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IBM ThinkPads are at a premium and cost quite a lot (certainly we paid quite a lot for the ones we bought). But Big Blue has now instituted a scheme where people aged over the age of 75 get one free. There's a snag. You have to be blasted into space and be an ex-astronaut...won't sell many that way, will they? On the other hand, an insider close to IBM said that the scheme whereby journalist got freebies that they had to pay for was the first rev of its GoDirect™ scheme...

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