The Blue Pill or The Red Pill?

When I was about to buy my Cossie in 2003, I felt much like Neo from The Matrix.  I could hear Morpheus in my head:

This is your last chance.  After this there is no turning back.  You take the blue pill: the story ends.  You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.  You take the red pill: you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.

Which pill did I take?

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In the beginning…

For those of you crazy kids brought up on a regular diet of Twitter, Minecraft, and Instagram, the 1980s may be a bit of a mystery to you.  You may think of the 80s as a ‘retro’ period, if you think of it at all, from which old people sprang.  The entire 20th century may be simply a thing that ‘happened’.  In your defence though, even to some actual adults who saw it the first time round, the 80s is still a bit of a mystery.

Whatever you might think though, the 80s were great.  They even made a film about it.

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