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Date: Thu Jul 23 09:38:03 1998

Reminds me of a trick Penn Jillette (of the magician duo Penn & Teller)
thought somebody (somebody other than *him*) should try on their laptops
next time they pass through an airport:

echo ARMING....
echo ARMED
echo 10
echo 9
echo 8...

(Note: This may well be a federal crime, and I don't recommend it. It's
also a bad idea to call and wave to friends in airports ("Hi, Jack!") and
to disparage the in-flight movie ("'My Best Friend's Wedding?' What a

-- Bill

Sam Ismail <> on 07/22/98 08:20:58 PM

Please respond to

To: "Discussion re-collecting of classic computers"
cc: (bcc: Bill Sheehan/Corporate/SWEC)
Subject: Re: Compaq

On Wed, 22 Jul 1998, Tony Duell wrote:

> As I mentioned once before, I once carried a VR201, by its handle, on a
> train. Now, in that orientation, it looks a little like a bomb or land
> mine, so I stuck a little label on each side with 'Danger Implosives' on
> it, in red pen. Got some _very_ odd looks :-).

Haha. That's a ballsy act. I wonder what would happen to you if you
tried that today.

Ok, now grow your beard out a little and try it in Arab head-dress.

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