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YankInWis

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Can anyone give a source for a Civil War screen saver? Thanks.

Greg

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51q3f2$r...@newsbf02.news.aol.com>,


YankInWis <yank...@aol.com> wrote:
>Can anyone give a source for a Civil War screen saver? Thanks.
>
>Greg

I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
on-screen that I uninstalled it.

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>
>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come

>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>
>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)

You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.

James F. Epperson

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On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:

>
> In article <51q3f2$r...@newsbf02.news.aol.com>,
> YankInWis <yank...@aol.com> wrote:
> >Can anyone give a source for a Civil War screen saver? Thanks.
> >
> >Greg
>

> I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
> on-screen that I uninstalled it.

I'm surprised that simply putting it on your machine did not corrupt your
entire hard drive.

Jim Epperson

The student who changes the course of history is probably
taking an exam.

James F. Epperson

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On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:

> In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
> Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> >On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
> >T Pitcavage) wrote:
> >

> >:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come


> >:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
> >

> >The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
> >a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)
>
> You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
> that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.

And the code is so flexible that it works regardless of the system resources
available -- it figures out how to make do with what is there.

gary charbonneau

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In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.960919121444.10276D-100000@zonker>,

James F. Epperson <eppe...@math.uah.edu> wrote:
>On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:

>> I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>> on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>

>I'm surprised that simply putting it on your machine did not corrupt your
>entire hard drive.

I installed the Jefferson Davis screen-saver and it partitioned mine.

- Gary Charbonneau

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.960919121444.10276D-100000@zonker>,
James F. Epperson <eppe...@math.uah.edu> wrote:
>On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>
>>
>> In article <51q3f2$r...@newsbf02.news.aol.com>,
>> YankInWis <yank...@aol.com> wrote:
>> >Can anyone give a source for a Civil War screen saver? Thanks.
>> >
>> >Greg
>>
>> I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>> on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>
>I'm surprised that simply putting it on your machine did not corrupt your
>entire hard drive.

I can't speak to that, but File Manager is having a hard time finding
spoons.exe.

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51s1sb$e...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,

gary charbonneau <char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu> wrote:
>In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.960919121444.10276D-100000@zonker>,
>James F. Epperson <eppe...@math.uah.edu> wrote:
>>On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>
>>> I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come

>>> on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>
>>I'm surprised that simply putting it on your machine did not corrupt your
>>entire hard drive.
>

>I installed the Jefferson Davis screen-saver and it partitioned mine.

The packaging on the Magruder screen-saver was better than the reality.

gary charbonneau

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In article <51s2mo$e...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:

>The packaging on the Magruder screen-saver was better than the reality.

Neither the Abraham Lincoln nor the George Thomas screen-savers fit the
dimensions of my screen.

- Gary Charbonneau

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51s3jn$g...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,

My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.

Lynn Berkowitz

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On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
T Pitcavage) wrote:

:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
:on-screen that I uninstalled it.

The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting


a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Lynn Berkowitz lynn...@ix.netcom.com

thomas kavanagh

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Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>
>
> My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
> animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.

My Alexander White (Co. B, 1 Sp Batt, La Vol) screen saver stole all the available
memory.

tk

gary charbonneau

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In article <51s52p$e...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:

>My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
>animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.

My version of the McClellan screen-saver refused to come up unless
it was given more pixels. The the Lincoln screen-saver popped up
a message asking the McClellan screen-saver whether, if it wasn't
going to come up, if it could borrow the screen for a while.

- Gary Charbonneau

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <324198...@indiana.edu>,
thomas kavanagh <tkav...@indiana.edu> wrote:

>Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>>
>>
>> My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
>> animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.
>
>My Alexander White (Co. B, 1 Sp Batt, La Vol) screen saver stole all the avail
able
>memory.

I refuse to condemn the Lt. Mitchell screen saver for its minor problems.

