On Oct 7, 12:11 am, "Mike Terry" <news.dead.person.sto...@darjeeling.plus.com> wrote: > "Curt Welch" <c...@kcwc.com> wrote in message > > > "Mike Delanis" <inva...@invalid.com> wrote: > > > "Graham Cooper" <grahamcoop...@gmail.com> wrote in message > > >news:email@example.com... > > > > > 20 goto 10 > > > > interpreter BASIC ............. you must be 60 years old. > > > My first access to computers was with an interpreted basic system in the > > early 1970's. Odd that when I first read your comment about being 60 it > > seemed way too high. But them I remembered I'm 56 soon, so 60 really is > > about right. Odd that I don't feel anything like "60". I think that's > > because I started to ignore my age once I hit 50 so I still feel like I'm > > in my 40's. :) > > The question shouldn't be "When did you *first* use interpreted basic?". It > should be "When might someone reasonably *last* have used it?" I recall > using line-numbered basic at work in the late 1980s, so 60 is way to high as > you first thought. > > Mike.