[vcf-midatlantic] "Go fuck yourselves" :)

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Sat Dec 9 10:34:11 EST 2017


Sorry Joe. I hope your mom is okay.

I'm sure someone will get the wifi modem for you.



On Dec 9, 2017 10:30 AM, "Joseph Oprysko" <joprysko1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Unfortunately, my mother is still in the ICU at the hospital. I was hoping
> by this point she would have been moved to a step-down unit, and I would
> have felt more comfortable coming to Festivus.
>
> I have strong regrets about not being able to make it this year. I was
> really looking forward to attending and telling everyone to go fuck
> themselves.
>
> Jeff, again, I’m sorry for not being able to make it. I guess you still
> need to hold the GS a bit longer.
>
> Also, I know I had planned on picking up one of the WiFi232 boards from
> Paul Rickards. If someone who lives in the Montgomery County PA area would
> be able to pick one up from him for me, I would be able to pay for it, if
> we can make arrangements to meet up.  (Actually if someone is able to do
> that for me, maybe you could also pick up the Apple IIGS that Jeff Brace
> has for me)
>
> If it was just the snow, I could easily deal with that, but my mom is 79
> years old, has 5 stents in her heart, recently had a cancer scare, and most
> recently was hospitalized for sepsis due to a blockage in one of her
> kidneys.  While she does seem to be doing ‘better’ relatively speaking, the
> fact that she’s still in the ICU tells me it’s not positive that she’s out
> of the woods yet.
>
> Again, if someone who lives near me is able to help, I’d greatly
> appreciate it, if so, email me off the list.
>
> Thank you everyone, have a happy Festivus, and may everyone Go Fuck
> Yourselves!
>
> Joe Oprysko
>
> On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 9:41 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
>> According to Festivus Master Organizer Brace: Dave Riley will be here
>> around noonish (bringing pasta) and Tony will be here at 6ish (picking up
>> Jeff's BBQ). Plus tons of snacks and stuff .... the more people who bring
>> food, the better!
>>
>> On Dec 9, 2017 9:36 AM, "Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic" <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>
>> > All you can muster up is "Go fuck yourself?" It's a good thing I'm
>> going to
>> > be bringing my girlfriend with me, who happens to be a trucking company
>> > dispatcher. She can teach all of you how to step up your game on those
>> kind
>> > of greetings. LOL
>> >
>> > By the way... the cookout foods are going to be lunch and dinner today?
>> >
>> > On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 9:11 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > > You can't not take this as a joke!
>> > >
>> > > I hope everyone remembers the Festivus tradition we started last year:
>> > the
>> > > official VCF holiday greeting is to shake someone's hand, look them in
>> > the
>> > > eye, and say, "Go fuck yourself" with a smile.
>> > >
>> > > So, in the spirit of Festivus, I hope everyone go fucks themselves
>> this
>> > > year.
>> > >
>> > > I look forward to everyone getting here today, shaking my hand, and
>> > telling
>> > > me to go fuck myself, too! It would mean so much to me.
>> > >
>> > > Happy Festivus and safe travels (sincerely).
>> > >
>> > > Go fuck yourselves,
>> > > Evan
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>>
> --
> Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
> Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
> Normal Person: So you go surfing?
> Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
> lot...
> Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
> Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
>



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