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51s5bm$h...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,

gary charbonneau <char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu> wrote:
>In article <51s52p$e...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,
>Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
>>My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
>>animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.
>
>My version of the McClellan screen-saver refused to come up unless
>it was given more pixels. The the Lincoln screen-saver popped up
>a message asking the McClellan screen-saver whether, if it wasn't
>going to come up, if it could borrow the screen for a while.

If I knew what code the Ulysses S. Grant screen saver used, I'd send it to all
the other screen saver manufacturers.

gary charbonneau

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In article <51s8ld$f...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
>If I knew what code the Ulysses S. Grant screen saver used, I'd send it
>to all the other screen saver manufacturers.

Stay away from the William Tecumseh Sherman screen saver. It set my
computer on fire.

- Gary Charbonneau

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51s90p$k...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,

It didn't stick around and help you put it out?

I bought the John Bell Hood screen saver, but it was too aggressive in putting
itself in upper memory.

James F. Epperson

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On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:

Yes, and the Braxton Bragg screen saver always starts out fine, but
crashes in the end.

Jim "Where is Ed Frank's wit when we need it?" Epperson

gary charbonneau

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In article <51safc$f...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:

>>Stay away from the William Tecumseh Sherman screen saver. It set my
>>computer on fire.
>
>It didn't stick around and help you put it out?

Nope. Screen just went crazy. Same problem with the John Brown
and Mary Todd Lincoln screen savers.

>I bought the John Bell Hood screen saver, but it was too aggressive in
>putting itself in upper memory.

In my copy, important pieces of the program were either not functioning
properly or were missing altogether.

- Gary Charbonneau

Justin M Sanders

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gary charbonneau (char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu) wrote:
> >I bought the John Bell Hood screen saver, but it was too aggressive in
> >putting itself in upper memory.

> In my copy, important pieces of the program were either not functioning
> properly or were missing altogether.

But the Pontoon Trains(tm) are done *so* well.

--
Justin M. Sanders "I shot an arrow into the air. It fell
Dept. of Physics to earth I know not where." --Henry
Univ. of South Alabama Wadsworth Longfellow confessing
jsan...@jaguar1.usouthal.edu to a sad ignorance of ballistics.

Lynn Berkowitz

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On 19 Sep 1996 18:57:29 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
T Pitcavage) wrote:

:>>The packaging on the Magruder screen-saver was better than the reality.


:>
:>Neither the Abraham Lincoln nor the George Thomas screen-savers fit the
:>dimensions of my screen.

:
:My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid

:animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.

The problem with the Sherman screen saver is you still get burn in.

The Robert E. Lee screen saver keeps popping up with a General Fault
error.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Lynn Berkowitz lynn...@ix.netcom.com

Brian Blakistone

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mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:

>In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

>>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark


>>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>
>>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>
>>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)

>You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises

>that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.

Well that wouldn't be so bad, I got a Sickles screen-saver and it goes
off on its own, even when I don't tell it to. Of course that's better
than the Forrest screen saver, it saved the monitor fine, but I lost
thirty desktop units that the monitor rode on.

Brian


jcr...@epix.net

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> From: char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu (gary charbonneau)
> Newsgroups: alt.war.civil.usa
> Subject: Re: Civil War Screen Saver Needed
> Date: 19 Sep 1996 21:05:51 GMT
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>
> In article <51safc$f...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,
> Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
> >>Stay away from the William Tecumseh Sherman screen saver. It set my
> >>computer on fire.
> >
> >It didn't stick around and help you put it out?
>
> Nope. Screen just went crazy. Same problem with the John Brown
> and Mary Todd Lincoln screen savers.
>

> >I bought the John Bell Hood screen saver, but it was too aggressive in
> >putting itself in upper memory.
>
> In my copy, important pieces of the program were either not functioning
> properly or were missing altogether.
>

> - Gary Charbonneau

I have a John B Magruder screen saver. It makes my computer
look like I have twice as much memory!

Donnah Dunthorn

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thomas kavanagh (tkav...@indiana.edu) wrote:

: My Alexander White (Co. B, 1 Sp Batt, La Vol) screen saver stole all
: the available memory.

When I installed the Champ Ferguson screen saver my
whole system hung.

d.

