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Old 08-07-2006, 06:45 PM   #31
Cardigan-wearing man
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back in the days of Unix trminals.....

Hi, my terminal broke... can't log on.

OK, whats the error messge.....?

none.... the screen is compltely dark....

mmm... all the leads pushed in properly? yep.

power on? any lights lit on the monitor?

yep.... and I can see a 'glow' inside the monitor.... just nowt on the screen, not even a cursor...

mmm.... checks sys-stats.... terminal is shown as logged in.

Drives down the 20 miles to user-site.

Turns up the brightness on terminal........
I *like* wearing cardigans...... my current favourite is an orange cable-knit with real leatherette buttons.
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