E-bay stupidity! was Re: height of folly

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Sun Jul 4 08:40:37 1999

You should put the disk on E-OverPay if you still have it. I've never seen
one like that, I'm sure it's a lot rarer than the 8008! All you need is a
good write up full of hype!


At 07:33 PM 7/3/99 -0600, you wrote:
>Nope . . . and I made a "high-tech tie-tack" out of my 8008. I just powered
>the box down, pulled the processor out, removed the 8008, bent the pins
>around so as not to damage a good silk bib, and super-glued the tack to the
>back of it. . . That box, an NBI word processor, used those hard sectored
>diskettes with the holes around the outside. EEEK!
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
>To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
>Date: Saturday, July 03, 1999 6:55 PM
>Subject: Re: E-bay stupidity! was Re: height of folly
>>At 05:15 PM 7/3/99 -0600, Dick wrote:
>>>That's the price you pay, so to speak, for participating in a free-market
>>>economy. The market determines what price the market will bear. If there
>>>are more rich dummies (If that's how you prefer to think of them) than
>>>are Altairs or 4004's then you'll probably never own one.
>>>Meanwhile, maybe I can get someone to slide me a few bucks for this old
>>>stuff of mine . . .
>> Sure I'll slip you a few bucks. Got any 4004s around? :-)
>> Joe
Received on Sun Jul 04 1999 - 08:40:37 BST

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