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POLL: Original Atari Owners, Where Was Your First Atari System Purchased?
Posted 28 February 2015 - 02:23 PM
There used to be a chain of stores here in the NW called "GI Joes". That first 2600 come from GI Joes.
My first Commodore computer came from Montgomery Wards, and my first Atari computer was from Sears. Good memories.
Edited by RickR, 28 February 2015 - 02:25 PM.
Posted 28 February 2015 - 08:50 PM
my first 2600 was a christmas gift so I guess sears same for my 7800
Lynx was from toys r us(the same store I was working at the time)
the jaguar was brought from local dealer here in IL.
the 7800 and lynx were also christmas gifts when they first came out.
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Posted 02 March 2015 - 11:05 PM
Lionel PlayWorld (Gretna, LA) Christmas 1986 - Atari 2600 Jr.
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consoles I own: Atari 2600 Vader & Jr. (short rainbow) w/box, GCE Vectrex, Radio Shack CoCo2 (64k) w/box, Intellivision, NES, SNES, N64 (x3), Xbox (Halo Ed.), PS1 (x3), PS2 slim, Wii, Mattel HyperScan (x2) handhelds I own: Microvision w/box, Electronic Football (by Sears) w/box, Tomytronic Pac-Man w/ box, Entex PacMan2, Coleco Donkey Kong tabletop w/box (w/ Coleco "Perma-Power" Adapter), & all MGA Classic Arcade's and Jakk's Pacific/TV Games Plug-n-Play.
Posted 28 April 2015 - 01:13 AM
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Posted 29 April 2015 - 06:16 PM
Bought my 7800 for $79.99 at Toys R Us, most likely in 87.
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