I'm a genius! here's my reveal

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Qmodem and Wildcat. Cool! I worked for Hayes Microcomputer Products (the modem people) as a TSR back then and worked a lot with Qmodem. From what I remember, it was a good program.

Sorry to hear about the financial problems, though :(
 

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Qmodem and Wildcat. Cool! I worked for Hayes Microcomputer Products (the modem people) as a TSR back then and worked a lot with Qmodem. From what I remember, it was a good program.

Sorry to hear about the financial problems, though :(
Dennis used to party with us at trade shows, we did 9 years of Comdex. He was a riot. Memories. We ended up with Qmodem when we from acquired John Friel of the Forbin Project.
 
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BBS... WOW.. NOW I feel really OLD.. LOL sheesh... I'm so proud of you making Genius ... but you have always been a Genius to me toots.. :) I've said many times... You are awesome Rick, and I'm so honored to be one of many friends of yours... :) Happy Holidays to you and yours my dear!
 

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Rick, its always great to see another Maryland-er, and what a great reveal! You'll have to go more in depth about your software development stories with me, I'm really interested.

If all goes well, I'll be at CP as well!
 

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Rick, its always great to see another Maryland-er, and what a great reveal! You'll have to go more in depth about your software development stories with me, I'm really interested.

If all goes well, I'll be at CP as well!
Where in MD? Your profile doesn't give a clue and I couldn't find your facebook page. You're following me to CP, but over 30 year later!

Software development back in those early days was a hell of a lot of fun. We started as shareware along with many of the originators of that genre. I remember printing the first manuals for Wildcat! by sneaking into use the copy machine of the law firm we rented space from (that I worked for previously). When I gave my resignation from the firm to the top principal for the firm, he took me to dinner and tried to convince me to stay, saying that I was a great Investigator, but I would never be able to make the kind of money I was used to if I went into the software field. I sent him a copy of our prospectus for NASDAQ when we did our offering. :cool:
 

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My bad.
Add me at facebook, the name is Michael Corleone. Why is that? Well, its temporary. I don't want colleges to find my profile when they research their new potential students.
I myself live in Clarksville, in Howard County.
 

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Rick you are blessed man with the attitude toward life that you express in you reveal, "May the wind blow easy on your back and the sun shine gentle on your face": author unknown.
 

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You dated her for 10 years before marrying? Wow. That's an amazing story itself.

Thanks for the great read. Congrats! (both on the genius and the 24 years!)
 

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Rick, what a great reveal. I only hope I can do such an amazing job in about 500 more posts :p.

Anyway, I know we have not had much interaction, but I have read a lot of your posts and you definitely have a good amount of knowledge and insight to share.
 

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In addition to a "slap" button as Starry suggested, I wish there was a "hug" button, because I'd use it multiple times on you, Rick. You're just awesome. :)