TONIGHT: 5.25" or 8" floppy disk urgently needed in Austin, TX

Jim Battle frustum at pacbell.net
Wed Apr 18 13:42:50 CDT 2007


Sellam Ismail wrote:
> I got a call from Lucy Frost of Granite House (a video production company) 
> in Austin just now.  She's desperately in need of a 5.25" or 8" floppy 
> disk for a video shoot they are doing tonight.  They are doing a spoof 
> infomercial for a client around the Btrieve software product.  Yes, that 
> Btrieve...it's still being published by a company called Pervasive 
> Software.
> 
> Anyway, if you can help (Jim Battle?) then please contact her directly:
> 
> Lucy Frost
> 512/844-2520 cell
> 512/481-1300 office
> lucy at granitehouse.com
> 
> She tells me they Buda to Roundrock is her vicinity.  She knows about the 
> Goodwill Computer Works and is going to try calling them today to see if 
> they can help.  I also suggested she try other local thrift stores in the 
> area as they normally have some 5.25" floppies in the electronics section.  
> I don't believe there is any preference for either size format.  They 
> just need one and need one now.  They had a 5.25" floppy ready for the 
> shoot but it's been misplaced.
> 
> Someone please help Lucy.

I just talked with her. She said that the computerworks has some disks 
so she is going to go there.  If it doesn't work out I'd be glad to help.





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