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    Wanted Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    I am after an amiga 1200, id even consider non working ones, parts or accessories as I want to do out a retro room for amiga 1200 stuff.

    I realise they are selling for silly money on ebay but I'm asking for myself, not to sell on and make a profit on I will be keeping it for myself.

    I do have emulators and every single amiga game ever released on a bluray disc but its not the same.

    thanks lads.

    if I remember rightly as I'm wanting something I don't need the date/time stamp

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    I remember saving all my pennies back in the day ready for launch day. Standing outside my local nerd shop waiting for it to open.

    Fantastic machines the 1200. So sad they went bust.

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    Tell me about it mate I save for ages for the 1200, they were very underrated those machines and I enjoyed every minute of mine, I programmed a speech emulator and a kids painting program called kids paint. all done in amos. I could not even clear a screen these days (oh wait CLS!)
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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    What happened to the one I sold you? Trying to get an Amiga network going?!

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    going for 100 quid up to 250and more mate

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    200 quid BIN on ebay, is that too much?
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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Quote Originally Posted by funkyg View Post
    What happened to the one I sold you? Trying to get an Amiga network going?!
    He sold it on eBay.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Off the top of my head weren't they about £180 brand new back in the day.


    Edit: fuck me a quick google shows it launched at £399. I did well saving up that :-) I think my old man paid half from memory.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Back in the day I paid £399 for my Amiga 500 on launch day and then went back the next day for the 512MB upgrade @ £99. Then spent the day messing around with Amiga Paint and gawping at Marble Madness.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    The Days.... Mail Trading.... BBS's..... Great Days..... a500 a600 a1200 a3000 a4000 which i'd kept them...

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Quote Originally Posted by c0axial View Post
    The Days.... Mail Trading.... BBS's..... Great Days..... a500 a600 a1200 a3000 a4000 which i'd kept them...
    Also had an a4000 with top gpu add on iirk .
    Hardware was amazing.

    I could be wrong but wasn't Babylon 5 rendered on a bunch of Amiga A4000's ?!?!

    Sad times they went bust.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Quote Originally Posted by piggzy View Post
    I could be wrong but wasn't Babylon 5 rendered on a bunch of Amiga A4000's ?!?!
    If I remember correctly, it was a [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] board that did the magic, but these could only be used in higher end Amigas.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Lmao this thread has been hijacked to shit
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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Quote Originally Posted by Teajunkie View Post
    Lmao this thread has been hijacked to shit
    Yup and Detector aint been back anyway lol

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    If we're gonna hijack it, lets do it proper.

    My Commodore 64 is better than your speccy dot-crawl shit.

    Also, which was better - BASF-90's or TDK-Chrome SAX-90's?

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Quote Originally Posted by piggzy View Post
    Also had an a4000 with top gpu add on iirk .
    Hardware was amazing.

    I could be wrong but wasn't Babylon 5 rendered on a bunch of Amiga A4000's ?!?!

    Sad times they went bust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by piggzy View Post
    I could be wrong but wasn't Babylon 5 rendered on a bunch of Amiga A4000's ?!?!
    I thought they used Amiga 2000's and a Fusion 40 accelerator + Toaster?

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Who had a Spectrum. My first ever bit of kit was a ZX Spectrum 48k with rubber keys.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    Ti-99/4A >> ZX80 >> ZX81+RAM Pack >> VIC-20

    Then my golden era of Atari 800XL + Happy drive and C64 + 1541 drive both hooked up to a Philips CM8833 monitor. I'll never forget opening the post one morning to find 2 discs labelled 'Ballblaster' and 'Behind Jaggi Lines' - I didn't leave the room in days..

    Although I was jealous of Speccy users for having Lunar Jetman and Atic Atac. When they first come out I remember just standing in WHSmiths for hours looking at those 2.

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    Default Re: Amiga 1200 Wanted - no silly prices please

    ya set of cunts lol, yeah hijack it to shit as long as the original message stays I'm fine.

    btw my first ever computer was the commodore plus 4
    then commodore 64
    then amiga 500
    then amiga 1200
    then playstion, sega Saturn, dreamcast
    and then pc which I love to this day.
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