[BL] Help for a newbie
gmone at tpg.com.au
Sun Jan 14 17:59:54 EST 2007
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007 05:43:33 +0000 (UTC), sindi keesan wrote:
> Was I crowing? I thought I was commenting on the fact that a good recent
> used computer book costs more than a good used computer. I used to
> volunteer some place that was asking $50 for a used IBM PS/2 386 that cost
> $5000 new even without any hard drives. A year later we were giving them
> away to people who wanted four to hold up the corners of their beds.
Yeah, well, that's as may be.
They don't give them away like that here.
So please don't go on about what bargains YOU can get that I can't.
It just makes me feel discouraged.
> What is the going price on a 7 year old 500Mhz computer where you live?
About $50-100, if you can find someone selling one. But I suspect
that most of them are destroyed to keep up the sales of new ones.
. / \ from Greg Mayman, in Adelaide, South Australia
. \_,-*_/ "Queen City of The South" 34:55 S 138:36 E
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