From: Eliezer Yudkowsky (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Oct 09 2004 - 14:03:06 MDT
Martin Striz wrote:
> Hey folks. I know this is off topic, but I figured if anybody would be
> interested, somebody on this list might be. Recently, I decided to build my
> own computer, and I ordered this motherboard:
> Stupid me. Astute readers will notice something terribly wrong with the
> backpanel I/O connectors. Yep, no hook up for the monitor. It wasn't until I
> had everything installed and was gettting ready to plug in the keyboard, mouse,
> monitor, etc., that I noticed this fatal flaw. Needless to say, I was pissed
> off. So I ordered another motherboard from newegg.com, but I'm stuck with
> this one, since their return policy states that I can only return it for the
> same item. So basically I'm looking to recoup any amount that I can for this
> item. If somebody wants an $87 motherboard for say $20 or $30 that's fine
> with me. I just want to get rid of it and get something back for it.
Actually, I am going to rule this off-topic. You could probably get away
with it on the Extropians list, but not here.
All replies to Martin go offlist, please.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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