From Don ORourke, Intl Calculator.

richard nineteenfortyone richard1941 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 23:02:08 MDT 2018


If you like the 41, you will like the 42 even better.  If you like the 42,
you will like the 34s more than the 41 and 42.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 8:37 PM David Thompson <drdbthompson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Richard,
>
> I’m really glad you responded to Don’s email. Somehow it got past me. I’m
> going to file away his address and give him a call. I have a couple of
> items that need some professional attention and he might be able to help me.
>
> I really want to get to the conference (I’m in Carson City), but just
> can’t get away from work. I have too many projects that need attention.
>
> The HP41 was the object of lust when I was in college. I just couldn’t
> afford one then. I can now and prefer the 41 to just about any of the other
> offerings. I use one everyday.
>
> I’ll be thinking of y’all this weekend and hope you have a blast!
>
> My best...
>
> David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., P.H.
> Civil engineer/hydrologist
> Thompson Hydrologics
> dave at drdbthompson.net
> drdbthompson at gmail.com
>
>
>
>
>
> > On Sep 25, 2018, at 17:26, Richard <rjnelsoncf at cox.net> wrote:
> >
> > Good show Don,
> >
> > You have reached more users than will attend the Conference.  I will try
> to remember a mention at the Conference – everyone remind me.
> >
> > I do have a “project” you might be able to help with.
> >
> > X < > Y,
> >
> > Richard
> >
> > From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:
> hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Don ORourke
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 1:19 PM
> > To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> > Subject: From Don ORourke, Intl Calculator.
> >
> > Richard and all,
> >
> > This is a bit of an eleventh hour appeal, but my brain is not as sharp
> as it used to be so it got delayed.
> >
> > Over the years, I have offered a door prize to our group - of a free
> HP41 calculator repair.
> > I don't think it was ever taken  seriously or maybe no one had a
> defective one.
> >
> > Perhaps a 50% discount on the repair or complete restoration and
> checkout of an HP41 to the first two takers who call me at 407.671.1991 or
> 800.535:5692 and/or send one in - would be an appealing offer to our
> participants in the 2018 event.
> >
> > Perhaps leaving a few copies  of this email laying around the prize
> table  would affect our guys taking me up on the offer - if any interested.
> >
> > I'm hurting now re Internet business as Google Search has squeezed me
> way down in its ranking in favor of several big time Internet players
> against whom all of a sudden I cannot compete:  :-(((.  Woe is me!!!
> > I now work alone out of my house with a virtual business address.
> >
> > Thanks for a plug if you can make one for me.  At my ripe old age - 86 -
> and - 42 years in business as an HP dealer - I don't want to just fade away
> - though I am an Old Soldier.
> >
> > I sell no more product as I can't compete against the Amazons  of the
> world.
> >
> > I just repair, buy (including defectives and junkers) sell and trade
> HP41's any more - selling  modules, supplies, peripherals, manuals, battery
> packs, chargers, all the old software, etc - the few orders I get.
> >
> > So this is an impassioned plea
> > for help !!!  Thanks.
> >
> > Sorry I can't make this conference - I just can't  travel anymore!!!
> Love to have taken  a shot at the programming contest.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > 42 years an HP dealer since '76.
> > Don ORourke
> > Intl Calculator & Computer
> > 2431Aloma Av
> > Winter Park FL  32792
> > 407.671.1991 24/7
> > 800.535.5692 24/7
> > WWW.INTLCALC.COM   Website
> > INTLCALC at AOL.COM.    Email
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sep 25, 2018, at 3:17 PM, "Richard" <rjnelsoncf at cox.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello HHCers,
> >>
> >> Outside food  MUST NOT be provided/eaten in the Meeting room per our
> contract.  Snacks – chips, cookies, peanuts, etc. – may be supplied by us
> is OK.  Soft drinks NO!  Small groups eating in their rooms is possible.
