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- --- In email@example.com, Systems Glitch <systems.glitch@...> wrote:
>Wow, that was a real good deal! I don't have that luxury here. I am only dreaming about the day my kids move out and I sell this place to buy a house in the country. Maybe I should buy next to the Museum?
> Indeed, this is true. We purchased the small commercial building next to our house (around 800 sq ft with a very...interesting floor plan) for $1000 ($3000 after taxes + fees) from the city last year. It's a mess and may end up being a side-yard after all, but buildings like that with fewer hidden structural issues are available regularly in this area.
- On 03/21/2013 09:16 PM, Wesley Furr wrote:
> The only thing I would like to have had that I've turned down was an HP 9000Drawing the line at machines one can't move oneself is a good thing.
> L1000...not really vintage though. I drew the line at something I couldn't
> move on my own. :-) Would probably have made a nice space heater though...
I have an IBM z/890 here. It weighs 2100lbs. No typo.
I can drive a forklift on my own. =)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA