Bottomliners by Eric and Bill Teitelbaum


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  1. nosirrom

    nosirrom said, about 1 month ago

    Telegram for Mongo?

  2. Kirk

    Kirk GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago


  3. erictee

    erictee said, about 1 month ago

    Don’t forget the carrier pigeon.

  4. Dogday88

    Dogday88 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    This is funny because it’s so true. Thirty+ years ago, when I had my first PC, I had a magazine ad response database business, tracking and responding to people who sent in those cards from magazines. One of my clients was one of the first computer-industry magazines. Their state-of-the-art IT department? A single Wang WordProcessor, which is why they needed me. Go figure!

  5. MrRobots

    MrRobots said, about 1 month ago

    Actually you would send a TELEGRAM, – or -
    you would TELEGRAPH the IT department.

  6. MayKitten

    MayKitten GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    Back in the fifties and sixties a teletype was a necessary fixture for any medium or larger business. I used the service to order paper, ink, matrices, parts and supplies for my shop.
    When Western Union cut the lines here in 2007 our office was one of the last to be deinstalled. I guess you could say TELEX and TWX was the forerunner of e-mail. Actually by then we were in contact with most of our suppliers on the net, and only used TELEX to contact two or three behind the times suppliers.
    We had purchased our own equipment except for the subscriber interface, so we put the old machines on display. My office now has a glass case with an old Siemans TELEX and an ASR35 TWX machine in it.


    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    Snail mail may take much too long..

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