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Old 04-25-2017, 11:33 PM   #1
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Some old funny ads


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Old 04-26-2017, 01:07 AM   #2
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Old 04-26-2017, 08:03 AM   #3
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Ahhh, a couple of those bring back memories of seeing them NEW!
 
Old 04-26-2017, 11:01 AM   #4
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Old 04-27-2017, 07:31 AM   #5
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A lot of people don't remember how expensive computer stuff used to be, before there was any kind of established consumer market for it.

But, it was still fun to play with, anyway.
 
Old 04-27-2017, 01:10 PM   #6
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there was also this:
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i remember my brother used to play "worse things happen at sea" and "boulderdash" on it...
 
Old 04-27-2017, 01:45 PM   #7
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what the ?????

I've heard of and seen sex sells in advertisements, but dang I can't believe they even got away with that one.
 
Old 08-28-2019, 10:25 AM   #8
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I was going to start a new thread, but since this thread appeared in the "Similar Threads" window...

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Old 08-28-2019, 11:17 AM   #9
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A lot of people don't remember how expensive computer stuff used to be, before there was any kind of established consumer market for it.

But, it was still fun to play with, anyway.
Indeed. But only if you could afford it.
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Old 08-28-2019, 11:18 AM   #10
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Man, some of these bring back the memories!!!
 
Old 08-30-2019, 01:08 PM   #11
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Wow. I forgot Sun ever even existed.
 
  


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