I learned to program...

copying games onto my dad's TRS-80.
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David Fierbaugh

in BASIC on a TRS-80 model 1, pouring over code from TAB books on AI and articles in Byte magazine.
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David Skinner

at age 8 on two TRS-80s, some of the first classroom computers in Oklahoma.
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Dylan Wilbanks

because the superintendent offering me a job pointed to a TRS-80, asked if I knew anything about them, and I said yes.
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Garth Flint

teaching myself BASIC from a book on my Dad's TRS-80 Model III, then later hacking on dial-up BBS systems.
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Jeffrey Wescott

in 1981 while stationed as a private at Ft. Stewart, Georgia; weekends spent studying BASIC on an old TRS-80 in a small room in the base library.
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Kelvin Meeks

because I saw someone type what looked like greek into a TRS-80, hit enter, and magic happened, and I knew then that I wanted to make that happen too.
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Kim Pallister

when my dad brought home a TRS-80 because really there wasn't much else you could do with 4K of memory and a cassette tape drive.
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Kim Wilkens

on a TRS-80 Color Computer; I liked to write programs to play song melodies and harmonies.
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Kimberly Blessing

because I had a TRS-80 Model II and it did nothing out of the box, which is disappointing for an 11 year old kid.
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Marie-Lynn Richard

when I was 8 years old on a Tandy TRS-80; I fell in love.
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Mark Dochtermann

by writing a BASIC game on a manual typewriter, and being driven by my mom to the local Radio Shack where I typed it in to the TRS-80 I coveted.
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Matt Hillman

because my TRS-80 didn't come with any video games, so I had to write my own.
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Mykle Hansen

on a TRS-80 Model III in my dad's office from the book "TRS-80 Programs" by Radio Shack.
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Rob Cameron

because a wise Radio Shack employee talked mom into buying me BASIC books instead of a game cartridge for my TRS-80.
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Rob Vincent

because I had a TRS-80 but no storage devices so I had to type in all of my games from scratch.
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Sciri

using a BASIC book I got from Radio Shack and translating the TRS-80 commands into the AppleSoft version of BASIC.
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Toni Thompson