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is that how a place like that can survive?

i wonder if a computer gaming LAN business could survive in a city with
broadband access.   seems like it could if the atmosphere/hardware was
good enough.

pete


begin Marc Hasbrouck <m_hasbrouck@yahoo.com> 
> I passed through there last June. They don't appear to
> have a web site. It's nice to know what they really
> do.
> 
> Arcata is actually 5 - 6 hours away by car. It would
> be a nice place to live after high speed access is
> brought in. Currently the phone net is linked by
> microwave to Redding. Fiber might be brought down from
> Cresent City sometime soon.
> 
> Marc
> 
> --- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > HOLY SMOKES!
> > 
> > how can this place not have been slashdotted?
> > 
> > why don't they have a website?
> > 
> > arcata is what, 3 hours away?  i'd love to make a
> > roadtrip, just to SEE
> > this place.  sounds cool!
> > 
> > pete
> > 
> > 
> > begin Jessica <cat@ansible.org> 
> > > This weekend, I visited Arcata.
> > > 
> > > There's a shop there called GNU Games. It's a kind
> > of arcade type place, 
> > > with a bunch of networked computers, all running
> > Linux. It's only been 
> > > open a few months, but is apparently doing pretty
> > good business.
> > > 
> > > We talked to the owner, and mentioned LUGOD. He
> > treated us like 
> > > celebrities, and said that LUGOD was wonderful,
> > and the website was 
> > > wonderful and had been invaluable in helping him
> > learn about linux.
> > > 
> > > So, congratulations everyone, and if you're ever
> > up in Arcata, go check it 
> > > out :)
> > > 
> > > Jessica
> > 
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