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Article #443 (635 is last):
From: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.news
Subject: Don's Wacky Deal #2
Reply-To: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Posted-By: xx004 (Atari SIG)
Date: Sat May 18 18:20:21 1996


TO: Atari Devotees at Large 
FR: Earthbound Internet Inhabitant (a.k.a. Don Thomas @ Atari) 
REPLY TO: 75300.1267@compuserve.com 
SUBJECT: *VERY* LIMITED OFFER (5/10/96 - 5/31/96) AND WHILE SUPPLIES 
LAST REVISED: 5/15/96 12:00 PM Pacific Time



Okay, it's May and I'm sniveling all over the office. The four T's think it's
because I want to do another wacky sale, but it's actually because my hay
fever symptoms are going ballistic. But, heck, if they want to believe I'm
"dyin'" to instigate another frenzy on some cool Atari stuff, who am I to say
otherwise. Right!?

The excuse this time is that the warehouse has finally relocated (which they
have) and they need to find ways to make room without stacking each and every
box neatly from floor to ceiling (which they do). So what a wonderful
opportunity to host a brand new sale to help them with their little (big)
problem. Besides, we make people happy.

So, with much ado, I have worked with Big Ray over at our warehouse and we
have isolated some nifty thingos for you to ponder.

THIS IS IMPORTANT. If you choose not to read and understand sale terms there's
a BIG chance we will reject your order and someone else may beat you to some
items you want. Please permit me to be blunt...

GREAT PRICES, LOUSY SERVICE

These items listed below are available at outstanding values and do NOT
include personalized phone services such as phone orders or checking on
shipments (until 15 business days have passed). Your order will be printed and
entered and I will contact you ONLY if we determine one or more items cannot
be fulfilled. All items are "as-is" and probably don't have boxes or
instructions (all games have instructions although they may be photocopies).
These are trade show returns, refurbs, store returns, reclaims, employee use
items, media review returns, developer on-loan returns, etc. (Some new items
may be mixed in for fun.) There are NO REFUNDS and the standard 90-day
warranty will not apply.... BUT every item is guaranteed to work for a 30-day
period or it will be replaced or repaired at Atari's option. Some of the items
may have slight scratches or other small cosmetic packaging flaws. None are
being sold under new conditions. All items are in limited quantity and subject
to prior sale. It will be best to order by credit card so that we can adjust
the transaction accurately if we are unable to ship everything requested. I
cannot hold product for money orders to arrive.

Okay, enough with the lawyer stuff already! Here's how to order... Send me an
E-Mail to:

75300.1267@compuserve.com

OR

fax the information to 408/328-0909

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE on these items. You may also snail mail your order with
a money order (or credit card) to:

Don's Second Wacky Deal for Internet Dude persons 
c/o The Atari Corporation
P.O. Box 61657 
Sunnyvale, CA 94089-1657

Money Orders, MasterCard or Visa accepted as valid payments. Your order MUST
include:

Name (First and Last) Snail Mail (shipping) address City, State, Zip,
Province, Apartment, Tree, etc. Day and night and girlfriend's phone numbers
Internet address Exact payment in Money Order form OR MasterCard/Visa number
and expiration

If you placed a MasterCard or Visa transaction with Atari in the past 120
days, we will be happy to look it up. You may also leave the credit card
number off the order and request someone to call you for it. Please be advised
if you are difficult to reach, it can delay your order.

As a rule, shipping is $5 for every $100 (or fraction thereof) of your order.
Foreign orders or odd lot orders will have a modest surcharge which cannot be
determined until the order is boxed for you. Please allow for shipping costs
to vary accordingly.

So are you still with me? (By the way, all prices shown do not include
shipping/handling and applicable California taxes). Prices are all U.S. funds
only.

One last thing, all items are first come, first serve. Asking questions about
the products will not reserve them for you.  Your order will be printed and
placed in sequence for the order takers to input. If we have the product and
your order is complete and your payment is accepted (approved by the bank), we
will finish the order and ship within a couple of business days. If we cannot
complete the order for any reason, the order takers will move to the next
order and I will reply in E-Mail to you for additional feedback. Please
understand, at these prices, we want to prioritize orders we can process. If
you require a great deal of service prior to your decision to purchase, please
contact your nearest retailer. Please be advised that S&H may be adjusted. If
you are ordering heavy items, expect that S&H may reflect that.

