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(Guardian)   Italian town achieves 104% fax rate. Sicily seems to have a higher order of humanity these days, evidently   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2021-11-27 6:44:17 PM  
First I read it as tax rate and thought how that wouldn't be so surprising. Circumventing taxes is an art form in Italy, moreso in Sicily.
But a 104% fax rate? Is that counting the ones sent a second time in error?
 
2021-11-27 6:44:47 PM  
104% fax rate would be impressive... in the 80s
 
2021-11-27 6:45:12 PM  
Huh?

FAX MACHINE SOUND EFFECT
Youtube DmuvlqzNydM
 
2021-11-27 6:48:07 PM  
Back when old school fax machines had thermal paper on a giant-ass spool, we used to prank our other branch office by looping a piece of paper on our side with FARK OFF!!!! written on it, and call their machine after hours.

You can't imagine what a pile of 300 feet's worth of thermal paper looks like, until they returned the favor.
 
2021-11-27 6:51:04 PM  
Damn kids these days with their loud music, hula hoops, and fax machines.
 
2021-11-27 7:16:10 PM  
This is what happens when you overclock the fax modem.
 
2021-11-27 7:29:42 PM  
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2021-11-27 7:34:03 PM  
An Italian method for dealing with fax overload:
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2021-11-27 7:41:05 PM  
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2021-11-27 7:42:24 PM  

beezeltown: An Italian method for dealing with fax overload:
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Office Space - Printer Scene (UNCENSORED)
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You have to have the music for that. NSFW
 
2021-11-27 8:19:50 PM  
What is their typewriter rate? That's what's really important.
 
2021-11-27 8:20:41 PM  
Fax might be a good medium to market to the holdouts here.
 
2021-11-27 8:28:38 PM  
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There is little doubt they are crazy and volatile
/there is even less doubt it would be totally worth it
 
2021-11-27 8:38:36 PM  

Demetrius: What is their typewriter rate? That's what's really important.


Probably depends how much carbon paper there is.
 
2021-11-27 9:17:08 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:09:45 PM  
I worked with a guy who would occasionally walk up to the copy/fax machine, whack a bunch of numbers, and then walk away. Meanwhile the copier's making 1800 copies of his fax.
 
2021-11-27 11:11:09 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:11:29 PM  
Fax you! Fax your momma! Snd fax your grandma!
 
2021-11-27 11:13:25 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:16:53 PM  
"There was almost an air of celebration at the vaccination hubs," said Granà. "It was like being at a popular town festival. People understood that, with vaccines, they were creating a shield that would protect their community, safeguarding the very survival of the village."

Compare and contrast that with the reception to vaccines in large swaths of the US.

/Currently in bed with a fever
//Got my booster and flu shot yesterday
///Completely worth it
 
2021-11-27 11:19:16 PM  
Healine should be "Italian town forgoes G, chooses 2800 Baud instead"
 
2021-11-27 11:21:34 PM  
Some Italian neighborhoods in Chicago have a 104% voting rate.
 
2021-11-27 11:21:50 PM  

markie_farkie: Back when old school fax machines had thermal paper on a giant-ass spool, we used to prank our other branch office by looping a piece of paper on our side with FARK OFF!!!! written on it, and call their machine after hours.

You can't imagine what a pile of 300 feet's worth of thermal paper looks like, until they returned the favor.


The way to do it was to make the loop faxed out of black paper, so it uses up all their ink, too.
 
2021-11-27 11:23:15 PM  
What's that I am needed in Italy? I am so erect right now
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/you'll always be in our hearts Epsom fax
 
2021-11-27 11:24:57 PM  
How the fark does the giggity fit in???
 
2021-11-27 11:25:47 PM  

khitsicker: 104% fax rate would be impressive... in the 80s


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2021-11-27 11:26:50 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:29:36 PM  

berylman: What's that I am needed in Italy? I am so erect right now
[Fark user image 225x225]/you'll always be in our hearts Epsom fax


More like your stomach.  Epsom is good for heartburn, indigestion, and low blood levels of magnesium.  Not familiar with any cardiovascular benefits from Epsom salts though.
 
