Completely and totally off-topic and without any meritwhatsoever

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Tue Sep 7 20:50:59 2004

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> Maybe it is already too late for Sellam. Remember his Altar comment.
> A sure sign he is missing some marbles.

I think that happened long before the mercury came along :)

> I used to handle the stuff a lot when I was a kid and it hasn't
> hardly effected me ( has it? ).

That certainly explains things ;)

My high school chemistry teacher let us roll it around in our hands for a
short period of time. He was one of those old-school chemists that knew
the real dangers and saftey margins of this kind of stuff and was common
sense about it. Any other teacher would have gone hysterical I'm sure.
He used to go by Doc. If you called him by his proper name he would
ignore you.

One very interesting sensation is plunging your finger into a container of

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