> Another consideration is that the “food Police” usually don’t patrol on
> weekends so low key (non-obvious) exceptions are possible.
> >>
> >> Food is a lose-lose- situation because no one meal is acceptable to
> everyone because of preferences and dietary restrictions.  Personally I am
> diabetic and Pizza is a NO NO (I like it as much as any other food).
> >>
> >> Having group catered meals is ideal and we have been fortunate to be
> able to make this happen for quite a few Conferences.
> >>
> >> The choice was:  reasonably catered meals or no Conference.  We wanted
> a Conference, so compromises had to be made.
> >>
> >> I loved and lived in California most of my life.  Having left
> California nearly 12 years ago I now realize how ridiculous/unreasonable
> California is on all fronts.
> >>
> >> X < > Y,
> >>
> >> Richard
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:
> hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Jim Johnson
> >> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 11:20 AM
> >> To: hhc at lists.brouhaha.com
> >> Subject: Lunch Ideas
> >>
> >> Bruce Bergman’s suggestion has merits.   Lunch delivery is certainly an
> option to the hotel.  People order pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, etc. all
> the time to be delivered to hotels.  We may wish to explore the local
> pizza, sandwich shops nearby.
> >> ~ Jim J. ~
> >>
> >> > On Sep 25, 2018, at 2:00 PM, hhc-request at lists.brouhaha.com wrote:
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> >> > Today's Topics:
> >> >
> >> >   1. RE: HHC 2018 restaurants (Richard)
> >> >   2. Re: HHC 2018 restaurants (Bruce Bergman)
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> >
> >> > Message: 1
> >> > Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:24:15 -0700
> >> > From: "Richard" <rjnelsoncf at cox.net>
> >> > To: "'Handheld Computing Conference discussion list'"
> >> >             <hhc at lists.brouhaha.com>
> >> > Subject: RE: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> > Message-ID: <007301d454ec$337be680$9a73b380$@cox.net>
> >> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
> >> >
> >> > Meals are 90 minutes on the present schedule.  We will have to adjust
> in real time.  The presentation ?density? is normal for an HHC.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > The devil is in the details and that is why it is always difficult
> when I don?t personally evaluate the hotel.  It is not ideal, but I think
> we can make it work.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I think the term chaos doesn?t even come close to describing the
> nature of an HHC attendee.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I will send Joseph a map that has been prepared.  It needs improving.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > X < > Y,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Richard
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:
> hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Joseph K. Horn
> >> > Sent: Monday, September 24, 2018 9:10 PM
> >> > To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> >> > Subject: Re: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Hi, David!
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I agree.  People will be arriving back from meals during the
> subsequent
> >> >
> >> > talks.  It'll be chaos.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Yes, the hotel offered to cater meals, but the price was outrageous.
> They
> >> >
> >> > even won't let us "serve" sodas (as we've always done at past
> conferences),
> >> >
> >> > but they WILL let us pay them "$2+ each" if THEY provide the sodas.
> Uh...
> >> >
> >> > NO.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I hope the schedule is somehow shuffled to allow more time for meals
> plus
> >> >
> >> > the traveling to and from them that will be necessary.  Not just the
> >> >
> >> > lunches, but Saturday dinner too.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > -Joe-
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> >
> >> > From: David Ramsey
> >> >
> >> > Sent: Monday, September 24, 2018 6:14 PM
> >> >
> >> > To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> >> >
> >> > Subject: Re: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I am getting concerned about our Saturday and Sunday lunch
> arrangements.
> >> >
> >> > Historically we have had food delivered at the venue, and also
> historically
> >> >
> >> > our schedule has been such that this was the only practical
> arrangement, as
> >> >
> >> > there simply wasn?t time to have everyone walk or drive to an outside
> >> >
> >> > restaurant. At a minimum I think we?d have to allow at least two
> hours for
> >> >
> >> > an outside lunch, as well as make prior reservations for a group our
> size.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Someone here (sorry, don?t recall who) said the hotel doesn?t allow
> outside
> >> >
> >> > food. This seems odd if the hotel doesn?t provide lunch on premises.