Stephen Schmidt

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>On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>> In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>> Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> >On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
>> >T Pitcavage) wrote:
>> >
>> >:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>> >:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>> >
>> >The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>> >a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)
>>
>> You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
>> that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.

I have the Schimmelfennig screen saver. I try to put it in my
startup directory but I can never find it there; somehow it
seems to be hiding itself in C:\PIGSTY.

Steve


--
Stephen Schmidt Department of Economics
210A Social Sciences Union College
(518) 388-6078 Schenectady NY 12308

Ke4bss

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I have a copy of a neat little progran called Picture Show. It is a
screen saver and image viewer. I have also downloaded several CW images..
battles, generals etc.
After 10 mins. the pictures scroll by. If you are interested just email
me and I'll send a copy.

Wade Griffin


Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51soqn$m...@mtinsc01-mgt.ops.worldnet.att.net>,

Brian Blakistone <cbla...@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:
>
>>In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>>Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>>>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
>>>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>>
>>>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>>>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>>
>>>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>>>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)
>
>>You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
>>that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.
>
>Well that wouldn't be so bad, I got a Sickles screen-saver and it goes
>off on its own, even when I don't tell it to. Of course that's better
>than the Forrest screen saver, it saved the monitor fine, but I lost
>thirty desktop units that the monitor rode on.

My copy of the Nathan Bedford Forrest screen saver refused to let the monitor
go to black.

Brian Blakistone

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mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:
>Brian Blakistone <cbla...@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>>mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:

It also kept roaming around my hard disk so fast, I couldn't keep
track of it, I think it has gobbled up some isolated utilities too. I
had a Bragg screen saver, but all my other programs refused to work
with it.


Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51u65o$5...@mtinsc01-mgt.ops.worldnet.att.net>,

The code in my Van Dorn screen saver kept trying to insert itself into other
programs.

efr...@cc.memphis.edu

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In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.960919151605.10464F-100000@zonker>, "James F. Epperson" <eppe...@math.uah.edu> writes:
> On 19 Sep 1996, Mark T Pitcavage wrote:
>
>> In article <51s90p$k...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,
>> gary charbonneau <char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu> wrote:
>> >In article <51s8ld$f...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

>> >Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>If I knew what code the Ulysses S. Grant screen saver used, I'd send it
>> >>to all the other screen saver manufacturers.
>> >
>> >Stay away from the William Tecumseh Sherman screen saver. It set my
>> >computer on fire.
>>
>> It didn't stick around and help you put it out?
>>
>> I bought the John Bell Hood screen saver, but it was too aggressive in putting
>> itself in upper memory.
>
> Yes, and the Braxton Bragg screen saver always starts out fine, but
> crashes in the end.
>
> Jim "Where is Ed Frank's wit when we need it?" Epperson

Hey, until now the only screensaver post I've seen is the
first one. Lessee....

My Gideon Pillow screensaver always defaults to the John Floyd
screensaver, which defaults to the S.B. Buckner screensaver,
which then runs the U.S. Grant screen saver.

The George B. McClellan screen saver always demands more speed
and memory, runs for a few minutes, and then denounces the
programmer.

The Nathan B. Forrest screen saver looks impressive and works
great, but starts itself when I'm not looking. And I haven't
even installed it.

Ed "be careful what you ask for...." Frank


paul rodi

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Besides the fact that the Sherman screen saver burns up everything, it
also destroyed a 50 by 300 byte chunk of my hard drive and I had no idea
where it was while it was doing so. But it did give me a Christmas present
when it finally reappeared.


Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <51umgk$7...@mtinsc01-mgt.ops.worldnet.att.net>,

When I try to uninstall my John C. Fremont screen saver, some other screen
saver appears and berates me.

Maury

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The Hunley screen saver is good.

Everytime the system 'goes down' it comes right back up.

It's an 'executible' that uses a sub-routine.

I think there's too much RAM in it though because it almost sticks.

One of these days maybe I'll up-grade.

"If it works, don't fix it"


Signed,

-- Fen Spoonerism Branklin
of Deep-Six U.

