[rescue] RE: E5000 Pricing?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 8 12:42:10 CDT 2004

On Apr 8, 2004, at 1:35 PM, Steve Sandau wrote:
>>   Exactly.  Which is another reason why, when "suit procedures" 
>> invade a company or other organization, it just bleeds money 
>> everywhere.
>>   Smart (i.e., non-suit) people buy those boards on eBay.  Worried 
>> about one dying?  Buy two.  REALLY worried?  Buy three.  They're 
>> small and don't take up much closet space.
> <snip>
> HA! When we were purchased by $LARGE_COMPANY a while back, management 
> said "You know how you've been buying parts and such on eBay? Well 
> that was great; you saved us a lot of money. Now stop it. If you need 
> anything now, we buy new from Dell."

   Suit barbie says, "Honest work is hard...let's take KICKBACKS!"

> Well, Dell doesn't seem to sell SS1000 memory or any number of other 
> things we need. In addition to that, most of our requests for new 
> stuff get a delay-tactic response anyway...


> Arrrgh!

   A common thing to say when suits are involved.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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