Joshua on Wed, 20 Jul 2005 00:16:12 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [hosers-talk] Is it wrong?

"Jon Stewart" sez:
>> "Jon Stewart" sez:
>> >Is it wrong to want to buy an old SGI workstation off of eBay (say, a big 
>> >fat Octane) just so I can gut it and put a PC in the case?
>> >
>> >I feel like that would be cool. I also feel like it would be wrong to kill 
>> >a working SGI, just to perform taxidermy on it.
>> couldn't you put the sgi in a pc case?
>No, that would be silly -- the idea is that I can build a PC system 
>within the case and keep upgrading components as necessary over years and 
>years. Although there are still a number of SGI 

well, yes, i got that. the idea would be to keep the sgi on life support,
thus skirting the horrible guilt of having killed it and wasted it merely
for its sexy husk.


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