Open Thread

Your New ZX81

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The ZX81, a pioneering personal computer made by Sinclair Research, went on sale on this day in 1981. You may use the comment thread on this page to recall your earliest computer hardware purchases, or to pursue other points of off-topic, freewheeling discourse.

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