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Topic # 152057 14-Sep-2014 18:38
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Hi I am an oldie, aged 55 professional from New Zealand, but have been around computers since they started off I guess. Commodores, IBM's, small screens, Olivetti typewriters with wow screens and disks for precedents!!

Still learning, and still spending heaps on new tech when it comes in.

I enjoy wasting(?) time watching what is new on BBC click and news 360 tech feeds as well as all the rest of the rss feeds etc available.

Now going paperless and loving it.

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  Reply # 1128479 14-Sep-2014 18:38
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  Reply # 1128495 14-Sep-2014 19:01
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  Reply # 1128563 14-Sep-2014 21:01
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Hi!

Damn those Commodores were cool back when....

have fun, be kind, ridicule gently and be WELCOME :)

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  Reply # 1128728 15-Sep-2014 07:40
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