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[Events] Amiga OS 4 Roadshow Brisbane AustraliaANN.lu
Posted on 17-Oct-2003 01:35 GMT by Doug Moir22 comments
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The Amiga OS 4 Roadshow hits Brisbane Australia tomorrow ..... Hi All, Don't forget Queenslanders tomorrow (Sat Oct 18th) is your day for the Amiga Os 4 Roadshow. Venue: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Building B level 1, Theatre B 117, Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane. Time: 1 pm (doors open 12.30 pm) Come and see Amiga OS 4 in action on Classic Amiga and AmigaOne, come and see the new AmigaOne Lite mini ITX motherboard. Go in the draw to win a door prize supplied by AnythingAmiga and be in the draw for our major prize to be drawn at the end of all the Australian shows ..... a Thermaltake Lanfire Aluminium computer case supplied and presented by Thermaltake Aust. The Australian Amiga OS 4 Roadshows are proudly supported by Amiga Downunder User Group, the relevant user groups in each city, AnythingAmiga, Thermaltake Australia and Anyware PC Accesories. Visit the website for more info. http://www.amigaos4downunder.org Regards, Doug Moir
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Posted by James Carroll on 17-Oct-2003 00:09 GMT
Cool. :)
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Posted by prowler on 17-Oct-2003 00:53 GMT
Damn it, I just went to the URL to have a look to see if/when it was going to happen in Sydney and saw that I missed it. :(
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Posted by Bodie on 17-Oct-2003 00:54 GMT
In reply to Comment 2 (prowler):
You still have Canberra (if you can be fscked with the drive :D).

All the best with the show Doug!
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Posted by prowler on 17-Oct-2003 01:28 GMT
In reply to Comment 3 (Bodie):
If I had a car that would be possible. Unfortunately I don't.
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Posted by Bodie on 17-Oct-2003 02:08 GMT
In reply to Comment 4 (prowler):
unlucky mate :(
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Posted by James Carroll on 17-Oct-2003 02:10 GMT
In reply to Comment 4 (prowler):
I wonder if anyone from your area is going and can give you a lift.. try your local user groups maybe? Just an idea.
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Posted by Kjetil on 17-Oct-2003 08:38 GMT
It will be quite interesting to get a report from this event, there is now tow weeks gone by, from last event in Benelux Germany, that should have optimized some gfx problems by now, hope they have ported some more games,

I hope that will show some of most common programs whit AmigaOS.
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Posted by Darron Cox on 17-Oct-2003 10:28 GMT
id just like to say i hope all goes well for the the Show. I live 7hrs north of the show but am chomping that i wont be able to make it. My wife gave me the option of the show or ADSL. Damm tough choice as ive waited 3 years for ADSL to become avail in our area. Still maybe another time.

I hope someone will take plenty of photos and video as i certainly would have had i been able to make it.

Have fun guys!
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Posted by Anonymous on 17-Oct-2003 10:49 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (Darron Cox):
Can someone spell henpecked husband?
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Posted by BrianK on 17-Oct-2003 10:57 GMT
In reply to Comment 9 (Anonymous):
I think you were trying humor there. But, it wasn't funny you don't know what's going on. Ever stop to think they may not make the gobs of cash you do and instead it's a family doing their best to live within their means and provide for themselves and childern.

Let's get back to some actual Amiga issues and off the attack for no apparent reasons.
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Posted by Alkis Tsapanidis on 17-Oct-2003 14:16 GMT
Cool but shouldn't you had announced this a bit earlier? I guess that some people won't be able to organise their time in order to join you, with an announcement just a day before the show.

Forget the last sentence if you had announced it earlier:-)
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Posted by Alkis Tsapanidis on 17-Oct-2003 14:17 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (Darron Cox):
Got ADSL here last week too, after a wait of more than 2 years and some extreme
phonebills... Greek Telecom *SUCKS*!
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Posted by Lorence on 17-Oct-2003 14:49 GMT
Hi Doug,
How is the progress of my CatWeasel mk3 goin according to Jens your
supplier he has not recieved any money from you since almost a month since I
gave you the funds for it.
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Posted by Olegil on 17-Oct-2003 16:43 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (BrianK):
I agree. Also, it's hard to forget when you live in Europe or similar that elsewhere in the world you can get some REALLY long distances.

From here to the farthest place within the same country (Norway) is about 2500km. So a LOT of people in Norway wouldn't be any closer to seeing OS4 in action if we organised something in Norway than when they showed it in Sweden/Denmark. I expect the same is valid in Australia :-)
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Posted by Darron Cox on 17-Oct-2003 22:17 GMT
Yes! Distances can be a problem. Having been born in the Uk and holidayed back a few times it makes you realise what you have over there and many dont appreciate it. Here in Australia (like many other countries) distance and geographics) is a problem.
Henpecked - lol. (ther person making that comment must be single hey) Family first mate. Still funny as it is, ive been hanging for ADSL and thats more important i suppose. I just hope we get some decent video footage and photos and reports from the show.

6-7 hours eithe way and 300-400 AUD for a 1 day trip down and return versus ADSL, i cant justify it against ADSL (which is 60.00 setup and 89.00 per month unlimited plans) i can get more fun from that.

Still my heart is with the good old Amiga. I hope in time the prices drop and become much more realistic. Most people would laugh at those prices. still economics and supply and demand may come into effect in the near future. We can only hope of cheaper boards and systems.

Till then ill spend my money elsewhere and keep on waiting (now where have we heard that one b4)
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Posted by Bodie on 17-Oct-2003 22:50 GMT
In reply to Comment 11 (Alkis Tsapanidis):
"Forget the last sentence if you had announced it earlier:-)"

LOL, he had :-)
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Posted by Bodie_CI5 on 17-Oct-2003 22:51 GMT
In reply to Comment 12 (Alkis Tsapanidis):
OTE? OTE r00lz! ;P
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Posted by smp266 on 18-Oct-2003 07:53 GMT
[still economics and supply and demand may come into effect in the near future.]
You forgot one: Competition. On component prices that could go either way.
I would guess only a near end-of-life price drop.
Luckily it is only the motherboard and CPU which are 'relatively' expensive.
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Posted by Richi on 18-Oct-2003 10:54 GMT
Any report?
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Posted by Darron Cox on 19-Oct-2003 02:25 GMT
Im going to make some phone calls tonight to see if anyone i know, went to the Brisbane show and maybe get hold of Doug aswell for some more infoz. Unless hes going to post something.
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Posted by Alkis Tsapanidis on 19-Oct-2003 09:52 GMT
In reply to Comment 17 (Bodie_CI5):
No, pOTE;-)
(For not Greek people, OTE=Greek Telecom and pote means never...:-)
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Posted by vortexau on 19-Oct-2003 12:39 GMT
In reply to Comment 19 (Richi):
> any report?

<A HREF="http://amiga.org/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2817">short reports</A>

Here's a link to the first short reports - final numbers reckoned at 48, but Brisbane is low on remaining amiga user numbers! I can't help to imagine what an event such as this could have been like back in 1999, or even 2001.
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