[vcf-midatlantic] Black Apple

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Wed May 4 15:17:06 EDT 2016

You guys need to start documenting these so I can plan my road trip. I
don't want to miss any of the awesome details.

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 3:15 PM, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:10 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> > You have obviously never been to the International Shipping Box Museum in
> > Topeka, KS.  You'll have to get a hotel room, you'd need at least two
> days
> > to see it all.  You can even ship yourself to selected Topeka addresses
> > (state house, etc.).  It's fun to ride around all day in a delivery truck
> > inside of the shipping box.  Yell all you want!  They ain't letting you
> out
> > until the ride is over.  Not really for me, but my wife and kids loved
> it,
> > they kept shipping themselves like two or three times, until our one-week
> > pass ran out.
> And if you're going to make the trip out there, be sure to check out
> the Extension Cord Hall of Fame in Chesterfield, Missouri. See all the
> wonderful weird and rare extension cords, power strips, and multi
> outlet adapters dating back to the early days of electricity! The gift
> shop is the best, and they have this really awesome key chain made
> from a real electrical plug. Uh... don't actually plug it in though,
> the ring is electrically connected to the prongs. Learned that one the
> hard way.
> Note that this museum only covers American cords - the International
> one is in Walla Walla Washington. I hope to see that some day too, if
> I do, it'll be one hell of a road trip, and I'll be sure to include
> the rest of the amazing attractions along the way. I've always wanted
> to see the world's largest staple remover (147 feet tall!) and the
> History of Matches Museum (located directly between the self serve
> hydrogen gas store, and the fireworks factory)
> -Ian

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