RE: RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Vincent Joguin
Could you please send me the file (directly to my e-mail)? Thanks in advance. Vincent. At 21:25 15/03/2004 -0800, you wrote: I've got Drash as a WAV file (about 2MB). Damn, there's about 100 e-mails today and I haven't read half of them so I don't know if anybody cares at this point. Hugh

[SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
Well Gates is #1 of course (although I think at one time he was surpassed). I don't remember #2 but guessing it is the founder of Cisco. Here is what surprised me, #3. The founder of ALDI, the discount food chain here in USA. Barebones, you have to rent shopping cart (25 cents, you get back when

[SWCollect] $700 WU auction payment limit

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
Easy way to get around this, list a few more "auctions" buy it now for buyer to "bid" on. List for one cent (so don't have to pay any fees) with shipping of $700 or whatever is needed. Or some variation on this theme. Tom Visit my web page for many games for sale/trade and screen shots of Ultima

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Marco Thorek wrote: It's time for the IGST (intergalactic standard time), isn't it? ;-) Sounds like what Swatch attempted with their Internet Time thing about five years ago. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Stephane Racle wrote: On the other hand, one of the reasons I look for new items is so that I can share them with other collectors and enthusiasts, for example by making a scan, a disk image, or simply by giving out some details that weren't previously known. This is part of the rationale

Re: [SWCollect] Distributing Drash (and all old software)

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: You're confusing copyrights and trademarks. (Incidentally, IANAL I used the wrong word but I was indeed talking about trademarks. Further more, Kleenex and Xerox are still quite valid trademarks, although they are in danger of becoming public domain. Better examples of lost

Re: [SWCollect] Preserving original games

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Josh Lulewicz wrote: So I am reading correctly that these FDI files only work with emulators? Yes, but in the future that may not be the case. The point is to archive them now into a fully documented the file format so that the information is not lost when the disk dies. What if you don't use

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Same with me and vintage-sierra.com :) -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 9:43 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Here we go. Stephane Racle wrote: On the other hand, one of the reasons I look for new items

RE: [SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Top Ten: 1) Bill Gates - microsoft 2) Warren Buffet - investments 3) Karl Albrecht retailing (supermarkets) 4) Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud - investments 5) Paul Allen - microsoft 6) Alice Walton - walmart 7) Helen Walton - walmart 8) Jim Walton - walmart 9) John Walton -

Re: [SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 03/16/2004 11:36:04 AM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 1) Bill Gates - microsoft 2) Warren Buffet - investments 3) Karl Albrecht retailing (supermarkets) Wonder what happened to Cisco guy, I think he passed Gates at one time? Visit my web page for many games

RE: [SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread Feldhamer, Stuart
Amazing how Sam Walton's heirs split his cash and they still take 5 spots. If he had only had one kid who got it all, I wonder where he or she would be on the chart... Stuart -Original Message-From: Josh Lulewicz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 12:35

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Freddie Bingham
Great, I've sent $12 via paypal to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Freddie -Original Message- From: Josh Lulewicz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 9:39 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Here we go. Same with me and vintage-sierra.com :)

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 03/16/2004 11:57:49 AM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Great, I've sent $12 via paypal to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hey, you can sent $12 to me too if you like Freddie :) Visit my web page for many games for sale/trade and screen shots of Ultima Escape from Mt.

RE: [SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Nope dont think so. :/ John Chambers is around $200 million, nowhere close. -josh Are you maybe thinking of Larry Ellison of Oracle? He is around $19 billion and has always had a rivalry with Gates but has never surpassed him (not even close). -Original Message- From:

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 03/16/2004 1:07:44 PM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: WTF? Well sorry about that, Heh, it's funny, most the time when I reply to post here it goes to group but sometimes goes to individual, must be the way some people have things setup. I blew it twice

Re: [SWCollect] Richest people in the world

2004-03-16 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 03/16/2004 12:32:18 PM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Are you maybe thinking of Larry Ellison of Oracle? He is around $19 billion and has always had a rivalry with Gates but has never surpassed him (not even close). Must be it, dropped when ORCL stock

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: Great, I've sent $12 via paypal to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hey, where's the $5 donation to mobygames.com? (shameless plug) http://www.mobygames.com/info/fob (/shameless plug) ;) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:

[SWCollect] Fw: Ultima: Escape from Mt. Drash

2004-03-16 Thread C.E. Forman
Got this in my mail today, re: the availability of Drash images, just wanted to pass along. - Original Message - From: Great Hierophant [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 3:08 AM Subject: Ultima: Escape from Mt. Drash I hope you are aware of a .d64

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Edward Franks wrote: I have yet to personally see anyone come through with the amount of money they initially mention in email. People seem to use the big bucks amount to see if you are interested in selling the item. If you do show an interest they inevitably have cash flow problems.