ATTENTION DEALERS: Yes, you may take part in this offer. All terms apply the
same for everyone. No additional discounts or terms apply.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND


Assorted Lynx Software

Any 1 = $12 ($12 ea) 
Any 3 = $33 ($11 ea) 
Any 5 = $45 ($9 ea) 
Any 10 = $75 ($7.50 ea) 
Add identical title = $6.50 ea

Note: I can probably get my hands on most any title published by Atari with
exceptions to the following:

AGAIN, THESE ARE *NOT* CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

Blue Lightning 
California Games 
Checkered Flag 
Electrocop 
Gauntlet 
Hard Drivin' 
Lemmings 
Lynx Casino 
NFL Football 
Ninja Gaiden 
Ms. Pacman 
Paperboy
Roadblasters 
Warbirds 
World Class Soccer 
Xenophobe 
Zarlor 
Mercenary


Note that Battlewheels, European Soccer Challenge, Bubble Trouble, Super Off
Road and Qix are not Atari titles. Please do not ask for third party titles
except for Joust or Robotron.

To see a complete list, go to Lynx Products & Prices. Note that no matter how
many you buy, you get the second (or third, etc.) of the same title for only
$6.50 each. $6.50 titles do not count toward volume discounts.

Lynx Add-Ons.....

Lynx pouches $5 each 
Lynx carry cases $12 each 
Battery pack $4 each 
Lynx power supply $8 each 
ComLynx cable $2.50 each

Deal of deals... $1 BATTERY PACK with Power Supply purchase

NEED A LYNX?...

Lynx with 4 (random)games $55 each / 2 for $80

Note: These are systems with 1 of 5 different prepacked software assortments.
No, I cannot guarantee what titles or that more than one purchased system at
this price will have different games.

BLUE LIGHTNING DEMO CARDS...

When Atari discovered that the chain stores we're not too good at keeping the
Lynx turned on and "playing" something in their stores, Atari manufactured
specially designed "ever-on" Lynx systems. The systems had the on/off button
shorted out so that the system would automatically come on when the stores
lights were turned on each day in the morning. To accompany those systems,
Atari also provided special versions of BLUE LIGHTNING so customers could see
a game in play on the Lynx no matter when they looked at it in the glass case.
I have found a limited number of these demo cards. They are labeled as demos
and the Blue Lightning game that plays on it is NOT interactive. No Lynx
controls work with this cartridge. I can offer them to collectors for $5 each
or $3 if the order totals $25 or more.

A DIE HARD FAVORITE...

Jaguar demo kiosk $150 plus $130 S&H

These are the big, 200 lb. jobbers we take to trade shows. The ones I can sell
are trade show returns and may have minor flaws (like a little sticky tape
that comes off with lighter fluid). You have to provide the monitor and the
Jaguar. The SC1435 is a perfect fit (No, I don't have any). The SC1224 works
okay too, but you need to find a cable (or use ICD's CATbox ). I have
SC1224's listed below. If you have seen these things, you know how much fun it
would be to own one. Perfect for bedrooms, rec rooms, the garage, or in the
lobbies of professional offices where children could be entertained. If you
haven't seen these things, then picture a cabinet that looks just like an
arcade machine. Convenient shelf for small monitor and there's room for the
Jaguar AND the CD-ROM (barely).

OKAY WE DIDN'T SELL MANY LAST TIME (SO I LOWERED THE PRICE)...

SC1224 color monitor $18 plus $20 S&H

Don't be silly, it cost more to ship it. Of course you need one.

NEW LOW BLOWOUT PRICE...

PCM124 PC Monochrome 12" $20 plus $25 S&H

THIS WAS HOTTER THAN I EVER EXPECTED, SO I MADE THEM FIND MORE!...


Atari binders

1 = $2.00 ($2.00 ea) 
3 = $4.00 ($1.33 ea) 
5+ = $1.00 ea

These are cool 3-ring binders; all in great condition. All from the Warner
days. Great for office, school, collections, whatever.

