[vcf-midatlantic] Surplus computers @ Festivus

Richard Cini rich.cini at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 10:32:38 EDT 2018


I was looking for things to rhyme with the 8 reindeer who may be used to deliver the 12-days of festivus items but there’s not much out there that rhymes with “prancer” and “blitzen” so I gave up.

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From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> on behalf of Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:29 AM
To: vcf-midatlantic
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Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Surplus computers @ Festivus

>> On the 5th anniversary of festivus

Nice!!


On Thu, Nov 1, 2018, 10:17 AM Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org wrote:

> On the 5th anniversary of festivus, Evan gave to me
>
> Thirteen TI-99/4A computers
> Nine Epson QX-10s
> Six Tandy CoCos
> Four Epson monitors
> Two TI Boxes
> And a lonely Mac SE!!!!!!!
>
>
>
>
> On 11/1/18, Kelly Leavitt via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > I want to thank Evan for the opportunity to help out a little in the
> > warehouse. The amount of resources we have is amazing, but more work is
> > needed.
> >
> > I was fortunate enough to have some extra vacation days to burn and be
> able
> > to help.
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> on
> behalf of
> > Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:53 AM
> > To: vcf-midatlantic
> > Cc: Evan Koblentz
> > Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Surplus computers @ Festivus
> >
> > Kelly and I spent about 5 hours working in the warehouse again today.
> >
> > We finished sorting/organizing the Tandy section (reduced from four
> > overflowing shelving units to less than 3) and also the TI section
> > (reduced from 1 overflowing unit to less than 1. We also moved all the
> > surplus items including lots of Tandy/TI/Epson from a pallet onto a
> > shelving unit, so that it's easier to move around between now and
> > Festivus-time. (Another benefit is shelving units use less floor space
> > than pallets, which means more room for THE BIG COMPUTER arriving next
> > week.)
> >
> > Here's a picture of the surplus unit: https://tinyurl.com/ybjmalfp.
> > [
> https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/fjQiT1SCc_MGYcc2xw2cYC4Z6-4twNhdeuf6aJta2Cp5KAL_Q0hSdQCk_Bo=w1200-h630-p
> ]<https://tinyurl.com/ybjmalfp>
> >
> > surplus.jpg<https://tinyurl.com/ybjmalfp>
> > tinyurl.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > What's for sale at Festivus:
> >
> > - Six Tandy Color Computers (various models)
> >
> > - Thirteen TI-99/4A computers (some white, some black/silver)
> >
> > - Two TI Peripheral Expansion Boxes
> >
> > - Nine Epson QX-10/QX-16 (I forget the exact breakdown)
> >
> > - Four Epson monitors and possible one more
> >
> > - One lonely Mac SE
> >
> > None of these are tested. NO TESTING OR TAKING APART WILL BE ALLOWED AT
> > FESTIVUS -- we don't want people tearing into stuff at a social event.
> > Donation amounts for this surplus hardware will be very low, but it's a
> > gamble how they look/work on the inside. Honor system: please don't buy
> > these just to flip them.
> >
> > Kelly not included...
> >
> >
>


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