Lynn Berkowitz

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My 54th Massachusetts screen saver can save the screen just as good as
any of those other screen savers, and for less money too!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Lynn Berkowitz lynn...@ix.netcom.com

gary charbonneau

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In article <3242ffbf...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

>My 54th Massachusetts screen saver can save the screen just as good as
>any of those other screen savers, and for less money too!

I ordered a screen saver called Conscript. It never showed up, but
a little while later the company sent me a substitute. It always
runs.

- Gary Charbonneau

thomas kavanagh

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There is an Albert Pike screen saver but no one knows the secret password.

tk

Brian Blakistone

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I had that problem, it actually got into one of my programs, but then
I ran Disk Doctor, and it seemed to take care of it. I had an Abraham
Lincoln screen saver, but it kept releasing my slave drive, which
greatly annoyed the master drive.

Brian


Bob Shilling

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Mark T Pitcavage (mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu) wrote:
: In article <51umgk$7...@mtinsc01-mgt.ops.worldnet.att.net>,

MY Fremont screen saver has a very flashy display, but it won't give me
access to ANYTHING.

--
. . . . . . . . . . . . . ...........................
Bob Shilling, SE Berkeley, CA shil...@emf.net
KK6QQ MSA S-10
'91 R100 "Toronado" DoD# 1195
"This alligator walks into a bar and ..." Horizon Kent

Mark T Pitcavage

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Sep 21, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/21/96
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In article <51vam2$6...@mtinsc01-mgt.ops.worldnet.att.net>,

Sounds bad. Maybe you could try the Fitzjohn Porter screen-saver. But I
understand it only works with Macs.

Mark T Pitcavage

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In article <3242ffbf...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>My 54th Massachusetts screen saver can save the screen just as good as
>any of those other screen savers, and for less money too!

I wanted to get the Winfield Scott screen saver, but it was available only in
CP/M.

Ke4bss

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I installed my R. E. Lee screen saver. It just kicked ass.

Bob Tiernan

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I think a screen saver showing Longstreet "coming up" will not save any
screens.

Bob T.


TMunger

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paul rodi wrote:
>
> Besides the fact that the Sherman screen saver burns up everything, it
> also destroyed a 50 by 300 byte chunk of my hard drive and I had no idea
> where it was while it was doing so. But it did give me a Christmas present
> when it finally reappeared.I'm trying to uninstall my Joe E Johnston Screensaver, but it keeps
retreating to a different directory.

efr...@cc.memphis.edu

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In article <51s5bm$h...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>, char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu (gary charbonneau) writes:
> In article <51s52p$e...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,

> Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
>>My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
>>animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.
>
> My version of the McClellan screen-saver refused to come up unless
> it was given more pixels. The the Lincoln screen-saver popped up
> a message asking the McClellan screen-saver whether, if it wasn't
> going to come up, if it could borrow the screen for a while.
>
> - Gary Charbonneau


If you wish to use the John Pope screen-saver, you must
first remove the George McClellan screen-saver from your
system.

* * *

The Sherman screen-saver will remain active even if your
monitor is unplugged! THIS IS ITS NORMAL CONDITION.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATIONS OF
THE SHERMAN SCREEN-SAVER.


* * *

Ed "How about a Stanton screen-saver..." Frank

Douglas B. Smith

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And Smitty says:

Don't try the Alan Pinkerton screensaver. It makes you think you
have more memory than you really do. And it, too, only works with Macs
(little ones). Y'all are having too much fun with this one!! :)

Chuck Allen

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The Ulysses S. Grant screensaver documentation promised it would come up
if it took all summer. When I installed it I found the the documentation
had not told me it would take all summer AND kill half my hard drive!

Brian Blakistone

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mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:

Not to mention, it was just a huge program.


Maury

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Sep 22, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/22/96
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Test for sig and image.

