Re: [NTLK] Disassembly Surprises

From: Josef Chessor (
Date: Sun Nov 07 2004 - 19:25:41 PST

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 21:53:40 +0100, Jon Glass <> wrote:

> My only surprise was a bit different. I was coming home late at night
> from work, and walking up the porch stairs into the house, slipped on
> my son's baseball bat he had left on the steps. The next morning, when
> I got up to check my day's schedule, discovered upon opening the case,
> that the screen was shattered to bits! It wasn't "opened" as in seeing
> the guts, but I did "open" the case to discover this...

Ouch! I dropped my OMP once or twice on concrete, but I was blessed
with no damage... I can imagine the feeling you had after you
comprehended the screen on the poor thing!

> I can't really complain, as I got my Newton upgraded to OS 2.0 at the
> same time, and lowered the price of the repair, if I recall. Something
> about combining jobs, or so... :-)

*laughs* That's definitely one way to get a rebate on the upgrade.
Of course, I wouldn't try that now. ;)


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