Paper jam!!
Posted by marinerd on Thu, 04/15/2004 - 10:31am.
I had an HP home printer that died on me once, and insisted there was a paper jam. After calling HP many names, and doing everything I could think of software- and hardware-wise, I discovered the problem. There was a pencil inside the thing.

Of course, I blamed one of the kids.

I remember the first computer printer I ever saw. It was a sort of primitive ink jet, and was the size of a walk-in closet. It made an amazing amount of noise. The idea that you could "send" a "print job" to it and it would print a document on paper without you having to type it was so astounding, all the secretaries would gather round to watch it. Of course, we weren't using PCs then, we were using "magnetic card selectric typewriters". A big step up from an "MTST" Ha!!

I guess that means I was born before 1979.
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