--
___________________________

1)Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (illustrated)
2)Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (illustrated)
http://www.cstone.net/library/alice/index.html
----
Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
(inc. Reverend James Maury, grandfather of Matthew Fontaine Maury)
http://www.cstone.net/~wmm/VIRGINIA/people/Jefferson/autobiography.html
----
The Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury
Father of Naval Meteorology and Oceanography
(online biography under development)
http://www.cstone.net/~wmm/MAURY/index.html
----
Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars
- By Major General Dabney Herndon Maury
http://www.cstone.net/~wmm/history/index.html
----

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tom kavanagh

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Sep 23, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/23/96
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There is a Shelby Foote Screen Saver; although it is derivative,
often gets the code wrong, and slows down considerable over the
vowels, some users find it irresistable.

tk

Dave Smith

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mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:

>In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark


>>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>
>>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>
>>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)

>You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
>that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.

My John Buford screen saver worked really well until a virus killed
it. So sad -- it was such a talented screen saver . . .

Dave
------------------------------------------------------------
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Dave Smith

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cbla...@ucsd.edu (Brian Blakistone) wrote:

>Well that wouldn't be so bad, I got a Sickles screen-saver and it goes
>off on its own, even when I don't tell it to. Of course that's better
>than the Forrest screen saver, it saved the monitor fine, but I lost
>thirty desktop units that the monitor rode on.

And I heard that when the Sickles screen saver kills files, it pleads
temporary insanity . . .

Dave Smith

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mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:

>In article <51s5bm$h...@dismay.ucs.indiana.edu>,


>gary charbonneau <char...@nickel.ucs.indiana.edu> wrote:
>>In article <51s52p$e...@charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,
>>Mark T Pitcavage <mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>>
>>>My problem was with the Rosecrans screen-saver, which had very rapid
>>>animations, but crashed at the first system conflict.
>>
>>My version of the McClellan screen-saver refused to come up unless
>>it was given more pixels. The the Lincoln screen-saver popped up
>>a message asking the McClellan screen-saver whether, if it wasn't
>>going to come up, if it could borrow the screen for a while.

>If I knew what code the Ulysses S. Grant screen saver used, I'd send it to all

>the other screen saver manufacturers.

Then there's my Joe Hooker screen saver. It keeps linking me up with
http://www.playboy.com. Go figure.

Dave Smith

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cbla...@ucsd.edu (Brian Blakistone) wrote:

>>The code in my Van Dorn screen saver kept trying to insert itself into other
>>programs.

>I had that problem, it actually got into one of my programs, but then
>I ran Disk Doctor, and it seemed to take care of it.

Was that from the Peters Software Company, Spring Hill, Tn?

> I had an Abraham
>Lincoln screen saver, but it kept releasing my slave drive, which
>greatly annoyed the master drive.

Damn, I hate when that happens.

Dave

paul rodi

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Sep 23, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/23/96
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The J.E.B. Stuart screen saver was very good but the one time I _really_
needed it, it was off on a joyride and I couldn't find it.


Mark T Pitcavage

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Sep 23, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/23/96
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In article <524pcl$2...@sjx-ixn3.ix.netcom.com>,

Dave Smith <dmsmi...@aol.com> wrote:
>mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:
>
>>In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>>Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>>>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark

>>>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>>
>>>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>>>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>>
>>>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>>>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)
>
>>You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
>>that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.
>
>My John Buford screen saver worked really well until a virus killed
>it. So sad -- it was such a talented screen saver . . .

My Nathaniel Lyon screen saver met a similar end, trying to load a graphic far
too big for it to handle...

Brian Blakistone

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dmsmi...@aol.com (Dave Smith) wrote:
>cbla...@ucsd.edu (Brian Blakistone) wrote:

>>Well that wouldn't be so bad, I got a Sickles screen-saver and it goes
>>off on its own, even when I don't tell it to. Of course that's better
>>than the Forrest screen saver, it saved the monitor fine, but I lost
>>thirty desktop units that the monitor rode on.

>And I heard that when the Sickles screen saver kills files, it pleads
>temporary insanity . . .

Oh yes, still that is better than my Burnside screen saver, it worked
fine, but suddenly my network packets wouldn't cross our network
bridge, not to mention that I came in one day and it had cratered my
hard disk.

