Re. imsai 2

From: James Willing <>
Date: Sun Aug 22 11:31:16 1999

At 10:39 AM 08/22/1999 -0400, Bill Sudbrink wrote:
>> > I think that it's a load of crap. Old computers for the masses.
>Ruins it
>> > for the rest of us. Next thing you know, the Antiques Road Show will
>have an
>> > "antique computer" eposode.
>> Um, from what I heard, someone on the Roadshow said within the last year
>> that computers will become the next hot collectable. Someone locally
>> told me that (I didn't see the show myself). So it's too late for fear,
>> move straight on ahead to loathing.
>Oh! I can't wait...
>"Gee, that's too bad. If you hadn't rewound the transformer on that
>IMSAI, it would be worth $50,000. But since it works, it's only
>worth $25. Remember folks, never fix anything. The original non-working
>lump of metal is worth far more than a machine that does what it was
>actually designed to do."

Well then... I guess my self-imposed 'vow of poverty' is safe for the
forseeable future since I have this nasty tendancy to prefer to have things
running. B^}


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