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Old May 4 2009, 02:16 AM   #1
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Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

Wonder no more...

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Old May 4 2009, 04:13 AM   #2
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

Cool article
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Old May 4 2009, 10:45 PM   #3
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

That's why I posted it...
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Old May 4 2009, 10:53 PM   #4
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

Ah, 6502 assembly, way too many hours spent with that code.....
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Old May 4 2009, 11:32 PM   #5
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

The writers of Futurama are the smartest in TV.
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Old May 5 2009, 04:32 PM   #6
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

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The writers of Futurama are the smartest in TV.
And the funniest too. One has to wonder what kind of Crack the FOX Network executives were smoking when they let that show go off the air.
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Old May 6 2009, 02:05 AM   #7
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

As much as I love B.B. Rodriguez, I have more in common with Fry. I like putting random objects on my head.

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Old May 6 2009, 03:40 AM   #8
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

Ummm ... shouldn't this be in TV and Media?
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Old May 6 2009, 05:15 AM   #9
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Ummm ... shouldn't this be in TV and Media?
Sure, why not. Mods, please move to TV & Media.
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Old May 6 2009, 05:24 AM   #10
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As much as I love B.B. Rodriguez, I have more in common with Fry. I like putting random objects on my head.

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Old May 6 2009, 05:29 AM   #11
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

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As much as I love B.B. Rodriguez, I have more in common with Fry. I like putting random objects on my head.

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No love for Zoidberg?
No one likes a guy who constantly rips off Curly Howard, even if it is to hilarious effect.

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Old May 6 2009, 05:31 AM   #12
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I love Zoidberg!
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Old May 6 2009, 07:02 AM   #13
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msbae wrote: View Post
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The writers of Futurama are the smartest in TV.
And the funniest too. One has to wonder what kind of Crack the FOX Network executives were smoking when they let that show go off the air.
whatever it is Seth McaFarlane is dealing to them
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Old May 6 2009, 07:30 AM   #14
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Bender would be quite the classic gaming emulator.
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Old May 6 2009, 05:54 PM   #15
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Re: Ever wonder why Bender's brain was a 6502?

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I love Zoidberg!
You can all still hang out with Zoidberg. You could ALL hang out with Zoidberg!

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The writers of Futurama are the smartest in TV.
And the funniest too. One has to wonder what kind of Crack the FOX Network executives were smoking when they let that show go off the air.
whatever it is Seth McaFarlane is dealing to them
Oh, that is just a priceless LOL right there.

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