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Old November 9th 17, 12:49 PM posted to
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In article , Eric Stevens

It might be
an ugly SoB but that was largely because it was designed to hold a
wide variety of hardware which could be installed or replaced without
the use of any tools whatsoever.

it need not be ugly to do that.

It was Whisky-dave who said it was ugly.

he's right.

I don't think it was ugly but
it was what it was and it was extremely utilitarian.

in other words, boring.

I could swap
drives in it in a fraction of the time it took me to do the same task
in the Dell which followed it.

if all you do is open it and swap drives, then that's the computer to

meanwhile, the rest of the world wants to do actual work, not open up
their computer and swap parts all day long.