ka... ching!

js at cimmeri.com js at cimmeri.com
Sat Oct 1 10:12:11 CDT 2016

On 10/1/2016 9:54 AM, Adrian Graham wrote:
> On 01/10/2016 15:42, "js at cimmeri.com"<js at cimmeri.com>  wrote:
>> On 10/1/2016 9:19 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/291894250804
>> I don't get it.  Would someone explain to me how a couple of old, dirty,
>> untested, belt driven floppy drives are worth this kind of money?   And
>> why??
>> There's actual bidding going on.  That's not just an asking price.
> Because they're actual Twiggy drives from a Lisa 1. A lot of them were
> chucked during the Lisa 2 upgrades offered by Apple because the Twiggys were
> slow and unreliable, but it's a great example of how not to design a floppy
> drive. If I had deep pockets I'd be bidding too.

Ok, you just gave a bunch of reasons why they're even more worthless 
than I originally thought, and why people bidding on them have clearly 
lost their marbles.  :)

- J.

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