A big DGI! Bill Gates Blesses us....

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On the way home from the grocery store I heard the tail end of a 30 second news blurb with a quote from Bill Gates at a recent speaking engagement...

Something like: "There will be no catastrophes as a result of Y2K" I have not researched this. I'm bowing to the research mavens...Anyone know who "the Great One" was speaking to, and why he's such a dunce?

Sheet-flapping...got inquiring minds?

-- Donna Barthuley (moment@pacbell.net), February 26, 1999


hmmm...lets see....has 30 billion dollars in the stock market....survival of his empire depends on y2k being a bump in the road...thinks technology is God...what else?

-- a (a@a.a), February 26, 1999.

But....Yabbutt...(you know..those are the little furry creatures that hop and dash about in the woods),...who was he talking to today that made the news? And how many generators do you think he has running to that palacial digital mansion of his?

Got curiousity????

-- Donna Barthuley (moment@pacbell.net), February 26, 1999.

We get Y2K when we have men with the character of Bill Geeks as our Tech-No-Gods. If this statement is true, Geeks will be drawn and quartered if people perish

-- Y2K Alarmist (paulchri@msn.com), February 26, 1999.

The two big phony Bills have cursed this world. If either His Slickness or the Great TechnoGeek had spoken out in 1996, the world would be so much further ahead. Slick learned about the problem in late 1995 and quickly appreciated its significance. However, he has never been willing to give the people bad news. There was no poll showing that the American people wanted to hear about anything that would hurt their 401-Ks.

The TechnoGeek must have known for years about Y2K. I am sure that he wrote a lot of two-digit code in his earlier days. But fixing Y2K would hurt profits and show him not to be the smartest person who ever lived. In 1997, he held a conference with many of the world's top CEOs. In answer to a question about Y2K, he said that everyone should convert to Microsoft products and it would be a non-event. Which products are those? Windows NT, which is still not compliant?

-- Incredulous (ytt000@aol.com), February 26, 1999.

I think a little humor might be called for here... Enjoy !

-- (someone@somewhere.com), February 27, 1999.

OOOOPPPSSS....let me try that again... here !!!

-- (someone@somewhere.com), February 27, 1999.

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