Re: Most illogical documentation

Subject: Re: Most illogical documentation
From: John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 17:42:44 -0400

Did you save the box?? As every Antiques Roadshow viewer knows,
condition is everything, but having the box is priceless!

Evans, Diane L (Rosetta) said the following on 6/29/2007 5:11 PM:
> Perhaps my most frustrating documentation had to be with a RoboDog I
> purchased about 8 years ago. It was a very sophisticated computer toy
> for the time; it was programmable and could do many tricks. BUT...
> It was securely bolted (!) to its box. After finally figuring out that
> I would have to use a screwdriver and wrench, I was able to disassemble
> the box enough to find the instructions on how to get it out of the box.
> Now that we had it out of the box, we had to start programming it. The
> instruction sheet looked like something from a medicine box -- all
> written in the most miniscule font available, and impossible to read
> with eyes that were over 30.
> We taught it a few tricks, then placed it on a shelf. I think it is
> still there.

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Most illogical documentation: From: Nancy Allison
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RE: Most illogical documentation: From: Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)

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