RE: C128D

From: Bil Herd <>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:42:50 -0500
Message-ID: <>
At one point we put (every available)  unit in a loop saying Gurple and
then left them on for a couple of days.  The more the middle managers
bitched the more we insisted we were burning them in. After hearing the
word a few thousand times it gets implanted in your brain. As we would
then need to do something with the units for real they would leave the
Gurple Test Area, until one day there was one lonely unit sitting on a
bench saying gurple which sounded strange after having been part of a

After that we used to use the word randomly in meetings when talking to
those same middle managers  that were annoyed when walking by the
hardware. Much like the Smurfs use the word smurf for anything, we used

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Daniel O'Shea
Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2013 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: C128D

On 25/11/13 11:45, Lance Lyon wrote:
> Gurple ???

...listen out for it around the two minute mark:

       Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list

       Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Received on 2013-11-25 16:00:10

Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0.