Um, OK....

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Aug 31 18:09:00 2002

On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, Chris wrote:

> Oh gee, and I just have the a-hole friends that use me for tech support
> for the life of their computer, and then when they decide to upgrade it,
> they throw out the old one without even ASKING if I wanted it!!!!
> (sorry, I'm a bit bitter since a friend's younger brother just did this
> to me. He had an iMac that he bought used, and had been having problems
> with, and has been using me for the last two years for support to keep
> it running. Well, he got sick of it this week, and bought a new one. I
> found out last night when my friend was raving about how great his
> brother's new iMac G4 was... and when I asked what he did with the old
> one, I just about drove over there to choke the living shit out of the
> kid when I was told that it went in the garbage on Wednesday's curbside
> pickup)

Well, at least you can have solace in knowing that he's a very bad person
for sticking toxic waste (as defined under California environmental law)
into the garbage.

Next time, let him know in advance that you'll be wanting the system once
he upgrades ;)

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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