Favourite 8-bit Loading Command

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What is your favourite Loading Command?

LOAD \"\" - Simple and multi-format friendly
Shift + Run-stop - The CLASSIC Commodore option
Huh? Loading Commands? I just plugged the cart in and it worked.
CHAIN \"\" - I had a BBC and therefore no friends.
Shift + Break - See above
No votes
CAT and then RUN \"\" - You're HIRED!
I had a different system or some strange way of loading my games and you haven't included my option. SORT IT OUT!
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Favourite 8-bit Loading Command

Post by revgiblet » Mon May 15, 2006 6:26 am

Continuing the very important series of polls that have been run recently I think it's important that we document our favourite method of loading those lovely 8-bit games we enjoy so much.

So please post your option...
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Post by Kickboxingshrimp » Mon May 15, 2006 6:33 am

Amstrad cpc464

Ctrl and Small Enter Key.....
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Post by necronom » Mon May 15, 2006 6:40 am

Is this poll an experiment to see how quickly a thread appears in another forum laughing at the poll?

Well it should keep them entertained for a couple of pages... :roll:

Anyway, it's just a bit of fun, so I have no problem with these polls. They're not serious and are just for laughs.

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Post by TMR » Mon May 15, 2006 6:47 am

F1 and enter, C64 booting off disk with an Action Replay VI attached.

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Post by GarryG » Mon May 15, 2006 8:04 am

Er… OK…

How about ‘trying’ to load something in DOS then?

At the time half the games were more complicated to get to work than the user problems I had to fix as a computer technician!

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon May 15, 2006 8:07 am

I liked:


On account of it being the only command that would actually work for loading games from cassette on an Oric...
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Post by K-J N. » Mon May 15, 2006 9:03 am

<-L (left arrow + L), who didn't have tons of turbo tapes?

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Post by Sureshot » Mon May 15, 2006 9:10 am

I used CH."" because I was cool.

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Post by broton » Mon May 15, 2006 10:44 am

Sureshot wrote:I used CH."" because I was cool.
I preferred */ whenever possible

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Post by forestville » Mon May 15, 2006 11:57 am

i used load"" on speccy+2 in 48k mode, but 128k mode i just selected tape loader from the on screen menu.
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Post by stigodump » Mon May 15, 2006 12:23 pm

I was always a fan of the "put game in, switch on and play" method.

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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon May 15, 2006 2:02 pm

j , shift+p , shift+p
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Post by mel the bell » Mon May 15, 2006 2:20 pm

load ch ch as i used to call it :)

good old speccy keeping things simple :)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon May 15, 2006 2:39 pm

I seem to remember on the Atari 800XL having to hold about 3 keys simultaeneously
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Post by Submerge » Mon May 15, 2006 2:42 pm

Anyone remeber the oldskool speccy LOAD""CODE?

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