What pointless thing are you doing right now?

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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby commodorejohn » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:06 am

That post was almost haiku-like in its elegance.
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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby Y888099 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:50 am

If you heat water to 100 degrees, it boils.
And if the sea is stormy, the waves are high.
And If I won the lottery, I would buy a car.

And If you make a mistake, someone will let you know.
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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby pentium » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:28 pm

Today I cleaned the Minidisc transport in my car stereo because it got a blast of dust and stopped behaving correctly.
After that I finally checked after owning it for ten years of my satellite radio actually worked. Turns out that not only is it still "in good standing" but SiriusXM had no problems activating it, so I got satellite radio while I'm on vacation this month.

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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby ClassicHasClass » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:43 pm

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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby Y888099 » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:31 pm

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Met a cow girl, she lives in a farm, so ... going to electrify her the cows fence :D
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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby guardian452 » Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:45 pm

Are those CRT LOPTs?


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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby Y888099 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:22 am

guardian452 wrote:Are those CRT LOPTs?


yep, 10Kvolts LOPTs, Cows will say muuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuueeeee :lol:
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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby Hombre71 » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:34 pm

Installing StarOffice 5.1 for Windows and Java 1.17B from Sun Microsystem on an SGI VW 320 :)

The disc was still in shrinkwrap :)
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Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

Unread postby sgt_barnes » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:57 pm

Hey Hombre,

that's really pointless and truly anachronistic, I like that!

So I guess you're running your VW320 with NT 4.0 or Windows 2k? If so, you might be interested in the pointless thing I'm doing right now: I'm coding a sleek, modern editor with syntax highlighting and decent search functions for this platform, in pure NT4-compatible Win32 code. However, I currently work completely on my Alpha, so I do not have a setup ready for x86. But this will be available in the near future! I'm the proud owner of a defunct VW320 also, and the editor is meant for it as much as for the Alpha.

So, if you need an editor as a replacement for notepad, and would like to participate, you can be my first beta tester!

Interested?
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