y2k test causes sewage spill, the crap has hit the fan. The odor will go around the worldgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
On the Drudge report y2k test caused a major sewage leak. They wont be able to cover the stink of the y2k coverup for very much longer. The y2k coverup stinks and I think this news is an approiate way to expose the danger of what were facing. Govt officials take notice our families are at risk.
-- y2k aware mike (y2k aware mike @ conservation .com), June 17, 1999
Mike, do you have a link?
Was it a "test" or a real, live, failure? Is it due to an embedded system?
-- Michael Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 17, 1999.
heeheeeheeee, we fed that VERY TRUE report to Drudge early this morning.
Y2K Test Fails - 4 million gallons of sewage escapes
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-- Ashton & Leska in Cascadia (email@example.com), June 17, 1999.
That's my favourite site.....where they talk at length about the different ways to remove silt from waterways........uh.......
hmmm.....sorry, that's the Dredge Report..........my mistake.....
-- Craig (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 17, 1999.
Golly by Polly! One Y2k test caused a spill in one location!
By illogical extension, and panic-mongering/advertising/survivalist marketing logic;
that must mean that this will happen everywhere, all over the world!
In a related incident, there was a fatal car accident about ten miles down the road from where I live today.
You folks better not get in your cars for a while: since it happened where I live, it's going to happen where you live, too. No doubt about it. There will be no safe cars from henceforth.
-- Chicken Little (email@example.com), June 17, 1999.
According to "polly logic", EVERY Y2K failure is an "isolated incident". So, if we end up having a MILLION of them, well, it's not like that's SIGNIFICANT or anything....
Got preps done yet?
-- Dennis (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 17, 1999.
So okay Dennis,
where are your million spills?
-- Chicken Little (email@example.com), June 18, 1999.
A brain the size of a planet.
-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), June 18, 1999.
Where are they? Tick... Tick... Tick... Hang around; you'll see. But according to polly logic, it STILL wouldn't be significant....
(and it's not a million SPILLS; it's a million INCIDENTS - of various kinds)
-- Dennis (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 18, 1999.
I think that by extension we can expect that this CAN happen, and MAY happen.
Just like with the car accident. It CAN happen elsewhere, and it MAY happen elsewhere.
One difference worth noting is, we HAVE statistics relating to cars and accidents, but NONE for y2k. y2k is an unknown by comparison to car accidents.
Now, who wants a drumstick?
-- J (email@example.com), June 18, 1999.
Will someone post the URL, please?
It is my understanding they were testing a Y2k SCENARIO where there is power failure, and a gate/valve malfunctioned.
This wasn't a Y2k failure in and of itself, as it would have happened anyway if they lost power for any reason, Y2k or not.
-- JAW (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 19, 1999.
Ashton & Leska posted the link above.
mb in NC
-- mb (email@example.com), June 19, 1999.
Hey Ashton and Leska!!
We still on for lunch tommorrow, I'm at 3000' and starting to get excited! (%> Jumpmaster says "thumbsup!!"
For those above that have such a short thingy (read memory or ??)
file:///D|/y2k_fstamps.htm They just can't wait for 1/3/00!!
Overheard at the food stamp office "i'm goinna git me one of those I/2000 e, BM's with my check in JANrary.
-- Michael (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 19, 1999.
What, Michael, what color is your parachute?
Shoot, check your eMail quick! Lunch a total Go Yes! but there's a slight change of plans |:-|
We're happy too! Today's glorious and we're getting a lot done! Wheeheee, pack it up, pack it in, organize, label, prepare prepare prepare ;^)
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-- Ashton & Leska in Cascadia (email@example.com), June 19, 1999.