[Coco] Ebay chuckle of the day

tonym tonym at compusource.net
Tue Oct 12 23:25:35 EDT 2010

Here's another funny one...


 Shows up as $28.90 for "standard shipping" from NC to FL.

 $30? To ship a CoCo3?
 You KIDDING me?

 I hope that's FedEx Overnight!

 UPS Ground, that's like $12-14!


 -----Original Message-----
 From: "Roger Merchberger" <zmerch-coco at 30below.com>
 Sent 10/11/2010 11:01:54 PM
 To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
 Subject: Re: [Coco] Ebay chuckle of the day

On 10/11/2010 09:49 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > On Monday, October 11, 2010 09:48:00 pm Rob Rosenbrock did opine: > >> Is that 1200 baud? >> > > Doubtful, 300 I believe, and not at all capable of dealing with line > distortions. Depends on the distortions... ;-) "back in the day" I was able to whistle several different characters into my 300 baud modem. I was "bummed" that I could only get one pegged for my 1200 baud modem, and I tried, failed, and got really dizzy in the process ;-) trying to produce characters whistling into my 2400 baud modem. I didn't have a Modem IB, tho - I had the little white CoCo specific 300baud modem of the time (with the red bar-button); I can't remember the model # for it, tho. Laterz! Roger "Merch" Merchberger -- Coco mailing list Coco at maltedmedia.com http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco ����������

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