• Subject: Re: Paul Musselman trapped in 1969
  • From: Bob Larkin <blarkin@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 07 Nov 1999 00:22:35 -0600

Paul,
One of my old 486 machines needs a battery and a BIOS upgrade so it can run 
WINdoze
3.0.
Could you come by and take care of this? (TIC)
Thanks,
Bob


PaulMmn wrote:

> David, Pete, Don, et al:
>
> It's pretty bad when people complain about -when- I sent Email.  Just wait
> 'till January, when mail starts popping up dated Jan 1, 1972, as people
> whose systems aren't Y2K compliant window backwards to a compatible year!
> (;
>
> Nevertheless,
>
>                 BE IT HEREBYE KNOWNE TO ONE AND ALL:
>
> On This Date, Saturday, the Sixth of November, in the year Nineteen Hundred
> Ninety-Nine
>
>                         Paul  E  Musselman
>
> Did Totally Disassemble His Apple Macintosh 8100/100 Computer, yea, even to
> unplugging all of the cables, wires, and other external brick-a-brack;
> further, to removing the cables from the Mother Board, and the Mother Board
> from said computer, being the only method by which access to the
> &@^&(!%(*^! Clock Battery may be obtained (unlike the latest
> munitions-grade computers from the same company, which unfold gracefully,
> exposing their guts to one and all).
>
> Further, he did then remove said  &@^&(!%(*^! Clock Battery from its socket
> (a socket being the indication of a computer company that expects its
> computers to outlive the battery), and didst hie himself to the Radio
> Shacke at Ye Local Malle, at which toy repository he didst obtain a *new*
> clock battery, identical with the old in appearance, but being of a much
> more recent Date Of Manufacture.
>
> He didst then ogle the sights one may see at such a Malle, including the
> wierd things (and wierder merchandise) at Spencer Gifts.
>
> Realising that Red Green didst await, he sallied forth and returned to his
> domicile, where he didst re-assemble his Apple Macintosh 8100/100 Computer,
> beginning by placing the new battery into its holder, and continuing
> through the re-assembly of the Mother Board, its cables, the cabinet, the
> external brick-a-brack, wires, and cables, until said Computer was once
> more in a usable condition.
>
> Whereupon  PAUL  E  MUSSELMAN  did re-boot his computer, and did set the
> date to Today's Date, Saturday, the Sixth of November, in the year Nineteen
> Hundred Ninety-Nine.
>
> Which should remedy the problem of dates being unacceptable to
> less-than-optimum computer software.  If the problem should continue, that
> is life, and  PAUL  E  MUSSELMAN  will adjust the date of his computer when
> he remembers to.
>
> Something Has Been Done.
>
> Tongue Firmly Inside His Mouth,
>
> --Paul E Musselman
> PaulMmn@ix.netcom.NOSPAM.com
>
> >Does anyone else have problems with this guys dates?  I sent him an email
> >a few
> >months back and there was no response back.  Perhaps he will not get the 
>email
> >for another 30 years? All his email shows up in my list with a Dec 31,
> >1969 date,
> >and then inside the note it appears as Aug 29, 1956.
> >
> >Its a problem, as I sort my inbasket by date/time.
> >
> >   David can we do something about this .
> >
> >PaulMmn wrote:
> >
> >> Have you looked at the LPI and CPI parameters to 'shrink' the characters 
>in?
> >>
> >> --Paul E Musselman
> >> PaulMmn@Ix.netcom.com
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >Help,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >I have created several printer overlays in portrait mode and they look
> >> >great.  But I am now trying to create one where the printed line is 150
> >> >charters long so it is printing in landscape mode.  I can not get the
> >> >overlay to print with this printer file.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >With out the overlay the program prints in landscape mode just fine.  When
> >> >I tell it to print with the overlay it prints in portrait mode with no
> >> >overlay.  When I then tell it to print in landscape mode (to rotate 90) it
> >> >will print in landscape mode but at a different lines pre inch and still
> >> >no overlay.  Can any one give me some idea where I am going wrong?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >TIA
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >Bill Witcher
> >> >Garmin International
> >> >1200 E. 151st  >
> >> >Olathe, Kansas 66062
> >> >913-397-8200 x1522
> >> >bill.witcher@garmin.com
> >> >
> >> >
>
> >--
> >Pete Massiello
> >OS Solutions International
> >Phone: (203)-744-7854  Ext 11.
> >http://www.os-solutions.com
> >mailto:pmassiello@os-solutions.com
>
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