[rescue] Happy happy happy! Joy joy joy!
lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sat May 31 07:29:19 CDT 2003
--- Skeezics Boondoggle <skeezics at q7.com> wrote:
> Doin' the happy dance!
>  My family tells the story about a great uncle of mine who lived
> near the boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ. One day he was at a hot dog
> stand and ordered two dogs and a root beer. Of course, he ran
> out of root beer before the dogs were done, so he ordered another;
> but then he had root beer left over and no hot dog, so he naturally
> had to have another hot dog. Well, a crowd started to gather as
> he went back and forth like this for hours, until he'd had something
> like 20 or 30 hot dogs and gallons of root beer... hey, who'd heard
> of "heart disease" in the 50's? :-)
Heh - that's how I wound up with 4 Indigo^2 boxes - I got one to try
Irix, then another, 'cause it was complete (first was missing an HD
sled), then a third 'cause it was so cheap ($20), and the final one
'cause it had 2x drive sleds, 512M RAM, etc...
Now I need to pick through and make the one Indigo^2 that I originally
wanted, and sell off the rest (Note: not for sale yet, please don't
ask)... Then there are the U2s, and the, well, you get the idea!
"Nothing would please me more than being able to hire ten
programmers and deluge the hobby market with good software"
Bill Gates, in "An OpenLetter to Hobbyists" dated February 3, 1976
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