From: Don Pearce
Subject: Re: Best way to desroy CD-R
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 22:28:47 +0100
References: <7xJf9.666$COX.firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
NNTP-Posting-Host: host217-41-29-140.in-addr.btopenworld.com (184.108.40.206)
X-Newsreader: Forte Agent 1.91/32.564
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 21:29:19 GMT, jimf@DELETEME.pobox.com (Jim (from
>On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 16:48:24 +0100, Don Pearce
>>On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 15:44:03 GMT, "Spehro Pefhany"
>>>The renowned Don Pearce wrote:
>>>>>Somehow microwaving CDs and playing explosions from a sound effects CD on the
>>>>>stereo doesn't substitute for setting off fireworks on july 4th.
>>>> You do of course mean the 5th of November :-)
>>>Wazzat? Guy Fawkes day? I like the fireworks on double-ten day myself.
>>You don't sound Chinese! But whatever, fireworks need to be in winter,
>>when it is good and dark, and you can really appreciate the bonfire.
>>They are crap in midsummer. 4th July just isn't the right time of
>Consider yourself luck. Here in Australia we're not allowed
>fireworks because they are too dangerous for us. Thank
>goodness we have such a caring government to protect
>us from ourselves. And that is exactly what most people
>here want - just watch the replies.
>Jim (from Oz)
Ho hum. So they send you swimming with Box jellyfish instead...