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A Mac by Any Other Name...

Started Sep 29, 2014

Happy 10th birthday iMac!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Aug 31, 2008.

What's your best Thrift Store / Yard Sale / Side of the Road find?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Wholly Mindless Jun 11, 2008.

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John commented on Chris K's photo
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"Nice! It's got to have one of the cleanest looks for the inside of a computer. I keep the side panel off of mine too :)"
Aug 23
John replied to AndyC's discussion Looking for network game suggestions for powerPC macs
"One more thing about descent/Descent 2 is you can network between the macs and PCs for that "
Aug 9
John replied to AndyC's discussion Looking for network game suggestions for powerPC macs
"Oops! Myth, not Myst."
Aug 9
John replied to AndyC's discussion Looking for network game suggestions for powerPC macs
"Descent is great if you have joysticks. Another one with a bit of a learning curve is Myst. "
Aug 9
John replied to AndyC's discussion Looking for network game suggestions for powerPC macs
"Marathon or Marathon 2 is great if all you have is keyboards and mice, there are also a lot of maps available. If you go with this, these pics might come in handy. I did them for a network game I did at VCFSE. "
Aug 7
John replied to AndyC's discussion Looking for network game suggestions for powerPC macs
"Marathon! "
Aug 7
John's blog post was featured

Call-A.P.P.L.E. FTW!

You may have listened to the interview with Rebecca Heineman & Jennell Jaquays that Brian Wiser and I did but if you haven't read it yet go check out the article (and all the other great articles) over at Call-A.P.P.L.E.. I can't imagine how long it must have taken to transcribe it. Brian has also out did himself finding great graphics to go with the words.See More
Aug 6
John posted a blog post

Call-A.P.P.L.E. FTW!

You may have listened to the interview with Rebecca Heineman & Jennell Jaquays that Brian Wiser and I did but if you haven't read it yet go check out the article (and all the other great articles) over at Call-A.P.P.L.E.. I can't imagine how long it must have taken to transcribe it. Brian has also out did himself finding great graphics to go with the words.See More
Aug 6

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When did you get your first Mac?
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away
How many Macs do you own?
30ish
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http://www.retromaccast.com

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Call-A.P.P.L.E. FTW!

You may have listened to the interview with Rebecca Heineman & Jennell Jaquays that Brian Wiser and I did but if you haven't read it yet go check out the article (and all the other great articles) over at Call-A.P.P.L.E.. I can't imagine how long it must have taken to transcribe it. Brian has also out did himself finding great graphics to go with the…

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Posted on August 6, 2015 at 8:56pm

Insulated Nerdvana

This is the downstairs where the arcade games will be. I'm trying to decide whether to call it Arcadia or Arc80s.

Here is the upstairs, the future home of my MacAttic…

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Posted on November 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Honey I Shrunk the Computer

My 1/3 scale mac is done! 

The Outside

I made the case using white …

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Posted on August 20, 2013 at 8:30pm — 38 Comments

Apple Pi

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi with the idea of making a 1/2 scale model of a Mac Plus. This is one those "Because I can" projects with no practical use (my favorite kind!). The Raspberry pi is a tiny little computer approximately 4" x 2.5" x .5" in size. As tiny as it is it can run lot of very cool apps including some old school emulators, as Derek has shown,…

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Posted on June 30, 2013 at 5:15pm — 4 Comments

Our Quest is at an end.

Yes folks, it's finally finished. The Banana Jr. lives! I have to say that I'm pretty happy with the final results.…




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Posted on October 23, 2010 at 9:44am — 15 Comments

Comment Wall (84 comments)

At 9:42pm on December 5, 2007, James said…
I hope we can get something going for our listeners here. It's really a great set of tools!
At 7:17am on December 8, 2007, John said…
Woot! I left a comment.
At 5:37pm on December 12, 2007, James said…
We have evidence that John was here! Now let's see if we can get more than just a "woot".
At 7:35pm on December 12, 2007, Braden said…
No friends!? I'll be your friend.

Dig the site, brother
At 4:49pm on December 16, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Yo Slacker! At least James should be your friend... Unless of course James is still mad at you for getting him mixed up in this "Podcast" thing.
At 6:06pm on December 17, 2007, HeathBar W. said…
Thanks! If you want the story behind it, I posted a comment on James's page.
At 8:32pm on December 17, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Say it, "Mac Slacker" fast enough and it almost sounds rude!
At 8:56pm on December 17, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Sounds like something you'd say about your bartender when you've had too much.
At 1:52pm on December 18, 2007, Ken said…
I was unaware that Magritte was a big fan of the Mac platform.
At 6:12pm on December 23, 2007, Ken said…
Merry UltraWisconsin Christmas to you.

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