Tag: typewriter

I Want Something eBay Doesn’t Have

August 16th, 2008, 20 Comments

I always have time to think while mowing the lawn. And today while mowing the lawn, I got the notion that it would be great fun to play Colossal Cave and other early text adventure games on a teletype. And, of course, since Linux has teletype support in its genes, if I played my cards […]

Short-Term Thinking

October 20th, 2007, No Comments

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Unexpected Interest

October 17th, 2007, 6 Comments

A few days ago, I wrote about my recent purchase of an old Smith-Corona manual typewriter built in 1944. Terah and I were at an antique store, and it was $25 and sorta an impulse buy. Since then, something unexpected has happened: I’m getting interested in using manual typewriters. I’ve been busily tracking down ribbons […]

My New Printer

October 14th, 2007, 12 Comments

Yesterday, Terah and I were in a store selling used items. I spotted a good deal: a used printer for $25. Here are some of its features: Support for paper as wide as 13.3 inches Printing clear to the left and right edges Continuous imaging, not based around dots or pixels (therefore, no DPI measurement) […]


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