Re: The Rules (was Mir, Progress: 12.3 seconds)

Jim Varney (
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 22:00:06 -0700 (PDT) wrote:
> > Jim Varney wrote:
> << I feel guilty about posting this message.  You see, the SeeSat
rules say
>  something about avoiding repetitive "I saw Mir" postings.
>  I saw Mir. >>
>  <snip>
> Well, you know what they say about rules:  "They're made to be
broken" :-)

I had my tongue firmly in cheek when I was referring to the "I saw
Mir" thing.  I was trying to point out with a smirk that observing Mir
was once a fairly ordinary thing to do and it was possible to overdo
"I saw Mir."

"I saw Mir" has new meaning with Mir in chaos because you just don't
know what you'll see and we'd all like to hear about it.

Guess what my family and I did?  We grabbed our lawn chairs, sat out
in the warm evening air, and We Saw Mir.  Pass was at 0430 UT on Aug
19 rising out of the west with a massive glint near alpha Canes

Jim Varney   121.398W  38.458N 8m   Sacramento, CA,

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