[next] [prev] [up] Date: Mon, 24 May 82 08:47:00 -0700 (PDT)
[next] [prev] [up] From: Rodney Hoffman <Hoffman@PARC-MAXC >
~~~ [prev] [up] Subject: Re: frustration and Alexander's Star

I shared your frustration. I'm in L.A., and, upon calling Ideal's office here, I
learned that they are following a rigid schedule of TV ads first before
introducing the toy in any area. Here in L.A. (and probably in the Bay Area),
the TV ads are not scheduled until mid-June! Curiously, Minh Thai's solution
book is already in some bookstores here.

Anyway, I wound up calling Games People Play in Cambridge, and
mail-ordering one ($15 + $2 handling + UPS mailing cost) using a credit card.
A two-minute transcontinental call before 8 am PDT is about 40 cents. I hope to
have my Rubik's Revenge in a day or so now.

--Rodney Hoffman

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