On 10/6/2013 8:44 PM, Noddy wrote:
> On 06/10/13 5:34 PM, Clocky wrote:
>> Why, I told you I was there.
> Yes, you did, but there is a difference between being "there" as a 9
> year old boy, and being there as a "hands on expert" who was aware of
> exactly what was going on like you make out you were.
> Clearly there is a very good reason (for you) as to why you won't tell
> anyone how old you were at the time.
>> I say you are wrong,
> You certainly do.
>> IBM says your wrong,
> No, they don't. IBM says they didn't release the PC to the world wide
> market until 1983, and even you have acknowledged that they were in
> widespread use with government departments here placing volume orders
> *way* before then.
> Much like the recent federal election, the start of the "official"
> campaign was announced a *long* time after the electioneering began.
>> my books say you're wrong, articles of the day say you are wrong,
>> documents from the time say you are wrong.
> Well we'll just have to take your word on all of that shit, won't we? As
> all the "proof" you showed anyone here was some bloke's blog :)
>> The only person who says you are right is you, and you have provided *no*
>> evidence except ever changing "memories" of events.
> Feel free to cite where I have ever said anything different to having
> one in September 1981.
>> I call bullshit and I'm justified in doing so.
> It's a free country pal, and you're entitled to call bullshit as often
> as you like. Of course, you appreciate that doing so does not
> automatically mean you're right.
>> Why would anyone actually care? I'm older then you think I am and that is
> There is only ever going to be *one* reason why you will never tell
> anyone how old you are, and that's because doing so will discredit you.
> Suit yourself and play your stupid game, but if you ask me you've
> already done the damage with your continual refusal.
>> That there weren't millions of home computers in homes in the early 80's.
> Oh, that. Yeah, that's right. There wasn't.
>> You called bullshit, I showed you that one 1 particular model sold a
>> on it's own before by 1982 and it was far from the only one out there.
> In 1981 I was the only person out of any of the 30 or something friends
> I went to school with who had a computer (or computers plural at that
> stage) and of all the people I knew at the time only one other person
> had one. Today I don't know anyone who *doesn't* have one.
> Were they out there at the time? Of course they were, but only someone
> in an advances state of paranoia (or no relevant memory :) could ever
> suggest that they were commonplace in 1981.
> In those days, they were very definitely *not* a commonplace household
> appliance, and I expect that's a difficult thing for someone like you to
> accept considering that you've never experienced a world without them.
>> Despite all the evidence, you stick to that bullshit. What does that say
>> about you?
> It says that despite all your ridiculous posturing my past isn't about
> to change any time soon.
>> It's a shining example of your hypocrisy in demanding evidence of other
>> peoples claims yet not feeling obligated to do the same for your
>> That's why you need reminding.
> I'd be only too happy to rub your nose in shit and give you whatever
> "evidence" you'd like, but there's none to give you. It was 32 ****ing
> years ago and as much of a stickler as I am for hanging on to momentos I
> neither have the original machine, the receipt or anything else relating
> to it.
> That is reasonable, but then you're aware of that too which is why you
> keep asking for it.
>> I had many computers before you even imagined owning your PC you sad
> Keep telling yourself that junior and one day it might be true. By the
> time you'd managed to con your parents out of enough money to buy your
> first game console I was already buying and selling PC's and other
> peripherals by the furniture van full.
U really expect anyone (other than sycophants) to believe U....No
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