Tumblelog by Soup.io
Newer posts are loading.
You are at the newest post.
Click here to check if anything new just came in.

February 18 2019


November 05 2018

7698 ddb7 500
Reposted fromhare hare viasofias sofias
0616 67c5 500
Reposted bymendelsoupeterelavatorZoonk11atrantakivlovdenianPuck152kaesekuchentrinktouPorannytickimickisofakanteghalbadiouszembatamangoefrunemanrobintsdesinteressementboozefistashetskytytekkelupomsaweirdscenesinsidethegoldmineoskipanpancernytelutichgav3bsofafnirscaveshillenyaNayuhappykokeshilefuhurraarthidonjefekwasmiloszRainbowDashghalbadiousniedobrzeghalbadioussusannenueckelseverak

October 23 2018


Six months later, I listed it all for sale. I don't know why. I loved my Amiga, I spent countless hours glued to a tiny CRT screen either playing amazing games, or mastering Deluxe Paint 2. But this just didn't feel the same. It felt almost like a console versus what I remembered. The notion then of swapping disks was an absolute pain in the arse. Now it was almost something I longed for.

It didn't last long on Craigslist. 48 hours, I got a message from a guy in the South Bay begging me to bring it to him, since he didn't have a car. He knew what he was talking about, I knew it would be a good home, so said sure. When he saw what was in the back of my car, he covered his mouth in shock and openly wept. I'd asked for $500 for everything, he gave me $600 and one of the biggest hugs I'd ever had.

A few months later - not sure what prompted me to do it - I had a look for Amigas on Craigslist. And there she was - my A1200, up for sale again. Contacted the seller, and sure enough it was the same guy, and similar to me, he had the same experience. Thrilled to get it, but after the initial excitement of the first couple of weeks, it just sat there. Asked if I wanted to buy it back, but passed.

Now, here I am. Typing all this out in the Amiga subreddit that I just subscribed to. Despite my middle age, my other toys, the knowledge that technology is where it is these days, my family, and my absolute lack of free time, there's something about the Amiga that always calls to me. Maybe it's not the Amiga, but a happier time in my childhood when everything was simple, and life's biggest crisis was a corrupt floppy.

I dunno. But I'm off to watch a longplay of North and South that someone just posted...

Reposted byhighlmittel highlmittel
Wann habe ich meine Träume aufegegeben?
Reposted fromfightling fightling viaBanani Banani
Reposted fromtgs tgs
3638 8d8e 500
Reposted fromKrebs Krebs viaBanani Banani
7529 008a 500
Reposted from42Maelstrom 42Maelstrom viaBanani Banani
7239 51f9 500
Reposted fromregcord regcord viasofias sofias
Reposted fromgruetze gruetze viasofias sofias
0636 3eb8 500
Reposted bypassingbirdskizzoLonePoProstustragan-ze-snamihighlmittel

October 22 2018

Right now, though, and for the foreseeable future, sovereign Saudi money is tainted, poisoned, blood money. 
Reposted byDeva Deva

September 18 2018

5833 0797 500
Reposted bykhabarakhpandywarhoutytekambassadorofdumbPaseroVirusLykoustraycatfistitriadwarriorznuhnaichOhSnapshitonarainbowkonipassingbirdCharmaquestJaswicisNayucoloredgrayscaleDagarhenpulczynskidonjefedrecksack

August 23 2018


August 18 2018


August 01 2018

2141 3d01 500
Reposted byimperiumromanum imperiumromanum
Older posts are this way If this message doesn't go away, click anywhere on the page to continue loading posts.
Could not load more posts
Maybe Soup is currently being updated? I'll try again automatically in a few seconds...
Just a second, loading more posts...
You've reached the end.

Don't be the product, buy the product!