Speaking of eBay

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Wed Dec 29 16:09:56 2004

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, John Lawson wrote:

> So what would your definition be of folks who turn this 'battiness' into
> huge fortunes - selling 'specific alloy' special silver teflon-coated RCA
> cables (...eeeww!) for *hundreds of dollars a freakin foot*!!!! And all
> the other "audiophool" quackery, for that matter.

I'd call them Capitalists :)

> Hey, I just wish *I'd* had the foresight (and total lack of professional
> scruples) to be one of the guys selling CD anti-vibration rings and
> gold-alloy digital interconnect ribbons - to 'improve the sound' of your
> machine...

I think I'll start selling a special line of vintage computer gear:

High-retention floppy disks - stores bits longer than standard media (on

Non-abrasive mouse pads - preserves the underside mechanics of vintage
mice so they don't wear out over time


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Received on Wed Dec 29 2004 - 16:09:56 GMT

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