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report:" benefits claims were processed by unemployment insurance programs in all states earlier this month, without a hitch" from Sanger

My question to you is: Am I trolling when I'm right. Will I now have to be de-trolled on a case by case basis or can everything I've contributed now get a blanket de-troll.

Since Ed's 5000 plus word sleep inducing de javu essay is now de-bunked, I guess Ed HIMSELF is da TROLL

Continue Your Nice Day

-- Jimmy Bagga Doughnuts (, January 07, 1999


"Some states that have not solved their Y2K problems will use a simple temporary fix, such as ending all benefit years on Dec. 31, 1999, while other states will use different techniques that essentially trick the computers so they will perform accurate date calculations, officials said."

MoVe Immediate

-- MVI (, January 07, 1999.


I'll be nice and provide some quotes and a link to the "good news" about the state unemployment insurance situation:

"Although some states are still using computer code written 30 years ago, he said, everyone was able to process claims using their year 2000 remediated systems. No one needed to resort to a contingency plan, he adds.

"Sharkey credits the successful processing with an early start and regular follow-up. Year 2000 assessment began in 1996, followed by year 2000 project training of more than 250 state IT personnel, who were then formally reviewed on a quarterly basis and informally reviewed at other milestones in their projects."

There's only only problem with this good news: it contradicts previous news reports that the government during the last two months made sure contingency plans were in place, because it had good reason to believe that some states were not ready for January 1, 1999.

I agree, there was no failure in these systems this month. This article strongly implies, though, that contingency plans were never needed. The credit for the successful processing should go to the government for the fast work it did very recently to make sure this did not become an issue.

-- Kevin (, January 07, 1999.

Thanks Jimmy, Guess I can give all my twenty cans of beans to the homeless shelter now. I was hoping someone would come along and curtail all my fears. Seriously though...If y2k does not take this "thing" out, what will. Tyranny never lasts for long and if you are not aware that you are living under the tyranny of the BANKER then email me (this is my real address) and I will help you out. BTW I enjoyed the saga of Jimmy Bagga D'nuts at your expense. Got to admit it is funny. The only problem I had with it was the brain thing. My wife was making chicken salad at the time and I read it to her and she thought it was gross. That night at around 2 am I woke to find her sitting on the floor muttering "Thousands and thousands of Chicken Brains. I'm cold." Is this considered to be y2k related? Psycho stuff? Know what I mean?

-- Mark Hillyard (, January 07, 1999.

A Stash, A Bible, A Rifle & A Bagga Doughnuts - Episode II: The Milne Factor Strikes Back

-- No Brainer (itkeeps@getting.better), January 07, 1999.

And be sure to catch Episode III of the Bagga Saga: Return Of The Doughnut Troll, coming soon to a thread near you.

-- INVAR (, January 07, 1999.

What was the name of that movie De Nero laughs real cool in? Howards' always playing it.


Don't worry retards. The taxi meters in Singapore failed for 2 hours.


INVAR what are you pissed about. This means your inbred family can stay on the dole for a while longer.


Have a Nice Day

-- Jimmy Bagga Doughnuts (, January 08, 1999.

As you can see my friends, all the intelligence capacity that Bagga Doughnut's possesses was spent on his above post. It's all there, every bit.

This is why the Baggga Saga Adventures can continue indefinitely. He is such an idiot imbecile, the possibilities are endless.

Keep the plot points coming. I see Bagga being gang raped by a group of Singapore taxi drivers with parking meters in his Y2K Asian Adventure.

-- INVAR (, January 08, 1999.

You know, it's kinda sad, because occasionally Bagga has something interesting to say, something relevant and stimulating. Then he goes and ruins it with this kind of tripe. He wants us to believe that Y2K will only have a small impact, but he gives himself no credibility whatsoever.

INVAR - my earlier complaint to you about the Bagga Saga was the writing. I found it unamusing and too long. Well, I don't care anymore. You just do whatever disgusting things you can come up with to that old Bagga shit, and enjoy yourself!

-- pshannon (, January 08, 1999.

Thank you pshannon. What plans I have for that sorry sack of parasitic entrails. You haven't read ANYTHING yet.

The Bagga Saga is a great stress reliever. Unlike resorting to all caps screaming about his Neanderthalic rants, and wasting precious energy trying to debunk his moronic and baseless assertions, let's all be creative in our best descriptive wishes for post-Y2K Bagga. It is immensely satisfying, and fun.

EpisodeIII: Return of the Doughnut Troll is in the works.

-- INVAR (, January 08, 1999.

Sorry to bust your bubble, but ALL states were not able to process their unemployment. A friend collects off of Minnesota and they were not able to send out checks last week due to the roll over to 1999. Somehow I don't think Minnesota wanted that published.

-- beckie (, January 08, 1999.

I heard John Koskinen(y2k Czar) talking for about an hour on C-span yesterday(Jan 7). He said those 13 states just underwent "TEMPORARY FIXES." Yup..right from the horses mouth. He also said the military is way behind.

Have a nice day,


-- Dave (, January 08, 1999.

# # # 19990108

Have you noticed that the "horses mouth" is looking more and more like a "candy dish?"

His "tale" is swishing more these days, too! ( LOL! )

Regards, Bob Mangus # # #

-- Robert Mangus (, January 08, 1999.

I heard the temporary fix was to put 12/31/99 as the end-date for the unemployment claimants.

-- Lisa (nosympathy@for.jim), January 08, 1999.

Yes but INVAR, by doing that you end up just like JBD, as Pshannon said your credibility suffers and whatever nuggets of good input you put in gets lost in this senseless war. It takes a lot of maturity and self control to "suffer the fools", of which I'm battling everyday and often slip-up myself with a flame here and there. Some day I hope to reach Hardliner's maturity, wisdom and self-discipline level. This guy is so cool.

-- Chris (, January 08, 1999.

No, no chris, I beg to differ.

My maturity level yes, has something to be desired, and I dare not equate my level to that of Hardliner, however....

Instead of the retarded name-calling and childish instigation that Bagga has to resort to, I have decided to do the same, but on a more intelligent and entertaining manner for all who are frustrated with this mindless Doughnut troll.

It helps stirr our imaginations to mentally picture a Milne scenario. It helps to improve our creative writing abilities. It helps our ability to critique. It showcases humor and stupidity in a parody sense, and it relieves the stress of our frustrations without actually harming anyone. Plus it's fun hitting a bully back in a way he can't respond - don't you think?

I will not, (contrary to your assertion) end up like Bagga Doughnuts. 1: I'm preparing for a worst-case scenario, JIC. 2: I don't resort to childish trashing of intelligent posts, even if I disagree with them. 3: I can care less what folks think of me. I'm not governed by an overwhelming hubris as Bagga is.

Now, Bagga will experience the joy of multiple piercings with sharp bones in soft areas by Barney Frank's Biker Boys....

-- INVAR (, January 08, 1999.

Bah..can't argue with a brain ;-P ;-)

-- Chris (, January 08, 1999.

I am getting sick and tired of hearing all of you doom and gloomers cut down all posts that have stuff that you don't want to hear in it. All i posted was some good new about unemployment being ok, and all that comes in reply is more of the same old s*#t. My wife for the last 2 months has been what you people would call a 'GI'. she has been harassing me, shoving 'proof' that the world will end in my face, and trying to force me to 'prepare'. I don't make a lot of money, but i don't want to spend it all on this stupid s@*t either! She tries to tell me that our daughters will die because of me, and i say that if something happens, it will be because of people like you! Can't you all get that this is not gonna happen? They are trying to scare you into spending money on 'fixes', and i am sick of hearing about it! What i do think will happen will be that if something is going to happen, it will be because of you people scaring everyone! The world has gotten through before, and we will get through this too, people. Now just stop SCARING everyone. I want everything to go back to the way it was before.

-- Jimmy Bagga Doughnuts (, January 09, 1999.

The above post not me.


Have a Nice Day

-- Jimmy Bagga Doughnuts (, January 09, 1999.

Now, Bagga will experience the joy of multiple piercings with sharp bones in soft areas by Barney Frank's Biker Boys....

-- INVAR (, January 08, 1999.

It's gonna be a hoot when Matthew Shepard drives a 4 foot piece of rebar through your brain before you're dispatched to the fires of HELL! BTW I'm through making you famous. You're on your own now Schmucko!

Have a Nice Day

-- Jimmy Bagga Doughnuts (, January 09, 1999.

Episode I

A Stash, A Bible, A Rifle & A Bagga Doughnuts: A Y2K Scenario< /a>

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