A dangerous period, revisited

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In december I posted a message about the dangerous period we were entering. Here in the first parts of April, many of you will agree that the first quarter 99 has been quite strange. Bad, bad stuff hasn't happened yet. Is the work really getting done ? I don't think we are going to make it. So, what do we do ? We keep doing the things we were doing last fall and winter. We prepare. We inform. We encourage others. We report what we see. If anything the world is a more dangerous and instable place than it was a few months ago. Keep preparing and remember to encourage others. Y2k is as dangerous as ever, only closer.

-- reed moore (reed_more@postmaster.co.uk), April 05, 1999


You ain't seen nothing yet. Stay tuned.

-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), April 05, 1999.

yes, and it is *so* tempting to relax. I've had a couple of email answers from my bulk mailing yesterday that were stated to be from technical people. One was quite crude, one was polite. Both felt the problem was *fixed*, and that we hotheads and panic mongerers were now the problem.

I hope the 500 messages I sent out did make a few people do some research on their own. My message was really quite middle of the road, with links to the Senate report and to a brochure about long term prep........ oops, OK. So, not so middle of the road.

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

270 days and counting

-- Jon Williamson (pssomerville@sprintmail.com), April 05, 1999.

There is no good information on:

1) Food supply and distribution in the U.S. I'd feel a lot better if I knew we were Y2KOK in this. However, at this point it seems there is a possibility we will have money in the banks...but no food in the stores. People may go hungry who've never missed a meal in their lives.

2. Water supply systems. Same thing. If lots of people end up drinking non-treated water....we are going to have a lot of extremely sick and possibly dying people around.

Sincerely, Apple

-- Apple (villarta@itsnet.com), April 05, 1999.


Spam is spam is spam is still spam. You should be ashamed of yourself.

Unsolicited bulk email is not welcome no matter how much you think the message is needed. Face it, everyone that sends any kind of bulk email always think that it is worth sending and important.

Please show some courtesy to others on the net and refrain from filling their mailboxes with your propaganda. Don't be a part of the problem!

-- Craig (craig@ccinet.ab.ca), April 05, 1999.


Yes, I probably should. But, compared to the crud I get at work everyday at work, oh, well.

I doubt I will repeat the experiment unless I get at least a few positive followups. It was basically a test.

-- Jon Williamson (pssomerville@sprintmail.com), April 05, 1999.

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