From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Microwave oven from 110V to 220V
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Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 13:44:01 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 06:44:01 PDT
> Chuck Simmons wrote:
> > Terry had written: About the (theoretical) possibility of using voltage bucking/opposing transfomers to > power a 115 volt microwave from 230 volts!
> > > Then Chuck Simmons wrote:
> > >
> > > > Sorry. I flunked necromancy, wizardry and general witchcraft when I was
> > > > in school. I didn't even pass mind reading. Damned strange I got a
> > > > degree anyway. Maybe it doesn't count because I studied mathemagic.
> > > >
> > > > I happen to like science fiction, however.
> > >
> > > Was it Chuck, by any chance an engineering degree? Curious! Terry
> > No, it wasn't. I've never been entirely conventional. Too boring.
> > Chuck
> Ah! Thanks for the reply. Probably was a degree in
> 'Communications' then?
No. The diploma is a little noncommittal because of an old tradition of
naming only the college as the subject area. Thus the degree is in
liberal arts. I did mathematics and physics, however.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org