How you know you're getting older...


So, I was somehow the only bidder for a TI-59 with printer, multiple modules, lots of books, etc. ($5)

I haven't repaired a TI-59 card reader for awhile, so I did an internet search for advice.

I found an old posting on the HP Museum site describing how to do it. It wasn't until I read the posting that I realized that I had written it...almost 7 years ago.

You know you're getting older when you end up finding your own advice on the internet!


LOL! You gave me my first full belly laugh today. Hilarious!




Hi, Doc;

I´d suggest you some therapy, but...


Luiz (Brazil)


Thank you for that! Who knew reading through the HP forum could be so entertaining.



It will start becoming severe when you find yourself *surprised* finding your own advice in the net - or you can't remember Mr. Alzheimer's first name anymore ;)

Take care!


He had a first name? What a surprise.
Was it even a he???

- Pauli


I was trying to come up with a "vanity plate" for the car a few years ago. My final 2 were:


I guess I'll stick with MEM LOST.

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Paper on the errors in HP Calculators vs some older computer processors Les Koller 3 1,776 08-19-2013, 12:37 PM
Last Post: Mike Morrow
  WP 34S New Build with older GCC Marcus von Cube, Germany 4 1,848 06-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Last Post: Marcus von Cube, Germany
  Where are older messages hiding? Harald 2 1,309 03-09-2013, 05:33 PM
Last Post: Harald
  Gong through the older manuals... Eddie W. Shore 0 929 09-24-2012, 09:17 PM
Last Post: Eddie W. Shore
  What is the best way to replace an older wp34s overlay with a new one? Michael O. Tjebben 3 1,713 07-11-2012, 09:56 AM
Last Post: Michael O. Tjebben
  Has anyone retrofitted their older calcs? Matt Agajanian 12 3,084 03-03-2012, 02:23 PM
Last Post: BobVA
  Testing functionality of older HP calculators Pat Slattery 2 1,111 05-25-2011, 09:18 PM
Last Post: Pat Slattery
  Feeling older Palmer O. Hanson, Jr. 50 10,422 02-13-2010, 03:15 AM
Last Post: Palmer O. Hanson, Jr.
  HP 50g or older HP48 Brian Healy 16 3,599 10-12-2008, 04:27 AM
Last Post: reth
  Cleaning older models ruben 3 1,143 02-19-2007, 07:13 AM
Last Post: NoName

Forum Jump: