Used laptop stampede

Tim Shoppa shoppa_classiccmp at trailing-edge.com
Tue Aug 16 18:46:54 CDT 2005


> This is not only pathetic and ridiculous, it was entirely
> irresponsible, both on the part of the school district and the herd
> of jackasses that showed up to have a small chance to pay for a
> used computer.

And this is different than a buncha dweebs with a mailing list
talking about "used computers"?  99% of the population would call us
"pathetic and ridiculous".

I think part of the story is broadcaster sensationalism, like when
Oprah gave away cars.  Except here who's promoting themselves?  The
newscasters?

Tim.



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