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drlegendre at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 16:18:56 CST 2014
Nope, I'm only responsible for the one what went out the window. Landed on
the ground outside the window by the kitchen table, where stepdad was
sitting. To begin with, the guy was a total anger junkie, a real freak -
and you shoulda heard him +that+ time.
Thing is, no one was hurt or endangered, nothing of value (to him) was
damaged or lost, and I "got that d*mn piece of crap" out of my room.. so I
really didn't see what he had to be so angry about. Neither did he, which
was a real mind-fsck for that shriveled-up little yellow pea-brain of his..
but he was pretty sure it was the sort of thing he ought to get really
pissed-off over, so get pissed he did.
On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 7:29 AM, Chris Elmquist <chrise at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday (11/11/2014 at 11:10PM -0600), drlegendre . wrote:
> > I had not the slightest idea how to deal with it, so I removed the works
> > from the top of the base, and THREW IT OUT OF MY SECOND-FLOOR BEDROOM
> > WINDOW. It was so heavy, I didn't want to have to carry it back down. The
> > base served as an excellent printer stand for several years, and the
> > not-so-obvious access panel did well to conceal various contraband during
> > the same period.)
> Hey! You weren't the guy that threw a model 33 Teletype down three
> flights of stairs at Mounds View High School in 1980 too were you?
> Chris Elmquist
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