2021-11-27 11:32:00 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:32:04 PM  

Mindlock: berylman: What's that I am needed in Italy? I am so erect right now
[Fark user image 225x225]/you'll always be in our hearts Epsom fax

More like your stomach.  Epsom is good for heartburn, indigestion, and low blood levels of magnesium.  Not familiar with any cardiovascular benefits from Epsom salts though.


Need Cannom for that.
 
2021-11-27 11:32:38 PM  
Seinfeld - Fax machine - Kramer - Elaine
Youtube VUEmGoBEfr4
 
2021-11-27 11:33:58 PM  
Spam have been around a long time.
 
2021-11-27 11:35:52 PM  

johnny_vegas: [i.guim.co.uk image 850x509]

There is little doubt they are crazy and volatile
/there is even less doubt it would be totally worth it


Are bandages that size really necessary?
 
2021-11-27 11:37:09 PM  
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Excuse me while I go fax in my bunk.
 
2021-11-27 11:38:25 PM  

Kalyco Jack: johnny_vegas: [i.guim.co.uk image 850x509]

There is little doubt they are crazy and volatile
/there is even less doubt it would be totally worth it

Are bandages that size really necessary?


As you know,  photographing a tiny pinprick is difficult.
 
2021-11-27 11:40:49 PM  

jokerscrowbar: Kalyco Jack: johnny_vegas: [i.guim.co.uk image 850x509]

There is little doubt they are crazy and volatile
/there is even less doubt it would be totally worth it

Are bandages that size really necessary?

As you know,  photographing a tiny pinprick is difficult.


You really don't have to tell us the size of your penis, you know.
 
2021-11-27 11:42:06 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:44:26 PM  

MBooda: Some Italian neighborhoods in Chicago have a 104% voting rate.


Why don't Republicans prosecute these criminals, then?
Is it because you, like all Republicans, are lying?
 
2021-11-27 11:44:42 PM  

Kalyco Jack: johnny_vegas: [i.guim.co.uk image 850x509]

There is little doubt they are crazy and volatile
/there is even less doubt it would be totally worth it

Are bandages that size really necessary?


That's a pretty standard-sized gauze dressing, probably had more of those than bandaids as they are common as hell
 
2021-11-27 11:45:54 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:48:01 PM  
Still uses a fax machine from time to time.
 
2021-11-27 11:48:03 PM  
Fax? Is that the opposite of fiction?
 
2021-11-27 11:49:33 PM  

kdawg7736: Fax? Is that the opposite of fiction?


The opposite of fax is fox
 
2021-11-27 11:52:03 PM  

Mindlock: berylman: What's that I am needed in Italy? I am so erect right now
[Fark user image 225x225]/you'll always be in our hearts Epsom fax

More like your stomach.  Epsom is good for heartburn, indigestion, and low blood levels of magnesium.  Not familiar with any cardiovascular benefits from Epsom salts though.


Highly underrated comment.
 
2021-11-27 11:53:21 PM  
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2021-11-27 11:53:52 PM  
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/just don't piss off Tootie
 
2021-11-27 11:55:05 PM  

Billy Liar: markie_farkie: Back when old school fax machines had thermal paper on a giant-ass spool, we used to prank our other branch office by looping a piece of paper on our side with FARK OFF!!!! written on it, and call their machine after hours.

You can't imagine what a pile of 300 feet's worth of thermal paper looks like, until they returned the favor.

The way to do it was to make the loop faxed out of black paper, so it uses up all their ink, too.


Thermal paper wouldn't use ink....
 
2021-11-27 11:56:27 PM  
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2021-11-28 12:00:48 AM  
What does the fax say?
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2021-11-28 12:03:10 AM  
Them's the fax.
 
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