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Why you need a Microfiche Reader!
« on: Sunday 07 November 04 14:26 GMT (UK) »
Saw a great advert in a recent magazine trying to convince people to buy one of their microfiche readers.  The sales pitch was "microfiches are available to search small areas of information whereas with a CD you have to search a huge complicated database". 

Yes its so frustrating being able to home in on a record within a database of 10 million names in half a second when you could spend the afternoon looking through a microfiche.  ;D
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Re: Why you need a Microfiche Reader!
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 07 November 04 17:50 GMT (UK) »
I suspect the salesman had a degree in Lateral Thinking!

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Jowett & Broadbent in Leeds.
Perry, Hartshorn/e & Wilkes in Birmingham & Dudley. Walker and Dabill in Sheffield & Notts.
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Kidd & Taylor in Hartlepool & Teesside
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Re: Why you need a Microfiche Reader!
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 07 November 04 17:54 GMT (UK) »
Certainly knew how to use poetic licence!
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