Netpliance at InternetWorld

From: Sue & Francois <>
Date: Fri Apr 7 21:54:22 2000

Just for that I wish I could have been there.
I canned my order at CC (i hate to give people money and not have anything
in return)
I guess I'll just pick one up "cheap" when they have to liquidate the stock

----- Original Message -----
From: Aaron Christopher Finney <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 6:26 PM
Subject: OT: Netpliance at InternetWorld

> Hi,
> I'm just back from InternetWorld, where I had a funny iOpener
> experience...
> They had a unit embedded in the front face of a refrigerator
> (touch-screen) at their display booth. At the end of the spokesmodel's
> little presentation (and I emphasize the word model - what all those
> beautiful women have to do with computers is beyond me), I couldn't resist
> tossing out, "Yeah, that's cool, but can you hack it to run Linux?" I must
> have been the 10,000th person to ask that day because she just snapped and
> started yelling at me, "will you people leave us alone about this! Jesus!"
> But it was too late...some other guy yelled, "yeah, but hurry and buy one
> before they pour epoxy in the back of it..."
> Cheers,
> Aaron
Received on Fri Apr 07 2000 - 21:54:22 BST

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