At 05:20 PM 7/7/99 -0500, you wrote:

A few thoughts:

First of all, the AS4D is not happy about the fact that I am referring to 
the Magic Box as "the girl that I wanted to date in High School, although I 
never got my way", but screw them.

Likely they pulled the kink intentionally, or it was running on some screw 
up, unreliable server, like a RS/6000 or Netfinity.  My pages have been 
running on  an AS/400 for almost two years with NO unplanned downtime.

Al


>I get a 404 when I go to that page...
>---Bob Kraai
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From:   Pete Hall [SMTP:pbhall@execpc.com]
>Sent:   Thursday, July 01, 1999 8:10 PM
>To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject:        Re: The Magic Box
>
>At 12:32 07/01/1999 , Al Barsa wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Well IBM has come out with the replacement of the neat AS/400 ad
> >campaign.  Take a look at:
> >
> >http://www.as400.ibm.com/developer/magicbox/index.html
>
> >
> >This is an AS/400 advertisement, showing a picture of (what I think is) an
> >RS/6000 SP2, larger than life, with a larger than life person, shot
> >(apparently) in a square someplace in Europe.  (It looks very much like
>the
> >square downtown in Salzburg Austria, but I am not positive.)
>
>Did you click the AS400 magic box  link? It leads you to a page with a
>picture of little girls dancing in a circle around an AS/400, along with
>text that's almost as useful as the picture. This pair of pages is probably
>one of the least professional looking adverts I've seen. Does IBM have any
>ad people at all? These guys are about as artsy as I am.
>
>Pete Hall
>pbhall@execpc.com
>http://www.execpc.com/~pbhall
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