[rescue] Commodore and other kit

Nadine Miller velociraptor at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 13:34:17 CST 2008

Jonathan Katz wrote:
> On Feb 15, 2008, at 10:07 AM, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>> It's often discussed on rec.radio.shortwave and the equipment specific
>> mailing lists I'm on, Ten-Tec and Drake. I have no heathkit stuff, my
>> ex-wife stole the only one I ever built and so I don't subscribe
>> to it.
> Your ex-wife stole your heathkit. A tragedy in its own right, but when 
> this phrase is repeated on its own I find it amusingly odd, and I'm sure 
> others here do, too. It's almost like the beginning of a country-western 
> tune. "my wife stole my heathkit and my nixie tubes and all she left me 
> with is this VAX grant continuity card."

Geek country...what a concept. ^.^  I keep having people tell me I 
should do stand up comedy based on my geek rants, but I really can't see 
that the audience would be large enough.  I guess I could try the 
"viral" tactics by doing some monologue videos on YouTube...


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