Brian


Dave Smith

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Sep 24, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/24/96
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I hear it also had a terrible problem with being router(ed) when in a
network configuration.

Dave


Dave Smith

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Sep 24, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/24/96
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On 23 Sep 1996 12:55:43 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
T Pitcavage) wrote:

>In article <524pcl$2...@sjx-ixn3.ix.netcom.com>,
>Dave Smith <dmsmi...@aol.com> wrote:
>>mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>
>>>In article <324163e3...@nntp.ix.netcom.com>,
>>>Lynn Berkowitz <lynn...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>>>>On 19 Sep 1996 12:43:51 GMT, mpit...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Mark
>>>>T Pitcavage) wrote:
>>>>
>>>>:I once bought the Benjamin Butler screen saver, but it took so long to come
>>>>:on-screen that I uninstalled it.
>>>>
>>>>The same thing happened to my Little Mac screen saver (I kept getting
>>>>a message: Not enough disk space! Not enough memory!)
>>
>>>You should try the Ulysses S. Grant screen-saver--the documentation promises
>>>that it will come up on the screen if it takes all summer.
>>
>>My John Buford screen saver worked really well until a virus killed
>>it. So sad -- it was such a talented screen saver . . .

>My Nathaniel Lyon screen saver met a similar end, trying to load a graphic far
>too big for it to handle...

But for the life of me, I can't figure out what happened with my Fort
Pillow screen saver. The user says one thing, and the software
company says another . . .

Dave


Dennis Maggard

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Sep 24, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/24/96
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No one here seems to have mentioned the John Brown screen saver.
It siezes control of the CPU promising to free memory but permanently
eliminates the first free block it encounters and ends up getting hung.


Dennis


Axel Kleiboemer

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Sep 24, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/24/96
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cbla...@sdcc13.ucsd.edu (Brian Blakistone) wrote:
>dmsmi...@aol.com (Dave Smith) wrote:
>>cbla...@ucsd.edu (Brian Blakistone) wrote:
>
>>>Well that wouldn't be so bad, I got a Sickles screen-saver and it goes
>>>off on its own, even when I don't tell it to. Of course that's better
>>>than the Forrest screen saver, it saved the monitor fine, but I lost
>>>thirty desktop units that the monitor rode on.
>
>>And I heard that when the Sickles screen saver kills files, it pleads
>>temporary insanity . . .
>

Actually, it is the Stanton scr which pops and enters the plea. Of late,
however, the plea has had only on leg to stand on.

Axel

Dave Smith

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Sep 25, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/25/96
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efr...@cc.memphis.edu wrote:

mucho snips

>Ed "How about a Stanton screen-saver..." Frank

Actually, I've heard that the Seward screen saver routinely rings a
bell and banishes other screen savers to the recycle bin . . .

jada...@counsel.com

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Sep 25, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/25/96
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Actually my Seward screen saver deletes other programs with the ring of
a bell, in which case only my Abraham Lincoln disk doctor can retrieve
them.

John B. Harrell

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Sep 25, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/25/96
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I loaded the Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis screen saver, and it killed
my Gen. William Nelson screen saver.

John H.

Axel Kleiboemer

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Sep 26, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/26/96
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Hey, Guys and Gals,

This is too much. I have enjoyed this thread too much. All of you have
made me laugh all the time.

Now here is a serious question which needs resolution: I have an Abraham
Lincoln screensaver. When it gets to the Black Hawk War, it hangs. Should
it be the Negroe, Black, Afro-American, or African-American ...War? Or,
none of the above?

My KKK screensaver is a lot more simple.

Axel


Chuck Allen

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Sep 27, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/27/96
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howard wrote:
> The proper term was colored, which means the Lincoln screensaver is just
> as simple.

I have a different problem. I installed the Selby screensaver. The CPU
ran across the desk, shot about 50 floppys at me, and was gone before I
could respond!

RStacy2229

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Sep 29, 1996, 3:00:00 AM9/29/96