> Does
> >> >
> >> > this mean that the hotel _would_ provide a catered lunch if we paid
> for it?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > In any case I think this is the single most pressing issue we need to
> get
> >> >
> >> > nailed down ASAP.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > ? David
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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> >> > Message: 2
> >> > Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:59:38 -0700
> >> > From: Bruce Bergman <bruceb at fatcity.com>
> >> > To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> >> >             <hhc at lists.brouhaha.com>
> >> > Subject: Re: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> > Message-ID: <D905F75D-6DF9-475C-8F93-015630C9EA2D at fatcity.com>
> >> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
> >> >
> >> > Although I wish I could be there this year, I will sadly be watching
> from the sidelines.
> >> >
> >> > I suggest you all get a group order together (maybe sandwiches or
> something) and then just go off-site a bit. Like in the grassy parking lot
> area or similar. Then use UberEats and have the food delivered. Split the
> cost of the sandwiches and tip the driver. That?s totally safe with the
> hotel, and you can schedule it for the exact lunch hour you?ve got. And you
> don?t have to arrange drivers to go someplace far away.
> >> >
> >> > I?m hungry now. ?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > Bruce
> >> >
> >> >> On Sep 25, 2018, at 09:24, Richard <rjnelsoncf at cox.net> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Meals are 90 minutes on the present schedule.  We will have to
> adjust in real time.  The presentation ?density? is normal for an HHC.
> >> >>
> >> >> The devil is in the details and that is why it is always difficult
> when I don?t personally evaluate the hotel.  It is not ideal, but I think
> we can make it work.
> >> >>
> >> >> I think the term chaos doesn?t even come close to describing the
> nature of an HHC attendee.
> >> >>
> >> >> I will send Joseph a map that has been prepared.  It needs improving.
> >> >>
> >> >> X < > Y,
> >> >>
> >> >> Richard
> >> >>
> >> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> >> From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:
> hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Joseph K. Horn
> >> >> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2018 9:10 PM
> >> >> To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> >> >> Subject: Re: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi, David!
> >> >>
> >> >> I agree.  People will be arriving back from meals during the
> subsequent
> >> >> talks.  It'll be chaos.
> >> >>
> >> >> Yes, the hotel offered to cater meals, but the price was
> outrageous.  They
> >> >> even won't let us "serve" sodas (as we've always done at past
> conferences),
> >> >> but they WILL let us pay them "$2+ each" if THEY provide the sodas.
> Uh...
> >> >> NO.
> >> >>
> >> >> I hope the schedule is somehow shuffled to allow more time for meals
> plus
> >> >> the traveling to and from them that will be necessary.  Not just the
> >> >> lunches, but Saturday dinner too.
> >> >>
> >> >> -Joe-
> >> >>
> >> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> >> From: David Ramsey
> >> >> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2018 6:14 PM
> >> >> To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> >> >> Subject: Re: HHC 2018 restaurants
> >> >>
> >> >> I am getting concerned about our Saturday and Sunday lunch
> arrangements.
> >> >> Historically we have had food delivered at the venue, and also
> historically
> >> >> our schedule has been such that this was the only practical
> arrangement, as
> >> >> there simply wasn?t time to have everyone walk or drive to an outside
> >> >> restaurant. At a minimum I think we?d have to allow at least two
> hours for
> >> >> an outside lunch, as well as make prior reservations for a group our
> size.
> >> >>
> >> >> Someone here (sorry, don?t recall who) said the hotel doesn?t allow
> outside
> >> >> food. This seems odd if the hotel doesn?t provide lunch on premises.
> Does
> >> >> this mean that the hotel _would_ provide a catered lunch if we paid
> for it?
> >> >>
> >> >> In any case I think this is the single most pressing issue we need
> to get
> >> >> nailed down ASAP.
> >> >>
> >> >> ? David
> >> >>
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