Started with the raising of a Jewish woman's
and ended with a Jewish prayer!
televangelist Jimmy Swaggard's great apology circus, with tears
flowing from his eyes. Then, soon after that, the fellow
was caught again with a prostitute, this time asking
for the prostitute's little daughter for immoral
acts. Damned pedophile!
Will Clinton resist
dropping his pants, next time he meets a Jewish girl,
another Zionist mole?
A friend who started his consulting business in
1994 bought CTX laptops for the entire staff in 1997
(16). Of the 16, 2 arrived totally inoperative, 2
others had loose or unconnected wiring, 1 had no hard
drive installed and all 16 lacked the modems he had
requested and pre-paid for. To date, all have had to be
replaced or repaired at least once. He's going with IBM or
Dell once the suit is settled with CTX.
has had tremendous complaints about quality and
service for the last 12 months. They, according to to
some salesmen I've talked to, have taken great strides
toward improving both support and quality although some
of the inventory that caused the nightmares is still
being disbursed through the discount houses. A 266Mz
AMD would not be numbered among that troubled product
so you may end up being the benefactor rather than a
victim of management philosophy. Good luck.
KathyBrit is probably right, at
March. Not short on enthusiasm for sure.
My earlyer guess is what I'm going to do.
taken a while to make up my mind, Intel or
Settled on AMD almost reluctantly.
trish. Main point is you don't have enough
engineers. As I said I met pleanty of USA guys that had
the talent but not the degree. Funding is an
You may very well be right though about USA
students. I just don't know. Sure you'r not
expressing "that well cherished view" of no taxes
"other folks" benefit? This is the one area
think a "spend" is worthwhile. The UK is
happy" to the other extreme
The overall UK
position regarding wealth though is
far inferior to the
USA. I am the first to agree.
Lets hope I make
some money on stocks.
I enjoyed this board.
Goodbye and good luck.
I'm off to AMD land.
I worked as an engineer for Sony Broadcast in the
UK for six years from 1987 to 1994 in a little
English cesspool of a town called Basingstoke. The
question my family has today is why on earth did I work in
the UK so long when I could have been making three
times as much in the US *and* with far better career
prospects. The UK is also exceedingly ageist, that is, if
you are over the age of thirty or thirty-five and you
haven't made a career for yourself, then in the Uk you
can forget it. In addition the English tax the heck
out of you, the homes over there are inferior to any
other homes in Europe or the US (and are on a par with
Albania or Macedonia). In short, the only nice thing
about the UK is the women (if you are a man) and the
only benefit I got out of living there was my wife.
BTW the legal system sucks over there too - ever
wonder why the Irish are throwing bombs?
From other posts here I understand Intel are employing
much of the same philosophy as the Uk, hiring mostly
foreign, contract or shorterm labor, a practice that can
only be bad for Intel and bad for local area US
what a lot of Americans do when they receive
government benefits like you suggested 2 posts ago. They
become career students.
I'm not saying that all
Americans are this way, but I've personally seen a lot of
abuse of the programs we have had in the past.
can sit here and bore you with personal opinion
details as to where American workers stand, but I do want
to ask this: What nation is the technology leader of
the world, despite the copy-cat efforts of Asian
countries in the '80s?
You just got done critisizing
the compensation and benefits of UK employers. Face
it - American workers with degrees wanted it bad
enough to go for it on their own. And a lot of them did
it without the help of the government. That's what
drives this country to its world status - a
The success of the Home Depot
comes to mind.
Actually, I bought the store demo.
3 weeks of customer torture without a scratch.
can't say the same for the Compaq or Toshiba demo
Also, I left it in my car with the windows closed
a warm day. At night I pulled it out and it was
hot from the day's heat. At first it wouldn't
But after it cooled off, it ran fine.
has won several awards.
Just because it looks
cheap, is cheap,
and made in Korea doesn't
that its bad.
In a world where laptops are generally considered
commodities, CRX still stands out as crap. Poor assembly,
engineering and cheap, bottom shelf components. The
equivalent INTC equipped laptop would have been worth the
extra money as you will find our first time you set it
down hard, accidently drop it 3 inches onto a hard
surface or require support spoken in English. Good luck,
you will need it.
You earn only a pittance here.
that double taxes. (On average inc
auto costs etc) It takes a lot of getting
after the USA.
The factory shutdowns, closures, and
layoff's have hit hard too. It's still
On the upside the public domain
shows a possible increase in chip orders.
end of the belt tightening. Maybe
I'm happy with that view.
I| liked the 401k
pension account in the
USA. Earn't a mint. Pity the UK
are such crap.
Please correct me if I am wrong,
but when I
was last in Great Britian (1984),
engineer made only half what the
This was not true of France or
Today, average engineer starts at $40,000
rises to $60,000.
Don't get me wrong. I am long Intel.
just bought a CTX laptop with an
AMD K6-266 MHz,
TFT screen, 4GB hard disk,
32MB memory and V.90
modem for $1600!!!!
With Windows 98, you need the
The equivalent Intel laptop would have cost
Although AMD's technical support
was awful at first, I
have since gotten
first class support from AMD
a telecom product using a new line of
loop circuits (7942) that they make and no
The chips themselves work great, as does the K6.
am looking into buying AMD stock
October general correction).