OT, but what a relief

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Fri Apr 5 03:28:49 2002

On Fri, 5 Apr 2002, Ben Franchuk wrote:

> > At 01:55 PM 4/5/2002 +0200, you wrote:
> > >Crashed computer boots local man into jail:
> > >http://www.wisinfo.com/postcrescent/news/archive/local_3204626.shtml
> > >Short story: A shop had five atempts to get a new PC to work,
> > >they still failed, so the man took the computer in a 6th time,
> > >put it on the floor and smashed it with a sledge hammer.
> > >Wisconsin seams to be a place for unusual people.
> >
> > Uhm, thanks! :-) But it was a computer from Gateway!
> >
> > - John
> not reading the story ... if he paid for the computer is his to what he
> likes with it, not go to jail.

I agree, but I guess it's against the law to do this in an impromptu
public forum (i.e. the computer shop where he purchased the machine) which
is what landed him in trouble.

I personally feel that this is a valid form of customer feedback. A bit
extreme perhaps, but valid.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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