[LMB] OT: antique geekitude/punchcards
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
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
They were a really nice weight of card.
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.