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 PostPost subject: A piece of History...        Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:39 pm 
Hows this for an oldie, apparently it's 30 years old this year...

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:43 pm 
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thats very old, but I still wonder what he created back then, before Windows,


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:40 pm 
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its probably a collectors item now, i wonder how many people still have one of those cards?


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That's very intresting, but why does it say "New Mexico", when Microsoft was in Redmond Washington? Is this some kind of award?


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 3:06 am 
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That's very intresting, but why does it say "New Mexico", when Microsoft was in Redmond Washington? Is this some kind of award?


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Microsoft was based in Albuquerque, NM, to be close to one of the main
computer hardware vendors, a long-gone company called MITS.
Microsoft moved to Seattle, Bill's home town, only in the following year.


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bill gates probably didnt have a building yet so he used MITS address on his business card?


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WinPC wrote:
That's very intresting, but why does it say "New Mexico", when Microsoft was in Redmond Washington? Is this some kind of award?

It's an extremely old business card from 1978 or earlier. It's probably worth quite a bit of cash, also.

And no, Microsoft wasn't founded in Redmond. They were started in Silicone Valley.

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You should sell it back to Billy...

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:20 am 
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You should sell it back to Billy...
I'm sure Bill Gates would have his own copy.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:16 pm 
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You should sell it back to Billy...


No, you should put it in one of them "Voodoo dolls" and then... the rest is up to you...


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