>From Oberdan's remarks sounds like a Star Trek fan - since I am one also -
out of curiosity and following up on prior remarks about group composition,
how many Scottish country dancers are Star Trek fans?
From: Oberdan Otto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 1999 3:02 AM
Subject: RE: Advice on CD players please
>>The solution is "Line of Sight." Simply have teachers (who use the >>equipment with remote control) walk on tall stilts... > >There actually is a solution which is not based on line-of-sight. It is a >radio frequency (RF) remote like used for garage door openers or >high-quality remote microphones. Just mortgage your home and then purchase >a Denon variable speed tape player and variable speed CD player and the >"wrist commander" remote which operates both... > >But I find that's a bit too pricey for me. I too use an infrared remote. >Line-of-sight is not usually a problem but it is sometimes a challenge and >the dancers are amused by the antics for achieving line-of-sight. I >recommend you just aim it like a Star Trek phaser. If anyone is in the line >of sight, say something like "Say your prayers you Shape-Shifting Dominion >Scum" or "Hasta la vista, Baby". Most people don't want to be vaporized, so >they will usually clear a path for you. Be sure to set your remote to the >"Stun" setting just in case someone is a bit slow. > >Oberdan. > >Trans Vector Technologies, Inc, 184 Estaban Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010-1611 >Phone: (805)484-2775, FAX: (805)484-2718, EMail: email@example.com > > >