Re: PRINTER ON FIRE, HELP!!
On Monday 25 February 2008, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 10:10:53PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > On 02/24/08 21:05, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > PLEASE HELP, when I tried printing debian told me that my printer
> > > is on fire. Upon inspection I found no signs of fire but I fear
> > > that if I do not find the fire soon my printer will die, PLEASE
> > > HELP!!! URGENT AS I NEED TO PRINT A MEMO FOR BILL GATES!!!
> > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=102893054014512&w=2
> Cool - thanks for the link! I had always assumed the message was just
> another of unix's quirky in jokes rather than a reference to something
> that, at one point, could have actually happened.
> News aggregation meets world domination. Can you see the fnews?
Actually, the link is incorrect. The ribbon would stretch on the most
heavily hammered side (left) thus causing skew. Smart ops would flip the
ribbon when they started getting ribbon checks.