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Old 09-28-2016, 08:16 PM   #1
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This Old *** Commodore 64 Is Still Being Used to Run an Auto Shop in Poland

Hell yeah.

We need to learn a lesson about needless consumerism from this auto repair shop in Gdansk, Poland. Because it still uses a Commodore 64 to run its operations. Yes, the same Commodore 64 released 34 years ago that clocked in at 1 MHz and had 64 kilobytes of RAM. It came out in 1982, was discontinued in 1994, but it’s still used to run a freaking company in 2016. That’s awesome.

To be sure, small businesses around the world often use technology that’s a bit more outdated than what the rest of us use in our daily lives but ****, flexing a Commodore 64 for work in a time when babies are given smartphones before pacifiers is pretty **** bad ***.

Here’s what Commodore USA’s Facebook page wrote regarding the computer:
This C64C used by a small auto repair shop for balancing driveshafts has been working non-stop for over 25 years! And despite surviving a flood it is still going...
I know where I’m going if my car ever breaks down in Poland.

Source: Gizmodo
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Old 09-29-2016, 08:47 AM   #2
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Well it is a C64C note the 'C' the original models had a power supply that was prone to over heat and would die quite often, it was the Galaxy Note 7 battery of its time.
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It's so dated can't be hacked. Love it. :P
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Old 11-16-2016, 11:55 PM   #4
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We sure adore our Commodore in Poland.

Here is a snapshot I took when in Bydgosch in 2012.
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Old 11-17-2016, 07:21 AM   #5
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We sure adore our Commodore in Poland.

Here is a snapshot I took when in Bydgosch in 2012.
So it was you that posted that image?
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