[TAG] Another dead PC
ben at genetikayos.com
Tue Aug 24 17:22:19 MSD 2004
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 10:10:34AM -0700, Heather wrote:
> > > > My laptop's video died on me yesterday (second laptop in a row to do that,
> > > > and the third HW failure on this Acer. You can guess my future intentions
> > > > in regard to buying another Acer ever again...)
> > > > I'm going to see about getting some kind of a temp replacement...
> My old lemonpad Terra (the one that can't speak floppies but is
> otherwise a sturdy old beast) isn't seeing much use these days; if you
> want it as a temp-caddy for your HD whenever yet another beast dies
> you're welcome to it. Thinkpad 560, screen and keyboard both in
> unabused condition, maybe minor scratches from being disassembled enough
> times for HD swaps.
That sounds wonderful, Heather - thanks! I'll get together with you on the
details, and I *really* appreciate it. I hadn't thought in terms of keeping
a spare 'top around, but now that I think about it, it's a really good
> You're welcome to call me here at the house, (408 374 7623) and/or ssh
> into gemini to get some work done.
I'm SSHed into LG.net right now - but it's definitely a comfort to have yet
another spare. ;)
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