More cleaning out the Bob basement

Mike Katz bitwiz at
Sat Sep 18 20:39:55 CDT 2021

I did finally dump the first wife.  The second one is just too good to dump.

On 9/18/2021 8:36 PM, Alexandre Souza wrote:
> I'd dump the wife...
> Enviado do meu Tele-Movel
> Em sáb, 18 de set de 2021 22:33, Mike Katz via cctalk 
> <cctalk at <mailto:cctalk at>> escreveu:
>     I have a basement but I also have a wife who complains everytime I
>     bring
>     some orphaned computer part (or camera) home and to the basement.  In
>     her eyes it's all junk.
>     Which is worse, no basement or a wife 😁
>     It was because of my first wife (now ex) that I sold my 2 full
>     racks of
>     PDP-8/E equipment.
>     On 9/18/2021 3:40 PM, Zane Healy via cctalk wrote:
>     >
>     >> On Sep 18, 2021, at 1:01 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk
>     <cctalk at <mailto:cctalk at>> wrote:
>     >>
>     >> Went over to chip away at the Bob basement, and this time Alex
>     came with me. This is not a bad idea as if one of the piles shift
>     and I get stuck it would be nice to have someone there to call 911.
>     > You might be joking, but this is no joke, it’s a *VERY* good
>     idea.  Back when my collection was in storage units, I took a
>     large vintage TV to the head.  Thankfully I was okay, but it could
>     have been much worse.  After that I started being more cautious.
>     >
>     >> Moral: Do not die with a lot of this stuff in your basement. We
>     were far more able to move this stuff 30 years ago when we were
>     young than today.
>     > Good point.  I was reminded of this a few months ago, while I
>     was working some of my old gear while on my Sabbatical.  The good
>     news, I don’t have a basement. :-)
>     >
>     > Zane
>     >
>     >
>     >

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