January 07, 2004

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Why do fax machines require documents be fed in face down? It means everyone spends their lives writing the fax number on the back of whatever they're sending. We can send probes to Mars but everyone has to scramble for pens at fax machines so they know what number to use.

posted by Simon on 01.07.04 at 12:22 PM in the


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Probably because the receiver will see the opposite and the name will pop out first. Surely technology is so advanced that we can send the "normal" way round...

posted by: Giles Dawe on 01.08.04 at 10:18 AM [permalink]

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