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My GEnie Experience 9 Replies

Started by John Kranz. Last reply by John Kranz Mar 23, 2008.

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Comment by John Kranz on June 29, 2010 at 9:48pm
Rest in peace, Redmond.
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on May 19, 2010 at 11:47pm
Oh boy... What blast across the years...
Comment by Russ Gifford on May 19, 2010 at 11:34pm
I did find this file on my computer the other day... The header alone will bring back memories...

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Category 4, Topic 2
Message 1 Wed Aug 24, 1988
D-ILLUSIONS at 01:09 EDT

Hi guys, this is Redmond Simonsen, former Creative Director of SPI,
telecommunicating with you through the courtesy of Gordon Walton.

First of all, I'd like to thank everyone for the kind remarks
relative to my work at SPI. One of the great things about that
environment was the terrific rapport and communication we had with
our readers/gamers. It was really more like being a member of a
large, chummy club rather than a customer/seller relationship.
Losing contact with the many thousands of regular readers of the
three magazines was one of my biggest personal losses in the death
of SPI. I really appreciate that you remember my work and that you
miss it. I miss you all.

[snip]
Comment by Mark Greenman on May 19, 2010 at 10:48pm
I was 'GREENIE' on GENIE
Comment by Russ Gifford on September 20, 2009 at 9:25pm
5.25's! Wow ! Actual floppies! I too have a few of those around....
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on September 20, 2009 at 3:42pm
I remember floppies. I still have a couple boxes of 5.25" disks, the low-capacity ones, on my desk, with a lot of old articles long since transferred to Zip disks and then DVD's.
Comment by Mike Rowles on August 13, 2009 at 12:47pm
I may still have some GEnie messages on floppies somewhere.
Comment by Mike Rowles on August 13, 2009 at 12:45pm
I left after they jacked up their prices.
Comment by Bill Ramsay on August 11, 2009 at 10:44am
Somewhere deep in the archives I have some old GEnie stuff, including my first disagreement with Mark P.
Comment by Richard Berg on August 11, 2009 at 10:17am
Possible TV show here . . .I Dream of Genie . . . Can't remember that much about GEnie, except that I used it a lot to get playtesters, etc.
 

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