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Re: PC: Wake Up
- Subject: Re: PC: Wake Up
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 9 Jul 1999 12:41:23 -0400 (EDT)
> Recently I noticed the PC list has been a little slow. I remember a time
> when I'd check my mail and find 10's of PC messages, but now its like a
> ghost town.
It's summertime! There's more to do this time of year that work on the
> If we look at the recent surge
> in Canadian rail operations with the CN/IC merger and new Sunbury Line its
> no wonder that the DandH list is surging.
Yes, but there's a difference--the D&H is still around (sort of). :-) We're
talking about a railroad that disappeared 23 years ago.
> If we don't start posting we might follow the fate of the PC and be merged
> into something like Conlist.
Nope, won't happen, as long as my mail server doesn't die and I'm still alive.
Besides, we're actually doing pretty well--we have 167 subscribers as of this
morning. Plenty of interest--although as with any list, usually only about
10% of the listers do 90% of the talking.
> Now I know that government regulation has
> banned the more popular strings (tresspassing, things I stole/salvaged,
> testing), but we can pull through.
I'm going to pretend that this isn't a slam against the role and past
actions of the listmaster.....
> About a year ago I asked if any list members were so into that they
> painted parts of their house Deepwater green. Well in the year since I
> first asked this has anyone gone all the way? Have you painted your car PC
> black? Do you PC lettering on your mailbox? Basically have you turned
> anything in your everyday life into a visible monument to the PC?
I have plenty of PC memorabilia in my back room of my house. There's
timetables, maps, books, paperweights, etc, that I have around. Hopefully in
the next couple months I'll have a 12" scale PRR position light for the yard.
I even have an artifact on my wall from the recent "un-merging" of the PC--an
"NYC" sticker that Conrail was using to reletter cars for CSX.....
I actually bought new numbers to reletter my mailbox, but they're not PC-style.
I wouldn't mind finding someplace that sells PRR or PC emblem stickers that I
could put on the mailbox, so long as they could survive the weather and the
snowplows.... Anyone know of someone who makes those?
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