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 "No Smoking - oxygen in use."

                      by Richard Karsmakers

 Even though this is the very final issue of ST NEWS - there will
really  be no use in waiting for un-undead issues to appear  this
time - you might still want to write to me at the  correspondence
address.  It will remain valid for quite a few years,  so you can
write there if you want to reminisce about the good old days  and
that  kind  of thing.  I'm not selling my Falcon (and if I  do  I
will certainly get a PC "Gemulator" to run Atari stuff),  so  you
can still send interesting stuff or ask for old ST NEWS issues or
generally  anything else I am willing to give away (reference  is
made to my other Public Domain and shareware thingies). If you've
written  a  really  nice  piece of  fiction  you  might  want  it
published  in the ST NEWS Internet spin-off  magazine,  "Twilight
World".  Anything  aimed  at  what used to be  ST  NEWS  is  best
directed  to the people of "Maggie" (in  Rushden,  England),  for
whom  I'll  also continue to write stuff on a kind  of  irregular
 Of course,  you can always send season's greetings near the  end
of  the  year  and  birthday cards  around  (and  preferably  on)
November  3rd.  And,  of course,  if you should  feel  creatively
inspired  you're most welcome to send Crazy  Audio  Tapes,  Video
Tapes  (including those of your two sisters -  preferably  called
Cindy  Crawford  and  Claudia  Fischer -  taking  a  shower)  and
generally  anything  else you'd want to send.  Some of  the  most
noteworthy  things  that  the  editorial staff  of  ST  NEWS  has
received through the years are Death (a small statuette),  a Bong
(something  to smoke mind-expanding herbs in),  an 850  Kb  Crazy
Letter  and,  of course,  pieces of variously  coloured  (usually
referred to as "green", for some reason) paper.
 (Of course, I am referring here to International Reply Coupons)
 I take my correspondence seriously and,  although it may take  a
while  until you hear from me,  I usually reply -  especially  if
letters are in some way extraordinary,  silly, extravagent, zany,
nutty or plain encouraging.  However,  if you really want to give
me help in writing to you I'd appreciate it much if you'd include
sufficient  reply  postage  in  the  form  of  Dutch  stamps   or
International  Reply  Coupons (these are little pieces  of  paper
that you can purchase at your local Post Office,  or at least you
should be able to).
 The Post Office Box specification is as follows...

                             ST NEWS
                       Richard Karsmakers
                           P.O. Box 67
                       NL-3500 AB  Utrecht
                         The Netherlands

 Be nice and make sure I find something in there next time I  go,
no matter if ST NEWS no longer benefits from it. Like Clint would
say:  "Go  ahead,  make my day." For those of you too  stingy  to
spend a stamp (in other words people a lot like me) you can  also
write to me via my electronic mail box. The specification of that
is (yes,  it changed recently!).  You  can
even send me some programs if you want.
 That's  it.  Maybe I'll meet an extract of your mind in my  P.O.
Box one day. If so, see you there! 

The text of the articles is identical to the originals like they appeared in old ST NEWS issues. Please take into consideration that the author(s) was (were) a lot younger and less responsible back then. So bad jokes, bad English, youthful arrogance, insults, bravura, over-crediting and tastelessness should be taken with at least a grain of salt. Any contact and/or payment information, as well as deadlines/release dates of any kind should be regarded as outdated. Due to the fact that these pages are not actually contained in an Atari executable here, references to scroll texts, featured demo screens and hidden articles may also be irrelevant.