the computer gods giveth, and take away (mild humor/angst)

From: Gordon JC Pearce <>
Date: Wed Jan 7 06:15:48 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 02:45, Christopher McNabb wrote:

> It seems people who collect old computers also tend to collect
> fire-arms. Old cars also seem to be popular among the classic computer set.

Over here in glorious sunny Scotland, most of the geeky computer
collectors tend to run around in mid-to-late-80s, very high spec cars.
The reason being, they're very cheap to buy when the electrickery goes
wrong (or in the case of my beloved Citroens, the hydraulic suspension),
but fairly easy to fix if you have the right sort of mind.

Received on Wed Jan 07 2004 - 06:15:48 GMT

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