On Monday 24 September 2001 00:52, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> when the cat is away....
> > So:
> > I think it's time for a reward. I also think several people here would
> > agree with me. And I ALSO think we can all spare $10 or something for a
> > good cause. ;)
> > So, tell us what you would like, a CD burner, new harddisk, 21" TFT flat
> > screen (ok, you'll need a lot of fans for that ;) and I'll try to
> > coordinate the rest. (If someone who lives geographically nearer to you
> > wants to take over it's fine with me and probably easier, though. I've
> > done
> > this before but never internationally ...)
> holy smokes... [...after reading through the thread of messages on this
> subject...] ok...so I get back from my 4 days of camping off in the
> wilderness where even my cell phone didn't work and wowzers...
> I think you all have gone overboard on this...I don't even know how to
> react...other than to figure out how to squeeze more free time to put
> more into this.
> I guess I should at least answer the question of what you could spend
> the money on:
> (in no particular order)
> * Donate it to Debian
> * No computer items...I have plenty and really don't have room for
> anything else at the moment.
> * Gift Cert's for R.E.I. would be a plus as I can always spend money
> there. :) (R.E.I. for those of you who don't know is an recreational
> equipment store that just kicks butt)
> * Someone mentioned movie passes...while that would be awesome, there
> really isn't a decent movie theatre out here... either way tho I
> would definatly use it...there is a United Artists out here...
> * And the "make the wife happy" bits...ummm...if you want to help in
> this arena I would say this...one of my christmas gifts for my wife this
> year is a trip to Ireland in May. (May is our anniversary...I know it
> sounds strange to give it to her in December...but it gives her 5 months to
> save money and anticipate, plan, and freak out over the trip)...anyways
> I've been planning on doing one of those 11 or 12 day tours where the
> flight, hotel, tour, and some food is included. If you want to help pitch
> in for this I wouldn't complain. :)
Well, I wasn't in a position to contribute due to getting heating and a new
kitchen installed, but. . . as I live in Ireland, I can offer a bit of
support from this end. I know a few people in the Irish Linux Users Group, I
have a car and can get you around to a few sites to see, if that's any help.
> anyways...while I only expect not to be bitched out for the work I do, I
> won't complain if you do this. Can't complain about free stuff anyways.
> shoot..I still have a crap load of email to dig through and a few bugs to
We've all said it before, and now we put our money where our mouths are! Ivan
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