Laugh, it's funny

Curt @ Atari Museum curt at atarimuseum.com
Tue Mar 23 21:02:18 CDT 2010


If it is a joke, it was very convincing... certainly had me going, the 
machine is pretty cool looking though.    Little early for April Fools, 
isn't it?



Joe Giliberti wrote:
> The machine in the fake advert looks as though it could have existed at one
> point
>
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 9:54 PM, Marcin Wichary <mwichary at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> For those unfamiliar with The Onion’s style of humour, this is a joke. :)
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 6:50 PM, Curt @ Atari Museum
>> <curt at atarimuseum.com>wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> What's not so funny is, the article could've mentioned a telco# or (looks
>>> like these guys don't have one - a website) ---  If they are hurting for
>>>       
>> $$$
>>     
>>> I'm sure enough of us calling to see if they have any of their X-117C
>>> computers or parts still lying around, we'd all help buy those up and
>>>       
>> those
>>     
>>> guys would make a few bucks, I for one think that is a damned cool
>>>       
>> looking
>>     
>>> computer, I wonder if it was a CP/M box... I can't find ANY reference or
>>>       
>> a
>>     
>>> Xalaga computer anywhere, and never heard of one until today.    Judging
>>> from that alone, looks like these guys biggest problem is they didn't
>>>       
>> know
>>     
>>> how to market themselves very well.
>>>
>>>
>>> Curt
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Evan Koblentz wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>>         
>> http://www.theonion.com/articles/computer-company-started-in-garage-30-years-ago-no,17124/
>>     
>>>>         
>
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