Typecasting on vintage gadgetry, design, cinema, books, and cultural flotsam that kindle soul and story.
And typewriters, of course.
Why is that so useful? My Adler does the same thing, but it doesn't seem to serve much of a purpose.
God damnit that was so clever! Ah, Ton...you had me laughing hysterically! So very great. I just love puns...and this one takes the cake. Thanks for making my night.
This took me by surprise too. I recently bought one, and put it in the back of my car. The whole thing was jammed up, so I was trying to fiddle with bits to see what they do, when I somehow unlocked the carriage, and it fell out.
very silly post! gave me a chuckle today
Great!Looks like one of Richard's custom paint schemes on the SG-1.
@Richard, that's exactly how I sounded while putting together this post!@Mark, for a hefty, hulking typewriter, it's definitely useful for transport and storage, and easy disassembly for repairs and cleaning. Anything else you might add, RIchard?@Ken, haha, glad to hear, bud! A hard worker like you deserves a light, relaxed evening.@Scott, isn't there a lock to it? Well, I guess yours was unlocked.@Peter, it was great fun doing this post!@Bill, you're right, it is one of his re-paint projects.By the way, the real Usain Bolt won gold today; still the world's fastest man!
Dear god...I just realized that it said 'Olympia moment'! Double pun! Geez...I didn't think it could be any funnier.
XD took me a while to get it, but it's a great pun!You might find interesting to hear that the Olympia SG-3 also has a detachable carriage; as a matter of fact, when new they came packaged in two boxes, one for the machine, and another for the carriage. And both parts have matching serial numbers!Another reason why this feature is useful is because you could buy two or three different carriages and swap them as needed; for example, you could have a standard carriage for regular use, then swap to a large, 21" or 30" carriage to type balance sheets in the same machine.
Great post! I so enjoy reading your posts!
Nice! And yes, the "Olympia" thing wasn't lost on me either.
awesome, i just watched him win on tv.... tickled you got to include him in this typewriter post :))
Hilarious! And very clever - good one!
Fantastic post, very punny.I love puns. Personal favorite:Why did the bicycle fall over?It was "two" tired.
Well played. I lol'd.
Many thanks all for making this even more fun, you guys are great!@Miguel, appreciate the extra info on SG1, makes perfect sense.
Best blog post title ever.
@Strikethru, haha, thanks!
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