BACK TO YESTERDAY'S FUTURE.......

SF354 Single-Sided Drive $18 each (Great for classic 16-bit computer games or
applications). 
GREAT DEAL #2 only $2 with any order over $25.

BUY ONE, TAKE IT APART, CHECK IT OUT!...

XM301 8-bit modem $4

PORTFOLIO PHINDS........

Smart Parallel Interface $5 each 
PC Card Drive $5 each 
64K Memory Card (batteries may be doorknob dead):

1 = $12 ($12 ea) 
3 = $27 ($9 ea) 
5 = $35 ($7 ea) 
10 = $50 ($5 ea) 
25 = $88 ($3.52 ea) 
100 = $99 (.99 ea)

520STe SPECIAL SOFTWARE FIND...


DS4921 Discover Extra Software $18 each

The discover pack is a collector's treasure. It is a specially boxed set of
software distributed with the 520STe in Europe and some made it to the U.S.
for possible pack-ins here. There are 5 disks. Contents include a "Language
Disk", "Final Flight Program Disk", "Final Flight Data Disk", "Sim City/Robot
Monsters Program Disk", "9 Lives Program Disk" and a specially bound book with
instructions for the entire set. There's only a few of these sets and I expect
them to go fast.

ST GAME and LEARNING SOFTWARE ARCHIVES...

DS5007 Home Planetarium 
DS5018 Missile Command 
DS5019 Star Raiders 
DS5058 Moon Patrol 
DS5068 Biology, Vol. I 
DS5073 Chemistry, Vol. II 
DS5079 Robotron 
DS5080 Crack'd 
DS5097 Equation Builder
Any title on this list = $7.50 
Any two = $12 ($6 each) 
Any three = $15 ($5 each) 
Any four = $16 ($4 each) 
Five or more = $3.25 each 


ST APPLICATION SOFTWARE ARCHIVES...

DS5057 Word Flair 
DS5125 Desk Set II 
TP6104 LDW Power (SORRY! -SOLD OUT-) 
STALKER
TP90004 Band In A Box
Any title on this list = $20 
Any two = $32 ($16.00 each) 
Three or more = $14 each 


COOL COLLECTOR STUFF TO THROW IN YOUR ORDER...



Atari Patches (.25 each) 
Federated Pens (.15 each) 
Atari "Player on Board" plastic diamonds for windows - includes suction cup
(.75 each)

BE READY FOR HALLOWEEN...



If you really want a BIG piece of Atari's 8-bit history, here's a chance to
get some one-of-a-kind stuff that I want, but don't have space to store it.
These go back to the Pac-Man days. I have 2 Ms. Pac-Man costumes (character
costumes a la Disneyland, promotional events)and I have 2 ghost costumes. They
look like they're in good shape with the exception of understandable warehouse
dust and dirt. Three of the costumes are in original boxes. The good news is
that we'll take only $100 each costume, but the bad news is that it costs
another $100 S&H to ship. If you want these, we're talking refigerator size
cartons, so you better have storage space and you WON'T be able to hide this
purchase from the wife (significant other). First come, first serve, U.S.
shipping destinations ONLY.

FLASH UPDATE!!! As of 5/15/96, both Ms. Pacman and one of the ghost costumes
have been sold leaving only one ghost. If you want this, submit your order
soon.


JAGUAR SNEAKS (AT THE END OF THE LIST)...


Wolfenstein 3D $9 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Zool2 $9 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Bubsy $9 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Trevor McFur $9 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Raiden $12 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Dino Dudes $9 with any cart purchase at regular price 
Cybermorph $9 without any qualifying purchase

Regular priced software must be purchased at same time. See Products & Price
Lists for a complete list. Don't have a Jaguar? Take advantage of any Jaguar
cartridge offer above and add a complete Jaguar (refurb) for $55.

### END OF TRANSMISSION ###
-- 
Michael Current, 8-Bit Atari FAQ & Vendor/Developer Lists maintainer
   User groups: CAIN, SPACE, NWPAC / mailto:mcurrent@carleton.edu





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