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rick merritt
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Wow!
rick merritt   10/2/2013 11:10:34 AM
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Our best response ever. Guess that board prize really helps!

Many faves here including:

pruden: "The ONE day we wanted a byte cap."

Caleb Kraft
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Re: Wow!
Caleb Kraft   10/2/2013 11:12:53 AM
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I know, they're all so fun. I wish I could just let everyone win!

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Re: Wow!
JanineLove   10/2/2013 11:49:05 AM
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I love the caption contest. My personal favorite is: AbramsonCraig: "Yes, this is the version of the SHARC that has an ARM in it. And a few LEGS. And a SNORKEL. "

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Re: Wow!
MKolb   10/2/2013 2:28:31 PM
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Just speaking for myself, this comic lent itself to all kinds of interesting things that I have seen over the years.  I was excited to see Don Swaab still submitting captions.  I remember seeing his captions from when I was a young engineer reading the paper copies of EE Times.  That has been a few years.  This was a lot of fun.  I look forward to October's caption contest.

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Re: Wow!
rick merritt   10/3/2013 12:43:25 AM
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@MKolb: Agreed. Don was among the faithful in the golden era of print captions when all you got for your efforts was your name immortalized in the weekly newspaper. Go Don!

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Where's October's comp?
David Ashton   10/2/2013 4:25:57 PM
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Nice choice Caleb and thanks for my "mention in dispatches".  But where is October's - it's already the 3rd  here in Australia!

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Re: Where's October's comp?
Caleb Kraft   10/2/2013 5:00:08 PM
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I'm working on octobers! I didn't realize you were in australia. I think that might exclude you from getting a dev board from Adafruit. 

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Re: Where's October's comp?
David Ashton   10/2/2013 5:41:04 PM
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@Caleb - shouldn't have opened my big mouth :-)   Send it to Max if you can.  Otherwise I'll just never talk to you again!

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Re: Where's October's comp?
Caleb Kraft   10/2/2013 5:48:00 PM
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haha, I'll personally mail you one if that is the case. It will be fairly cheap, they're flat since you have to solder the headers on!

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Re: Where's October's comp?
David Ashton   10/3/2013 1:21:08 AM
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@Caleb....you're too kind....but really don't worry overmuch, especially if it's something your lawyers (or Karen) would frown on....   but then again, I've got stuff like that before from EET.....

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September Caption
bnowak0   10/30/2013 11:39:32 AM
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Has anyone received their Tinker boards yet? I'm eager to try them out.

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Caleb Kraft   10/30/2013 2:00:51 PM
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Not yet, I botched the paperwork. They should be going out soon!

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