From: Sam Gillett on 10 Dec 2006 19:11
"Judge Fishy" wrote ...
>> On the western side of the Atlantic, if you show a Sinclair computer to a
>> girl she will run away
> I'm picturing an American girl running!
> I'm told by a very reliable source that girls on the other side of the
> pond wobble more than the ZX81's rampack.
At least the girls don't totally crash, like a ZX-81 does when it's RAM pack
If you don't pay your exorcist,
will you become repossessed?
From: Tom Lake on 11 Dec 2006 08:22
>No need. Most Americans can't seem
>to distinguish between English and
>Australian accents anyway.
Nor British South African. ((-;
You mean you people can tell the difference?
From: Tom Lake on 11 Dec 2006 08:27
> What I want to know is whether this Babe Magnet effect is restricted to
> the UK Spectrums? If I picked up a Timex Sinclair 1000 on ebay, would
> that do the trick? Or would it attract Babes as defective as everything
> else connected to a TS1000 always seemed to be?
When my girlfriend and I were about to make love for the first time,
she spied the TS 1000 on my night stand and said, "Oh, Tom! It's so small!"
She *was* talking about the computer, wasn't she? Wasn't she??? 8^(
From: agila61 on 11 Dec 2006 10:04
> >No need. Most Americans can't seem
> >to distinguish between English and
> >Australian accents anyway.
> Nor British South African. ((-;
Oh, SOUTH African. That explains a lot. I was always curious why all
these guys named Seth played on the African cricket team. The Seth's
that I've known weren't really sportsmen types.
From: Duncan Snowden on 8 Dec 2006 19:27
Chris Young wrote:
> This experiment was done a long time ago. It is already documented
> that the ZX81 repels single women:
Ah. Now it all makes sense. The repellent effect of the ZX81 is
obviously so strong that it isn't even cancelled out by both a Speccy+
and a 128 together. (Yeah, *that*'ll be it. -Ed.)