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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 10:06 am
by ThomasKDye
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by broberds:
<B>But mentioning that there's a damn LOCK on the scanner that keeps it from working? Guess they couldn't find anywhere to work that in.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Also, if you don't lock your scanner, and you move it, you could be screwed. Could be. Don't treat this like urban legend. <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspot.com/KeenBoard/wink.gif"><P>Thomas

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 10:14 am
by broberds
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>If the net result of this were that we'd
get a new SoaR today, I'd care.<P>Whoops. That's jerk BoxJam again.<P>No, wait, tortured artist BoxJam wants a SoaR
today too.<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Yeah well, if jerk BoxJam doesn't watch it, I'm gonna hire Butch R. Mann to make sure he really <I>is</I> tortured. Bad.<P><P>------------------
Bob Roberds
<A HREF="http://www.soaprope.com" TARGET=_blank>Soap on a Rope</A>

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 10:37 am
by gopher
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Lee Herold:
<B>I found a very small mention of the lock hidden somewhere within the manual, under some obscure topic like "removing a naked mole rat from your scanner's plastic casing".</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>They probably thought that would be the section that everyone's going to read. I'll bet was cross-referenced in the Goat Sacrifice HOWTO section.
<p>[This message has been edited by gopher (edited 01-12-2001).]

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 10:47 am
by broberds
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Lee Herold:
<B>Same lock snafu happened to me on the scanner I just got for Christmas. It's an HP, and after twenty minutes of spitting and cussing I found a very small mention of the lock hidden somewhere within the manual, under some obscure topic like "removing a naked mole rat from your scanner's plastic casing".</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Back in the day, when men were men and documentation didn't suck so bad, things were better. On my old HP 4P scanner the instructions specifically mentioned the lock AND the lock was easy to spot, next to the power switch. Alas, these days are no more.
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Bob Roberds
<A HREF="http://www.soaprope.com" TARGET=_blank>Soap on a Rope</A>

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 12:21 pm
by ThomasKDye
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by broberds:
<B><I>You</I> make the call!</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>"Fed Loves Interesting Undergarments."<P>I <I>knew</I> it.<P><P>------------------
<A HREF="http://www.newshounds.com" TARGET=_blank>Thomas</A>

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2001 12:24 pm
by Guest
Same Scanner Lock problem with me.
I called this guy refered to me by a freind,
And the lock was his <I>very first guess</I>
! Accidental competence always comes as
a surprise.