OT Re: Pair of HP 1000 E-Series minicomputers on eBay
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 12:00:18 CST 2015
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> Subject: OT Re: Pair of HP 1000 E-Series minicomputers on eBay
> On 1/30/2015 12:13 PM, tony duell wrote:
> >> Here:
> >> http://www.ebay.com/itm/141300893919
> >> The seller has them listed at 'Buy-It-Now' for $1,800, but the
> >> listing does say 'make an offer', so you might be able to get it down
> >> a ways, to something more reasonable. They seem like they have an
> >> interesting (non-identical) set of peripheral cards. However, I know
> >> nothing of HP's, so take this all with a large grain of salt!
> > Pity they're the wrong side of the Pond :-(...
> > -tony
> It's not a pond.. it's an ocean. Why do some people insist on calling it
The same reason "Little John" of Robin Hoods Merry men was called "Little"
I guess in understatement gone over the top...
> And "whilst" I'm at it, why do some
> insist on using "blinkenlights" in re
> CPU front panels instead of correct
> English -- blinking lights?
> - J.
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