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Early Apple (I, ][, ///, etc.)

Discussions about 8 bit Apple computers and clones
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Later Apple (68000+ based machines - Mac, Lisa, et

Later Apple machines from the Lisa to the Mac and beyond, including clones.
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Atari

Atari discussions
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Commodore

From the Pet to the Amiga
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DEC

Digital Equipment Corporation items of interest
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PCs and Clones

Older PC architectures from IBM and others - 8088 to 286 only!
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Later PCs

386 and 486 class systems only please.
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Pentium (First generation)

For discussion of collecting newer systems. Many of us wouldn't consider these "vintage", but some of us feel you should collect them before they're all recycled!
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S-100

S-100 Systems discussions
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CP/M and MP/M

Discuss these venerable old operating systems and the machines that run them
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Unix/Xenix/Linux Workstations

Unix family discussions
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Tandy/Radio Shack

Discussions about the Tandy/TRS-80 line of computers from the Model I on up.
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Handhelds/Portables

From luggables to palmtops, a place to discuss machines you can take with you.
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Pre-Altair Microcomputers

For machines such as the Kenbak, Macral N, MSI CPS-1, MCM/70, RCA COSMAC MicroKit, Mark-8, Scelbi and other microcomputers, production or homebrew, that pre-date the original Altair 8800.
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Texas Instruments

For discussions of TI and related gear.
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Minis and Mainframes

For larger machines not covered in other topic areas.
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Grid Systems

Grid Systems Corp systems.
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Other

For machines that don't have a section of their own. . . yet.
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Collections/Community

General Vintage Computer Discussions

For discussions related to the hobby of collecting, restoring and generally having fun with Vintage Computers
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Your Vintage Computer Collections

Discuss what you have, where you find old computers, etc.
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Introductions

Introduce yourself and let us know what your interests are
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Vintage Computer Link Exchange

Links to other vintage computer resources on the net
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Events and Organizations

Advertise and discuss Vintage Computer, gaming or related events and organizations
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Retro Podcasts Discussion

Discussons relating to retro podcasts and other related sources
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Vintage Gaming

Vintage Gaming

A place to discuss vintage gaming topics.
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Marketplace

Vintage Computer Gigs

Post paid and volunteer gigs related to vintage computers. Both gig postings and services offered are encouraged!
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Vintage Computer Items For Sale or Trade

Sell or Trade your vintage computer items here
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Vintage Computer Items Wanted

Let folks know what you're looking for
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Vintage Computer Services Offered/Needed

Market or barter services
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Vintage Computer Auctions

Advertise or conduct auctions
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Technical Support

Vintage Computer Software

Ask for or provide help with vintage software
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Vintage Computer Hardware

Find or provide assistance with vintage hardware
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Vintage Computer Programming

Look for or provide help with programming vintage equipment
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Vintage Computer Tools

Discuss tools used in vintage computer repair and maintenance
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Vintage Computer Forum Support

Support for the VC Forum (bugs, issues, questions, etc.)
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Vintage Computer Reviews

For reviews of vintage hardware and software or anything related to vintage computers.
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Vintage Documentation

Requests/Discussions

For requests and discussions relating to the Online Documentation Project
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Online Manuals

For links to online manuals
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Available Printed Documentation

For posting available documents not in electronic form.
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Completely off Topic

General Off Topic

An off-topic free-for-all
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Off Topic Marketplace

To offer or request services or items that have nothing to do with Vintage Computers.
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Humor

Make us laugh
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VCWiki Vintage Computer Wiki

VCWiki

Vintage Computer Wiki
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History

History
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How To

How To
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Systems

Systems
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Software

Software
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Hardware

Hardware
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Publications

Publications
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Companies

Companies
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Luminaries

Luminaries
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Collecting and Using

Collecting and Using
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Other

Other
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Epson QX-10 & QX-16

Help and support for owners and users of the Epson QX computers
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IBM PC addicts

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Commodore Enthusiasts

For all 8 bit commodore machines Pet, Vic-20, C64, C128, Plus 4, etc.
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TRS-80/Tandy Owners

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Kaypro Users

A group for people who own or aspire to own, a computer built by Kaypro computer company (or Non-linear Systems)
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Portables

From the 'luggables' to the clamshell laptops such as the powerbook.
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IBM PS/2 Owners

A club for the owners of IBM PS/2 computers.
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Operating System group

Vintage Operating Systems here (BASIC, CP/M, PRODOS, ect.)
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/dev/null

this group is for people who just want to talk about things other than computers.
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Games

this group is for bored people on the forums who want to play games, like RPG games, word games, that kind of thing.
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Home Brew Computing

For those interested in all things home brew computing. Includes built from scratch and kit building systems. S-100, CP/M, Z-80, ECB, 6809, FLEX, and all the rest. Let's have fun!
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OS/2 Lovers

For people who like the IBM/Microsoft OS/2 operating system.
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Repair Junkies

A group of folks that like to bring life back to old systems.
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Turbo Pascal Fan Group

The place to share your Turbo Pascal stories or enthusiasm!
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IBM 5150

This group is designated to the original IBM PC. From equipment to software, rebuilds to upgrades. All Things 5150 can be discussed here.
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Sunny side Up

For those interested in all things Sun Microsystems.
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Apple II Users

Are you a user of a computer in the Apple II line? Join the Apple II User Group here on the VCForums to discuss all things Apple II.
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UK Collectors

Group for collectors in the UK.
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Sanyo MBC-55x aficionados

For those who enjoy the not quite pc compatiblity of the Sanyo MBC-55x series.
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IBM 5161 Expansion Unit Owners

For owners of the rather-rare IBM 5161 Expansion Units. Group messages with photographs are encouraged.
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Palm Pilot Fan Group

This group is for any and all Palm device fans. Handspring fans are welcome, too. :)
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Win16

A group for Windows 3.1 enthusiasts.
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