The huge lot that had the NIB 8" floppies is now on ebay

Ian S. King isking at
Tue Sep 6 22:43:02 CDT 2016

IMHO there have been some really fun conversations spun off of such posts,
whether of the nature of "What the h*ll is that?", or "What moron would
charge that much for that?", or even "Ah, I remember...."  I agree that the
volume is low enough and the entertainment value high enough to leave
things be.  -- Ian

On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 11:04 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at>

>     > From: js
>     > That would be my preference as well.  A "ccebay at"
> list.
> I think we all know that wouldn't work, for a number of reasons.
>     > Or at least in an indication in the subject line "ebay: [topic]" so
>     > they can get filtered out.
> This, however, I can definitely see as a good move. I will add such a tag
> to
> any eBay notification posts I make, and I encourage everyone else who posts
> such to do the same.
>     > From: Peter Coghlan
>     >> It's a tiny bit more work to use them
>     > Any given posting to a mailing list is sent by one person and read by
>     > many. If there is a small effort to be made, it makes more sense for
>     > the sender to make it once than all the interested recipients to have
>     > to duplicate the effort.
> Excellent point.
> And the "eBay:" tag idea follow this principle too, I will note... So let's
> remember to add that tag, everyone!
>         Noel

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