Subject: Re: More raining VAXentoyz -- VAXstation 3200 today
To: None <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/26/2001 15:11:47
any others? ive seen pix from the vaxpower meets in germany, that would be
really cool to do here. I think eastern PA would probably be about the 
best place to meet (not like any self-respecting resident of pittsburgh 
would ever advocate being in philly for any reason ;-) , but who might be 
 alas, sooner than later probably doesnt work very well for me.. maybe in 
march or so? (i dont trust my car for any long treks at the moment,
yeah, if people came to pittsburgh we coudl camp in one of CMU SCS's machine
rooms or something hahahaha (theres at least one VAX still running there)
(too bad i dont have raised flooring installed in the home machine room 
:) we need to get like 5 or 6 people (or more!! :) , that would be a bone 
fide vaxenfest

i shoudl revive my tradition of annual VAX TREKs - rent a truck and go 
with a few friends to rescue some big iron- but ill need a bigger 
house first. (ive gone as far as boston!) 


On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, Brian Hechinger wrote:

> Lord Isildur drunkenly mumbled...
> > Anyone on the US side of the pond interested in doing something like 
> > this? i fear that we're concentrated on the east and the west, but for 
> > any east coast VAXaholics, i'd be willing to (assuming my car still works
> > then) drive over the mountains for a mini VAXcon or something haha
> > Id be willing to hose such an event in pittsburgh, but it'd be well out 
> > of the wayi think for most people.. (plus i have a small house thats 
> > mostly filled with VAXen :) 
> you live in pittsburg?  that's cool.  i'm in allentown, so not too far away.
> there are some excellent watering holes in reading, and one in williamsport 
> (central PA) so PA may be the way to go.  i could probably scrounge up some
> sleeping space (bring sleeping bags) and if we do it soonish you may beat me
> getting the living room together, so there should be pleanty of floor space.
> or i can sneak you all into the computer lab at work and you can sleep while
> listening to the white noise of a data center.  (alas, no more VAXen)
> -brian