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Re: [VERY OT while waiting for Lenny?] reminiscing on old computers

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 09:28:40PM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 01:23:07PM -0400, Brian McKee wrote:
> > >>>slot "wore out" (don't ask me how, because I don't know). At the
> > >>>end, I had to keep a rubberband pulling that daughter board at just
> > >>>the right angle, or the thing would lock up and not boot. Worked
> > >>>like  that for years.
> > >>Aren't you the one that said using a VT520 to access a P-II to ssh
> > >>into an Athlon64 to read mail was rube-goldberg?  Thanks Mr. Pot.
> > >>Kettle.
> > >Why yes indeed I was Mr. Kettle. Kind of you to notice.
> > 
> > And thank you both - I'm having trouble typing between giggling  fits.
> > :-)
> No, Andrew was using the rubber band to keep his daughter from wiggling
> so (nah, I won't finish that joke, anyway it wasn't __giggling__ fits.
> :)

No no, sorry Doug, but rubber bands are reserved for securing daughter
*boards* not daughters. I only use du(ct|ck) tape for securing the

/me runs from the SPCA^h^h^h^hCPS...


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