Commodore PET Easter Egg - Commodore Pet--Microsoft Joke

This works on an early 80's computer--the Commodore PET. If you type in: "WAIT 6502,0" (without the quotes), the screen will fill with: MICROSOFT!MICROSOFT!MICROSOFT! This machine from 1979-80 used a version of the BASIC programming language written by Microsoft before anyone heard of them. '6502' is the type of microprocessor the machine used (which incidentally the original Nintendo entertainment system used too) If you vary the number after the comma, the number you put in is the number of times the machine prints MICROSOFT! on the screen. This I think is one of the very earliest Easter eggs.

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Contributed By: Anonymous on 06-02-2004
Reviewed By: MrHappyHamster
Special Requirements: Works on 2001 series 'professional computer' 3.0 ROMs
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3M-TA3 writes:
Apple computers used the 6502 as well as many arcade games of the time.
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The First was in adventure for the atari 2600.
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