Fun_People Archive
7 Sep
An Ignominious End...

Date: Thu, 7 Sep 95 13:37:56 -0700
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: An Ignominious End...

[Every once in a while one of these items comes along that really makes me  
feel old...  -psl]

From: "" <>
Subject: Daily Life

[The BLIT terminal is an early 80's predecessor of the diskless
 workstation.  Some years ago I borrowed a surplus one from the
 department, but as a part of moving on I brought it back.  The
 e-mail exchange with our department's keep-track-of-it guy was
 this:  -Pardo]

   Subject: BLIT terminal
   Date: Wed, 30 Aug 1995 09:32:15 PDT
   From: "" <>

   I'm sure this will be the pinnacle of your life experiences -- I
   finally want to return the BLIT terminal I've had these many years.
   You probably don't have anywhere that you want it, but if I put it
   someplace, where's the place that will get me in the least trouble ?^)

	   ;-D oN  ( A rather terminal terminal )   Pardo

Subject: Re: BLIT terminal

Perch it precariously on the inner edge of Drumheller's Fountain.
Eventually, the air turbulence created by a squadron of Canadian geese
taking off or landing will result in the blit being disposed of with
the proper pomp and circumference.

On 2nd thought, just drop it off on the floor outside room 2 in the
Sieg dungeon [...]

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []