Do you remember the 80’s? You bought a kettle and… well, that was your kettle. It just kept on working, until it rusted out. 30 years down the line.
My i3 is not yet a year in use. And its motherboard has given in. To the annoyance of the people who sold it to me, it’s still in warranty. But to my annoyance they told me that the repairs, while they won’t cost me anything, will take 10 – 15 days. That’s nice. Take a motor mechanic’s toolbox away, or a dentist’s drills, or all the brushes and paints of an artist, for 15 days. At least they didn’t take my violin!
I’ll be back when I’ve got my machine back. Working on a borrowed & ancient computer here (I think it’s a 486), and apart from it being slow, I’m scared I’ll break it. So, hasta la vista my friends, see you when I see you.
Just to stimulate some annoyance, here’s an interesting piccie. If you’re buying food that comes in any kind of packaging, you’re buying it from one of these 10 companies: