Normal people: "Wooah you're a scientist, you must work with loads of high tech stuff"
Manuscript websites:

@gil I remember our university having to look for a fax machine about a decade ago because some US institution required contact through fax. Luckily, they found one in some old storage.

@jaranta The way I ended up resolving this was not too different; I browsed through my university's website and, surprisingly, they actually had a Fax number in their "Contacts" page. I would imagine the confused panic on the staff's faces if anyone were to actually fax that number...

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