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From: "Anthony Q. Bachler"
References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Poptronics was NOT the end of an era
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Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 19:08:02 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 11:08:02 PST
Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
All work and no play is better than all play and no work. At least
something gets done.
The american people did to themselves
what Osama bin Laden could never do,
took away our freedoms in exchange for
a false sense of security.
"Tom MacIntyre" wrote in message
> On 26 Dec 2002 12:06:19 GMT, email@example.com (ALG460) wrote:
> >No matter what, trash or not its sad to see it go. I have been reading
> >mags since I was 5 years old going back to the late 50's when my father
> >subscription. Since then I have noticed the trend from good worth while
> >constuction projects back then to nothing more than TOYS now. No matter
> >actual publisher was they were publishing what they felt most readers
> >see - TOYS. The days of the electronics experimenter/enthusiast are gone
> >good. Just look in a Radio Shack catalog. Most electronic components in
> >are now special order and not stocked. Look at a Radio Shack flyer in the
> >sunday paper - no mention of electronic components - JUST TOYS, TOYS and
> >TOYS. No more Heathkit. No more Lafayette. We play games on our cell
> >now. We play games on our computers and televisions. TOYS are becoming
> >popular in our cars.
> Although I agree with you in part, there is an old expression about
> all work and no play...
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