...whereby it dies on closing the lid on a toshiba NB550d, I shall sacrifice many fatted oxen on the appropriate altar.
The first time I used it was in 1993 when NCSA Mosaic came out. There was a copy on the university Sun box, my office boasted a spare 286 running DOS - some packet drivers and Vista-eXceed for DOS and I was away!
According to Thunderbirds are Go, the Martian rock-snakes will shoot back!.
displacing Cisco quite fast at my work now. Very capable, makes a noise like a WW2 heavy bomber though.
Pah! I had write access to the system status page at my workplace on that fateful day in 1999, and posted "MASSIVE NUCLEAR EXPLOSION - MOON TORN OUT OF EARTH ORBIT - HURLED INTO OUTER SPACE". Nobody even got the reference
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and the various sizes of BS546, you needed the magnificent Fitall Plug, which had twelve pins in total!
Impact on hard ground from ten miles up? Nope.