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Humorous Calculator Documents

The first size listed is the downloaded file size and the second size listed is the size on the calculator.


There are 43 files totaling 315KB in this category.

Adventures of Calculator Man   (details) 48 ENG   12KB
Can an HP 48GX come alive and enslave all the TI's?
By Vimal Bhalodia. 1998/06/07

Airplane   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Question written by a [stupid] new user of the HP 48, and a humorous reply rewriting the question in an airplane context by Joe Horn.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

All New HP48 FAQ!   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
Six questions about the HP 48 and its successor.
By Bill Markwick. 1998/07/24

Batlife   (details) 48 ENG   10KB
Explanation of the relationship between used memory and power usage. Again, a joke.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Batteries   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Do you want to know how to get more battery life? Maybe this can help.
By Joseph K. Horn. 1997/09/06

Buzz   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
The real reason why the HP 48's keyboard buzzes.
By John H Meyers. 1998/06/12

Card Not Full   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorously explains that the HP Equation Library card is not fully using the card's capacity because it was write-protected.
Author unknown. 2008/08/12

Hiss   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
An alternate explanation for the "hiss" that comes out of the HP 48 keyboard.
By John H Meyers. 2008/08/17

HP 48 Speed   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Explains the relation between temperature and the speed of the HP 48.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

HP Calculator Manuals   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Slightly-paraphrased excerpt from the first page of older HP calculator manuals, and a "translated" (from legalese) first page of newer calculator manuals.
By Joseph K. Horn. 1998/09/12

HPLunch   (details) 48 ENG   6KB
Fake menu for the Hewlett Packard cafeteria.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

IR Dust   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
A possible usage of your HP 48 as a portable heater.
By Joseph K. Horn. 1999/01/06

Kangaroo 2   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 2.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Kangaroo 3   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 3.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Kangaroo 5   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 5.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Kangaroo 7   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 7.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Kangaroo 8   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 8.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Kangaroo 9   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification. Included on Goodies Disk 9.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Middle Battery   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Explains why the middle battery drains faster.
By Dave Arnett. 1999/01/06

Mother Goose   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Selections from "The Cybernetic Mother Goose"
By Lincoln Spector. 2008/08/16

NASA   (details) 48 ENG   4KB
Tells about the HP 48's use on one of the first shuttle missions and the HP 28's use on later Apollo missions.
By Dave Arnett. 1997/09/06

Number   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Explain what a number (1-5) in the status area means.
Author unknown. 1997/09/12

Radio   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Explains how HP was able to put so much into the HP 28.
By Eric Postpischil. 1997/09/06

Roo-Man and Joey   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/02

Roo-Man and Joey, #10   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/09

Roo-Man and Joey, #11   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 2008/11/09

Roo-Man and Joey, #12   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 2008/11/09

Roo-Man and Joey, #2   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/02

Roo-Man and Joey, #3   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/02

Roo-Man and Joey, #4   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/03

Roo-Man and Joey, #5   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/04

Roo-Man and Joey, #6   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/05

Roo-Man and Joey, #7   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/06

Roo-Man and Joey, #8   (details) 48 ENG   3KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/07

Roo-Man and Joey, #9   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Humorous excerpt from the HP-75 Internal Design Specification.
Author unknown. 1998/09/08

Slave   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
The Psychology of Studly Nerds: explains why HP users buy an expensive calculator and connect it to their computers with a cheap home-made cable.
By Joseph K. Horn. 1997/09/06

Spoof   (details) 48 ENG   4KB
This is the kind of stuff you're missing if you don't read comp.sys.hp48.
By Dave Arnett. 1999/01/06

The Last of the HP49G   (details) 48 ENG   9KB
Theatrical comedy.
By Rafael Cobo. 2001/12/20

Too Many 1-Bits   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
Humorous newsgroup post about how having too many 1-bits causes the batteries to drain more quickly.
By Steve VanDevender. 2008/08/12

Urple   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
How do I say thee? A pronunciation mnemonic.
By Joseph K. Horn. 2008/08/17

User Friendly Cartoons   (details) 48 ENG   182KB
Seven User Friendly cartoons from August 25 through September 1, 1999 referring to an old HP calculator. Redistributed with permission.
By Illiad of User Friendly. 1999/09/04

Variation of CPU speed explained!   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
Another explanation of the speed variation of the HP 48.
By Matthew Mastracci. 1997/09/06

What's Up?   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
How to detect the presence of Bugs.
By Joseph K. Horn. 2008/08/17

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