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Ralph Dula

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Nothing breaks the mood of a bad day like randomly finding Megaforce on your company server without explanation.

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Now I have to dig out my Hot Wheels collection after work.

ETA: I just recalled in 2005 or so someone on RPG.net found one of the vehicles in a parking lot in California and took a picture with it. If memory serves, someone else said a guy owned two of them, and had one parked in each of the businesses he owns.
 

Nobby-W

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Colour vector graphics on an ordinary TV screen. Atari did that with a few games.

Until I understood how CRT shadow masks worked I used to think it was an impressive act of precision sharp shooting on the part of whatever hardware they used to control the deflectors.
 
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E-Rocker

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In the mid-90s, my town (Kent, WA, USA) got one o' them new-fangled multiplex thingies with 17 screens. I called to get the movie times, and there were so many that by the time I heard the relevant one, we would have been late for the movie. I swear it took something like 20 minutes to get through them all. iirc, you also had to listen to a Pepsi add prior to actually hearing the times.
 

Bunch

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In the mid-90s, my town (Kent, WA, USA) got one o' them new-fangled multiplex thingies with 17 screens. I called to get the movie times, and there were so many that by the time I heard the relevant one, we would have been late for the movie. I swear it took something like 20 minutes to get through them all. iirc, you also had to listen to a Pepsi add prior to actually hearing the times.
Yeah I remember when that went in. I lived in federal way and it was faster to drive, pick up friends and get there than to listen through all that crap.
 

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Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time was released today in 1984...


...38 years ago.

In 1984 that would be like talking about a song released in 1946
I am suddenly feeling both
A: old.
B: that outside of computer graphics and ways to view boobs, cultural/artistic progress has slowed down considerably over the last few decades.
 
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