Feb 10, 1986 | 4 messages
I'm almost afraid to ask. Why do we need motion sensors in the showers?
Mar 11, 1985 | 2 messages
For those of you who, like myself, leave your wallet and/or purse in your desk, BEWARE!!!
Howard Slade accuses the janitor of stealing money, then gets mocked.
Mar 09, 1984 | 1 message
In 1943, my mother grabbed a Chinese checkers board with both hands, threw the marbles all over the kitchen and crashed it over my father's head, claiming, "I will not play with thieves!"
Interesting and funny commentary from an engineer at Atari on the claim that videogames cause violence.
Nov 27, 1985 | 4 messages
... we also had a tacit agreement of "one paging joke per person per week".
Public paging is really useful in 1985 except when people abuse it.
Mar 23, 1984 | 6 messages
Entertainment is not a fad, but repetition does not make for good entertainment.
Thoughts -- ranging from bitter to constructive -- on layoffs at Atari in 1984.
Two executives, Skip Paul and John Farrand, are added as mail users mid-discussion. Their addition is well-intentioned, but I wonder if this thread would have been longer if that did not happen.
May 04, 1992 | 3 messages
We might even have to form a new department: Atari Stimulation Products
Warning: this thread ends in bad taste.
Dec 21, 1983 | 1 message
Needless to say, I went at a rather rapid rate up the side of the building.
Feb 12, 1986 | 2 messages
WHEN YOU THINK YOU ARE LOSING YOUR MIND, YOU REALLY AREN'T.
There seem to be lots of issues with the bathrooms.
Jan 28, 1986 | 5 messages
... to see a national tragedy right in front of your eyes is one thing, but to see people vaporized as part of that national tragedy is another ...
1. Thoughtful messages about the Challenger shuttle disaster.
2. Proof, yet again, that it is all too easy to misread one's intent in written communication.
3. A civil reconciliation.
Aug 02, 1984 | 3 messages
Does "all employees" mean all people who got the message or does it mean all the people who are still employees at 2 p.m. tomorrow?
Let's get drunk before we know who goes.