The cost of collecting debate

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Jun 28 00:42:50 2000

On Tue, 27 Jun 2000, Tony Duell wrote:

> But you're forgetting one important fact. We (or at least I) collect and
> restore classic computers because we _enjoy_ them. I have no interest
> whatsoever in collecting t-shirts, posters, etc. You can't clip a logic
> analyser onto a poster.

Sure, but someone else might. The idea is to propose alternative focii of
collecting that are equally important to the greater good in this hobby we
all share.

> Which is why none of the above suggestions has any interest at all _for me_.

Fine, leave all the extraneous books, posters, pins and t-shirts to
someone else ;)

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