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7.44. All right, so inner peace is out. How about a cheap used Macintosh?

That's doubtless an easier question for anyone to answer. For this type of query, you want an information source that is updated very frequently, and that's where Usenet comes in handy. A quick search of the list of available newsgroups for mac reveals about forty newsgroups, one of which is This is for buying, selling, and trading Apple Macintosh-related computer items.

A quick glance in that newsgroup for subjects shows that there are thirty matches to mac and sale. (You don't need to specify the word used because, by their very nature, the forsale newsgroups never have new products from vendors or distributors.)

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