[rescue] Oh no! This poor Origin server.....

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Apr 1 12:27:14 CST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 12:24:16PM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Apr 1, 2004, at 12:21 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> >>I am just looking outside of my office window and they are just 
> >>putting
> >>this SGI Origin server into a trashcompactor.
> >
> >People who destroy useful (possibly working) equipment are scum.  It
> >makes me sick, as it could either be put to use doing something or
> >cheaply recycled by being given to an employee.  Hell, if they want
> >scrap prices for it, let the employees buy it as scrap.
> >
> >Idiots.
>   DUDE.  It's April 1st.  Nobody scraps Origins, except for government 
> dumbasses who think their "important information" could somehow be 
> "stuck" in the RAM.

a) we've heard stories of companies doing the same thing for the same
reason.  b) how do we know he isn't either working for the government or
having government stuff outside his window? c) why wouldn't destroyers
of fine machines consider today just another work day?

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