first moved in this house i had planned to put
> together a mad man's electronics lab, but then my son and his family had to
> move in and all plans went to hell including all my savings so I no longer
> really have much need for most of it. So it's open pickings for anyone
> interested.
>
> Raj I would also be interested in donating if you could give me more info
> on this group.
> On 11/21/19 4:48 PM, jon.maddog.hall at gmail.com wrote:
>
> I have the same problem, but it goes back 50 years.  At the age of 69
> there are only a couple years left (if that long) before I have to
> downsize.  I saw my parents do that, and it was not pretty getting them to
> let go.
>
> I found a solution to the "emotional attachment" part, which is to
> photograph the things before I chuck or sell them.  A 2.5" disk can hold a
> lot of pictures these days, and when that fills up a "rm -f *" takes care
> of the rest.
>
> I do have some things that people might like to have, but about half of it
> will hit the dumpster pretty soon, and I may even be able to entertain
> again.
>
>
> md
>
>
> Can't help with the emotional attachment part. Still crying about tossing
> out the first x86 I built. Can't afford therapy. Cuts into the hardware
> budget. :-)
>
>
>
>
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