[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Peter abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Sep 21 07:13:37 CDT 2005

velociraptor <velociraptor at gmail.com> wrote:
> And to think we all missed our opportunity to talk like pirates.

You say that like it's a bad thing.

It was barely funny the first time round, and has not improved with

When I was in the USAF, there was a modem I did battle with, which used (brace
yourselves) mechanical resonators and a glowbottle circuit as an oscillator.
There _really_ _was_ a "Kick here" spot on the front panel, lower left corner,
and the resonator was just behind it.	- Mike Andrews in The Other Place

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