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#1 ryan_4491



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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:43 PM

I am a big fan of Atari and not just Atari. I am also a fan of Chuck E. Cheese's, Creative Engineering, Microsoft, Apple, 90's Nickelodeon, Furby, Retro Video Games, Nintendo and Sega. Now enough of me talking about my interests. I'll tell you how I got into Atari. When I was younger going into Walmart and looking at all the cool games out there really interested me. I found an Atari Flashback in the game section and I knew it was something my dad would bring up sometimes. One day I asked my dad what it was like playing with Atari and he said it was great. He had a full collection of games and one Atari 8 Bit computer that he used for years. When the NES came out he was never a big fan of it and he ended up getting the XE instead. Lot's of years went buy and he started to loose interest but never completely got rid of his collection. He says it might still be left in his parent's house in New York and we might try looking for it this summer. My other interests will also take time to explain so I just chose Atari for today.

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#2 The Professor

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:48 PM

Welcome to Atari I/O Ryan! Chuck E. Cheese is in our DNA here :)
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#3 Rowsdower70


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:51 PM

Welcome Ryan!

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"For you - Rowsdower from the 70 - have been appointed Omnivisioner of the Game Grid."  ~ Atari Adventure Square

#4 Justin


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:55 PM

Welcome to the forums Ryan! It's great to have another fan of all things retro join us!  :invader:

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#5 RickR


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 11:15 PM

You found the right place to share your passion. 

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#6 TrekMD


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 11:32 PM

Welcome to IO!

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Going to the final frontier, gaming...

#7 jmjustin6


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 11:36 PM

Welcome Ryan
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#8 Lost Dragon

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 03:31 PM

Welcome Ryan.

This is a great place, with great people, discussing great things.

Hope you enjoy it here.
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#9 Atari Creep

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 12:56 PM

Hey Ryan, WELCOME!!!!


I was out your way (Chandler) for some time but moved back to Boston.


Found the right place for someone with your love of Atari!!! 

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Don't just watch TV, PLAY IT!

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