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Re: by jove
« Reply #1 on: 08:57, 14 May 14 »
I must admit Rob it is one of the more interesting auctions I have seen in recent times. Having the IP to one of the more iconic and radical systems might be worth it some peeps, if they had the money of course  :D
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Re: by jove
« Reply #2 on: 10:43, 14 May 14 »
An interesting collection, but what would one do with it, other than store it somewhere? It's hardly going to be used to launch a new computer?

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Re: by jove
« Reply #3 on: 12:12, 14 May 14 »
An interesting collection, but what would one do with it, other than store it somewhere?

Probably send a lot of "cease and desist" letters  ;)

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Re: by jove
« Reply #4 on: 12:38, 14 May 14 »
Probably send a lot of "cease and desist" letters  ;)

I'm sure there's ways of being an internet prick for less than 10 Grand :D

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Re: by jove
« Reply #5 on: 14:40, 14 May 14 »
the link doesn't work with me... :(

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Re: by jove
« Reply #6 on: 14:53, 14 May 14 »
the link doesn't work with me... :(

It seems to be blocked from the ebay.fr site too. Can you see it here via Germany?: The entire iconic Jupiter ACE project - including the brand itself | eBay

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Re: by jove
« Reply #7 on: 15:57, 14 May 14 »
this page must be Francophobic...  :laugh:

anyway, I was just curious about what you were talking about, nothing important about...

(redundancy is redundant)

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Re: by jove
« Reply #8 on: 16:23, 14 May 14 »
Then go here: The Jupiter ACE all the details are there too. The price is 10,000 pounds for the ownership of the name plus the remaining contents from the company.

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Re: by jove
« Reply #9 on: 20:17, 14 May 14 »
I must admit Rob it is one of the more interesting auctions I have seen in recent times. Having the IP to one of the more silly and failed systems might be worth it some peeps, if they had the money of course  :D


There, I fixed it for you :D

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Re: by jove
« Reply #10 on: 08:59, 15 May 14 »

There, I fixed it for you :D

Thanks Gryzor ...... Although I was being polite lol  :laugh:
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Re: by jove
« Reply #11 on: 09:02, 15 May 14 »
Well, we all have a little something for the underdog, and the ACE was certainly interesting; it was also what you get when you let engineers market a product without any proper filters in place to tell them that yes, this might be extremely interesting for some, but a total flop for the mass market.

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Re: by jove
« Reply #12 on: 10:20, 15 May 14 »
Having the IP to one of the worst business decisions ever made and the ultimate "epic fail" might be worth it some peeps, if they had the money of course  :D

You didn't push that far enough Gryzor :D

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Re: by jove
« Reply #13 on: 11:00, 15 May 14 »
Heh :D Just being polite myself, in turn :D

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Re: by jove
« Reply #14 on: 16:18, 18 May 14 »
Well the auction ended with zero bids, so obviously it's not worth 10 grand to anyone.

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Re: by jove
« Reply #15 on: 17:46, 18 May 14 »
Poor little machine, even as a curiosity it can't even bring much... failure to the end.

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Re: by jove
« Reply #16 on: 18:42, 18 May 14 »
My suspicion is that the vendor never really anticipated any bids but want to get people talking about the machine again. I mean you weren't really getting much for your money were you.

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Re: by jove
« Reply #17 on: 20:10, 18 May 14 »
so basically it is a speccy48 with assembler as OS ?

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Re: by jove
« Reply #18 on: 23:09, 18 May 14 »
May the FORTH be with you!

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Re: by jove
« Reply #19 on: 23:27, 18 May 14 »
A week or two to late unfortunately :laugh:

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Re: by jove
« Reply #20 on: 23:30, 18 May 14 »
Heh, oh well.