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HAHAHA Made ya' LOOK AGAIN
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 07, 1999
You're going goofy on us.
Hold it together. We need you.
-- mabel (email@example.com), March 07, 1999.
It should be obvious to everyone that these aren't from Diane.
-- Ned (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 07, 1999.
The trolls are strolling again.
However, since it want's to start something, I did just catch this ...
Big Glitch at Nuclear Plant Shows Perils of Y2K Tests
Mar 07 3:08 AM EST
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa.In a sterile room filled with rows of hulking 1960s- era mainframes, complete with panels of blinking red and green lights, a half-dozen technicians at the massive nuclear power plant here set out early last month to test whether one of the facility's critical computer units would understand the year 2000. It was supposed to be a prosaic affair.
For the rest of the story, because I cant slap it here ...
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), March 07, 1999.
Why don't you just use your real name and the take the credit for it? But then again, who cares who gives the information, as long as it can be validated. Thanks Diane, or whoever you are.
-- Infomaniac (Infomaniac@infomaniac.com), March 07, 1999.
Info - there's two "Diane's" here - one (the troll) who posted a piece of trash up on the board simply to irritate people. The second, who responded, and placed an actual link so people who "looked" would have something worthwhile to look at.
Since we can't "fingerprint" ASCII input - and would not want the government to in any case - you'll have to read things carefully as long as trolls (officially paid or simply malicious) show up. Like old time Morse code operators - you'll find out you can identify people by their process and habits - until I ever actually stop and spell check things that is.
-- Robert A. Cook, P.E. (Kennesaw, GA) (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 07, 1999.