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83 votes

How was early randomness generated?

52 votes
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What was "the shrinkwrap issue?"

39 votes

How can I play QBasic Nibbles on a modern machine?

33 votes
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Does this computer have a steering wheel?

31 votes

In what language(s) is the return value set by assigning to the function’s name?

29 votes

Did the computer mouse always output relative x/y and not absolute?

27 votes

Did many programs really store years as two characters (Y2K bug)?

26 votes

Does the industry continue to produce outdated architecture CPUs with leading-edge process?

25 votes
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Does DB15 actually exist?

24 votes

What was the legal arrangement between author, publisher and end user for 'type-in programs' in old computer magazines?

24 votes
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Retrocomputing software development process/methodologies

23 votes
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Rescuing data from old audio cassettes

23 votes

Why were closed tape loops never a popular storage medium (or were they)?

22 votes
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What was the end of line convention for text files on the 8-bit Commodores

22 votes

What was the ASCII end of medium (EM) character intended to be used for?

20 votes

Loading ZX Spectrum tape audio in a post-cassette world

20 votes
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Was the Apple II ever sold in kit form?

20 votes

Why did BASIC programs tend to READ a redundant copy of DATA?

19 votes
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Document format for a DOS word processor where control commands begin with a dot

19 votes
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Make a BASIC TAP file readable on Linux

18 votes
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Is there a C64(or any other) emulation that can be run in terminal?

18 votes
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Identifying this 6502 Assembler

18 votes

In 2020 are there fully assembled z80 devices available at reasonable cost?

17 votes

Did any European computers use 10-line fonts?

17 votes
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BBC/Acorn BASIC, what made it so fast?

17 votes

Low-cost sound chip

17 votes

What early home computers have more than one CPU, where both could be used by the programmer?

16 votes

Did the computer mouse always output relative x/y and not absolute?

16 votes

Why was it not possible to cost-reduce the Amiga 500?

16 votes

Is there a version of Python that runs on a QL, Speccy or a Commodore?

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