[LMB] OT: antique geekitude/punchcards

Arlene Medder ajmedder at email.unc.edu
Wed, 12 Nov 2003 13:07:04 -0500


I'm also catching up (after being sick followed by going to a gaming 
con)

From: "Joanie Laurel" <shadow_rose at hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 16:38:46 -0700
FatherSir brought home boxes of unused obsolete punchcards when they 
were phased out at the U of Alaska Fairbanks. My sister and I played 
with them and drew on them and used them as paper airplanes throughout 
our childhood. 
They were a really nice weight of card.

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I remember my mom spray painting the cards gold, stapling them to have 
a point at one end & making wreaths out of them. One of the 1970's 
crafts that you just don't see anymore.

Arlene Medder