What is vintage

Gary Sparkes mokuba at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 08:58:43 CST 2018

I SUCK at basic arithmetic.

But i'm stupidly fast with a slide rule.

I'm in between useless and obtuse!

On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:56 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Feb 2018, Zane Healy wrote:
>> I’ve started seeing toys (mainly action figures) from the 80’s and early
>> 90’s in Antique Shops. :-(
> When Erector sets switched from their mains powered motor with gears to a
> plastic batter powerd, I wondered about the future of engineering in the
> USA.
> With it discontinued, I no longer wonder.
> With the advent of digital watches, kids need to stop and think for a
> while to figure out which way is "clockwise".
> With calculators, kids can no longer do simple arithmetic.
> Just keep them off of my lawn.

Gary G. Sparkes Jr.

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