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Geek Trivia: The quibble of the week for Feb. 10, 2009

This week's quibble comes from the Jan. 27, 2009 edition of Geek Trivia, "The wrath of comp." TechRepublic member DPitz was shocked at our apparent lack of knowledge of the connection between William Shatner and Commodore computers.

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This week's quibble comes from the Jan. 27, 2009 edition of Geek Trivia, "The wrath of comp." TechRepublic member DPitz was shocked at our apparent lack of knowledge of the connection between William Shatner and Commodore computers:

"It's no surprise that a Commodore computer would be in Kirk's room. Shatner was a spokesperson for Commodore back in the early 80's ... anyone remember the commercials for the Commodore Vic 20?"

Remember it? Buddy, I can show you the commercial. Thanks for giving me a chance to relive the Commodore's glory days, and keep those quibbles coming!

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