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Chenmunka
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Could you see what you are typing in a Teletype?

41 votes

Was there a retro computer susceptible of being damaged only by issuing instructions at it?

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What was the point of Apple Pascal having its own file system?

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Magnetic exposure to floppy disk damages file system and requires complete reformat?

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How did the Sideways address space work?

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What's the TUBE interface of the BBC micro all about?

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What makes slot 7 of the Apple ][ unique from 1-6 and how was this used?

20 votes

How did the BBC Micro stay cool?

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What is this diskette drive?

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How were Lisps usually implemented on architectures that has no stack or very small stacks?

19 votes

Identify an early 90s optical mouse

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Why did the Sinclair ZX-Spectrum use a membrane keyboard?

16 votes
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Heating issues in Apple II?

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How can a computer use the drive's momentum for emergency power?

15 votes

History of Ctrl-S and Ctrl-Q for flow control

14 votes
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Origin of dealer networks

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Found an IBM 5291. What is it, from when, and how much is it worth?

12 votes
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Actual code written by Ada Lovelace?

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S-100 bus and device drivers

12 votes

Executable ASCII files before x86?

12 votes

BBC model B, 20 pinouts port on keyboard below speaker used for what?

12 votes

Was there ever any reason to wait 30 seconds to restart a c.1995 PC?

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Was the PDP-11 coroutine instruction actually used?

11 votes

How can I hook up my Acorn RISC PC 600 to a LCD monitor?

10 votes

How can I connect a DIN plug keyboard to USB?

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How do I replace a ZX Spectrum 48k keyboard membrane?

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What should I do to clean up a Power Mac G3 that's been outside for two years?

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How many bits are stored in a memory location in a PDP-11?

10 votes

Could we change the baud rate for the two serial ports on a terminal and on a computer?

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Is it still possible to access a BBS via dial up internet on the C64 (or other retro computers)