RE: [midatlanticretro] This Sat: Moving of the IBM Series 1 mini Party. Anyone have a terminal?
MessageIt's quite possible there will be some women participating in our topless* event.* Technically we're not going to be "topless" unless someone actually removes the top from their car, which would be a pretty stupid thing to do, vs. merely putting it down.-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Roganti [mailto:ragooman@...]
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2007 9:07 PM
Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] This Sat: Moving of the IBM Series 1 mini Party. Anyone have a terminal?
topless girls ???
oh .. sorry, reading too fast again
Evan Koblentz wrote:
Yeah ... with the top up and the heat on! Actually, on Jan. 1, our club has its annual "Polar Bear" event, where barring precipitation, we all bundle up and drive around topless* like the complete idiots that we are. * the cars, not the drivers But I probably won't be there tomorrow ... gotta do some research in the (gasp!) old-fashioned library using a (wow!) hardcover book (they still have those?)
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- --- Bryan Pope <bryan.pope@...> wrote:
>Well, I'll try to get to Deleware tonight myself, I have some stuff to
> Dan Roganti wrote:
> > topless girls ???
> WHERE?! Bill did not say anything about that.... !! Hmm.. This is
> going to be quite a fun day tomorrow!!
> > oh .. sorry, reading too fast again
> reading what too fast??
> > :)
do during the day today. Bill, I have your prior directions.
By the way...I'm trying real hard to get my wife to visit with us for
stuff like this. Her vintage computing experiences are not trivial; we
are both "vintage" in any case. But about half the time, she says "am
I going to be the only woman there?" And about ALL the time, I say
"yes" - notwithstanding some of our volunteers and members I've met.
You know, I don't take too seriously, some of the chat that goes back
and forth in this mail list. Even though Yahoo will preserve it for
the next fifty years for all the world to see. But you boys really
ought to be a *little bit* more thoughtful about some stuff that gets
posted here. There *may be a reason* why my wife might be the only
woman at this gathering.
>that could be one reason, but...
>You know, I don't take too seriously, some of the chat that goes back
>and forth in this mail list. Even though Yahoo will preserve it for
>the next fifty years for all the world to see. But you boys really
>ought to be a *little bit* more thoughtful about some stuff that gets
>posted here. There *may be a reason* why my wife might be the only
>woman at this gathering.
We're up against demographics even more so. In the class I taught this
fall, there were 16 males, one female.
It is worth it to have diversity however. Let's not needlessly offend
people who may someday read these messages, I agree.