Re: Smoke Different

Tom Whore (
Fri, 21 Aug 1998 13:28:45 -0700 (PDT)

> >Yea, remeber all those Powerbooks with the cracked cases and the faulty
> >monitor wiriing and the Ports on the back that would put a real charge in
> >your periphs? Oh yea, remeber the days of the recall:)
> I also remember the infamous PS/2 mouse/keyboard port. A number of PC
> laptops would fry out when people would plug and unplug their mouse
> and keyboard while the machine was running. Most PC laptops today
> still don't allow for hot swapping of floppy drives and CDROMs (though
> I think most will support warm swapping).

Aslo, if you want to talk about frying hardware, lets talk about the cheap
assed Sun clones from a few years ago that had all the enjoyment of a
small brush fire in a hot dry californina summer.

Or for that matter the neat way some of the early compaws qould give ya a
nice little JOLT if you undid the cases and powered em up hoodless.
Ouchers Talk about condtioned responses.

So ya see we can all piss on every one.

Who amongst us is dry?