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|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] TRS-80
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Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 10:54:50 -0400
From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] TRS-80
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On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 08:13:45AM -0400, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
> Ruben Safir wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 04:42:07PM -0400, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
>>> too bad you didnt ask this while i was working at Concord High School
>>> we had ten of them in the basement.
>>> Robert Menes wrote:
We should do that then. Can you initiate that procedure?
>>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 1:48 PM,
>>>> mlr52-at-michaellrichardson.com wrote:
>>>>> Anyone have an idea of what a good price for a working TRS-80 would be?
>>>> If you're interested, I have a TRS-80 Color Computer in storage that
>>>> should still work. Leather case
>>>> and cables included; $20 and it's yours.
>> I bet they are still there and still illegal to move :)
> Not really there is just a procedure.
> you have to sell it for "fair market value" and the money has to be
> added to the schools budget.
> essentially it works like this
> first try to sell it for its original price for one month.
> second try to sell it to the highest bidder for one month.
> third put it in the trash.
> The trick is proving that you did all of this because the rule is meant
> to prevent people for selling or "throwing out" school equipment for a
> personal profit.
> Most schools don't want to be bothered with the hassle so they just
> throw it in a room somewhere.
> The thing that occurs to me is that its really not that much of a hassle
> as it use to be since eBay was created.