More cleaning out the Bob basement
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sat Sep 18 21:04:42 CDT 2021
On 2021-09-18 9:39 p.m., Mike Katz via cctalk wrote:
> I did finally dump the first wife. The second one is just too good to
> 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 classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> escreveu:
>> I have a basement but I also have a wife who complains everytime I
>> 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 classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> 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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