8-Bit Software Online Conversion

THIS MIXTURE OF MESSAGES ARRIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE.  To: 999 (all members) From: K5K (David Robinson) Subject: F O R S A L E EPSON RX80F/T PRINTER a basic reliable 80 column dot matrix printer, in good working order complete with the following: Stand with tray for output and space under printer for paper (Maplin YT33L) Dustcover nylon material cream colour with brown piping Manual Mains Lead Paper 8x11 approx. 1000 sheets EPSON NLQ ROM (Watford) to provide "near letter quality" print + manual Dumpout 3 ROM (Watford) to provide graphics dump facility, + manual Price only 45 pounds Tel. 01705 479082 (after 5:30 or weekend)  To: 999 (all members) From: D9P (David Viner) Subject: FOR SALE BBC HARDWARE BBC B Issue 3 Opus Double Density Disc Interface Opus DDOS Manual Opus 80T Disc Drive & Manual. THIRTY POUNDS INC PP `````````````````````````````````` BBC B ISSUE 4 DFS FITTED DS 80T MITSUBISHI DISK DRIVE NO MANUALS TWENTY POUNDS INC PP `````````````````````````````````` BBC Bits OFFERS Faulty BBC B, chips, cables Cases, keyboards, PSU, BBC BOOKS FIVE POUNDS BBC USER GUIDE THE BBC MICRO Mike James 30 HOUR BASIC NEC MICRO GUIDE Century Comunications MASTER WELCOME GUIDE CHILDRENS COMPUTER BOOKS ------------------------ LADYBIRD IDEAS FOR MICRO USERS MICROS ARE FUN PROJECTS FOR PROGRAMS MICRO KNOWLEDGE SCHOLASTIC UNDERSTANDING THE MICRO ALL FIVE FOR THREE POUNDS ```````````````````````````````````` ACORN ELECTRON BITS PLUS ONE TEN POUNDS VIEW ROM CARTRIDGE SIX POUNDS VIEWSHEET ROM CARTRIDGE SIX POUNDS (both boxed and manuals included) LISP ROM CARTRIDGE FIVE POUNDS 2 ROM ADAPTERS FIVE POUNDS ELECTRON USER GUIDE FIVE POUNDS ELECTRON ADVANCE USER GUIDE FIVE POUNDS ``````````````````````````````````` TAPE GAMES ONE POUND-50p inc PP all boxed with instructions B = BBC E = ELECTRON more to add when I have tested them. HOPPER ACORNSOFT B CHESS " B MONSTER " B ROCKET RAID B FAT MAN SAM FIREBIRD B 3D GRAND PRIX SOFTWARE INVASION B DR WHO BBC SOFT B MEXICO 86 QUALSOFT B CRIME & DETECTION QUIZ ACORN SOFT B/E ARCADIANS ACORNSOFT E BOXER " E HOPPER " E TRIPLE DECKER2 ALTERNATIVE SOFT B/E MOUSE TRAP TYNESOFT B/E I am not unreasonable, offers always considered. Please write, phone or use Messaging system D J Viner (D9P) 01202 777939 home 37 Cecil Avenue 01202 300909 work Queens Park BOURNEMOUTH BH8 9EL  To: 999 (all members) From: D9P (David Viner) Subject: WANTED BBC B TELETEX ADAPTER AND SOFTWARE CASH PURCHASE OR WILLING TO PART EXCHANGE IF ANYTHING IS WANTED FROM THE LIST OF ITEMS FOR SALE.  To: 999 (all members) From: D9P (David Viner) Subject: HELP WANTED ON A BBC B RECENTLY PURCHASED I NOTICE IN SOCKET IC51 AN ADDITIONAL BOARD HAS BEEN INSERTED. THE CENTRAL ROM SOCKET IS EMPTY. TO THE LEFT IS A CHIP MARKED MBM2764-25 8234 VOO AB LABELED "LO" TO THE RIGHT A CHIP MARKED MBM2764-25 2835 VO9 AB LABELED "HI" CAN ANY ONE TELL WHAT THIS IS AND SHOULD THERE BE ANYTHING IN THE EMPTY SOCKET? ANY USE TO ANY ONE?  To: 999 (all members) From: K4V (Trevor Crapper) Subject: ADVERT PLEASE NOTE THESE ADVERTS ARE FOR OTHER PEOPLE AND NOT ME!! MASTER 128 MONITOR 3.5" DUAL DISK DRIVE 5.25" DUAL DISK DRIVE MASTER 512 BOARD SOFTWARE & BOOKS FROM:- JIM HAY 14 HALIBURTON PLACE GALASHEILS BORDERS REGION TD1 2JE PHONE 01896 754840 `````````````````````````````````````` "ADVANCED PROGRAMMING FOR THE BBC" For the price of the postage. FROM:- J.E. LAWRIE 15 SYCAMORE GROVE SOUTHAM LEAMINGTON SPA CV33 0EY  To: 999 (all members) From: K6X (Cluke) Subject: L O N G W O R D S In answer to Richard Harker's short message in the last issue, I would like to submit the following entries for the longest-word-from-the-top-row- of-the-keyboard-challenge (English):- priority (8) property (8) etiquette (9) pirouette (9) puppeteer (9) territory (9) perpetuity (10) proprietor (10) Afraid I couldn't do better than five- letter words (unless you count salads which cheats by using a plural) from the middle row. Entries are now invited for the longest-word-from-the-bottom-row-of- the-keyboard-challenge (any language) The longest-word-from-the-dictionary- using-all-three-rows-challenge-winner is ... deep breath now ... go for it floccinaucinihilipilification which means ' the act of estimating as worthless ' which seems singularly appropriate to this message! By the way, abstemious and facetious use all five vowels, once only, and in the correct alphabetical order! You may not have known that, but don't you feel more complete as a person now that you do?                    