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Bill Vlahos bvlahos at
Thu Aug 23 23:21:17 EDT 2012


Hilarious. Thanks for making me laugh.

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On Aug 23, 2012, at 5:42 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 7:56 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at> wrote:
>>> I've bought three more since, with a fourth to be delivered tomorrow.
>> Still trying to get it right? <ducking>
>> <uh oh... gonna be in trouble for this one...>
> Nah, those are the toshibas in various states of disassembly (btw--they
> work headless, but apparently, the bars holding the screen are wifi
> antennae; don't remove them!)
> A macboook attacked me in frys a couple of years ago, and I bought it to
> see if I could get along with the modern interface.  Despite progress,
> battery life is a disaster under either FreeBSD or Linux.
> Worked nicely, up until the staple sucked in by the magnetic cord
> connector.  And unlike the old powerbooks, its nontrivial to replace the
> fuse (but the behavior is the same; it works fine until the battery runs
> down, but can't recharge)
> Then an iPad for court, and another few months on a Toshiba before the 27"
> iMac.
> Then an iPhone that ambushed me while I was in for an iMac repair (My wife
> had just stolen my android, and wouldn't give it back!).
> Then (forgot about this one) a mac mini  for my assistant's desk; swamped
> it out from the old PC from her former employer while she was out for lunch
> :)  Took her a bit to figure out what was going on . . . . :)
> Then iPhones for a daughter and my wife.
> And the twins started high school, and having a laptop is presumed in a
> couple of their classes (math, in particular).
> An iPad 3 for my eyeballs (and wife took the 2).  It had a minor
> gravitational incident, but the damage to the glass is mostly around the
> edge, the screen is fine.
> And now that Chase and its attorneys paid for it with a nice sanctions
> check, my brand new retina macbook that arrived today (named chase out of
> gratitude).
> So I should be fine until next month when the new iPhone comes out . . .
> But as for getting it right . . . I'm one of the few attornies not
> "practicing."  Once I got it right, I closed down almost 20 years ago, and
> got te Ph.D.
> Now I do bankruptcy work to pay the tuition bills . . .
> -- 
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