[rescue] bay area teletype

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Thu Feb 7 05:58:28 CST 2008

On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 09:14:02PM -0700, Richard wrote:
> DECwriters are built like tanks. We were transporting one around 1980 and
> lifting it down some stairs. It got away from us and tumbled down the
> concrete staircase to the landing. Aside from a few dings in the plastic
> top and a few keycaps that popped off, it was fine.

I was half-expecting the punchline to be along the lines of "but the
concrete floor was a write-off".

We once lobbed a knackered monitor out of a window onto a concrete path
below, and it needed retrieving and lobbing again to do more than scratch
the paintwork.

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