Re: [z_scale] A solution to our collective problem ;-))
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From: CH Bahn <chbahn@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 11:47 AM
Subject: [z_scale] A solution to our collective problem ;-))
Hi Bill, Mr. NANO,
"Z" Scale is around in Z years 5940 +/- 220
so dont attempt to change and start at Year ZERO ! -:)
It may takes twice as long to get the Nano known !!!
I think Mr.Dangerfield has it in his Name "Danger"
"Z" Greetings Helmut
PS: had a "Best in Show" here in Florida, got some Respect !
> Hi Gang,
> As has been mentioned on this group before...Like the comedian Rodney
> Dangerfield, "we (as Z-Scalers) get no respect...no respect at all".
> Well, I can come up with a solution to that problem. I suggest we
> change the name from Z Scale to...NANO-SCALE. Consider for a minute
> the tremendous advantages of doing this.
> 1) Rather then telling your wife you are going to a Z scale train show,
> you can say that you are going to a NANO-TRANSPORTATION EXHIBITION
> (Impressive right?)
> 2) When filling out a job application under "other interest" you can
> put NANOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING.
> 3) You will no longer order Z scale parts, rather you will procure
> NANOTECHNOLOGY SUPPLIES.
> 4) You will no longer tell your neighbors that you are "building a Z
> scale layout", you will tell them that you engaging in
> NONOTECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT.
> 5) In addition you will be able to use terms like, NANOTECHNOLOGY
> MEETING, NANOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE (this for the national meeting), you
> can refer to yourself as a NANOTECHNOLOGIST, your can talk about
> EUROPEAN NANOTECHNOLOGY vs. AMERICAN NANOTECHNOLOGY, when you attend
> the Z scale train show in Germany you can try deducting it on your
> income tax form by saying you attended the NANOTECHNOLOGY EXPOSITION
> in Goppingen, a Z scale club officer can be a NANOTECHNOLOGY
> TRANSPORTATION OFFICIAL, the possibilities are endless.
> I have no doubts that this will not only bring us respect...but
> Industrial Strength Respect we deserve.
> (Executive Director of Nanotechnology development for the
> Mittenwald-Innsbruck Railway)--see what I mean?
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