I need some clever Y2K slogans/jokes/quotes

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They moved some desks around at work and there is now an unused whiteboard where everyone can see it. Now it is a law of nature that a blank whiteboard cannot stay blank, it MUST be filled with jokes, political slogans, etc.

I work later than anyone else so I can write whatever I want there and everyone will see it the next morning. Got any catchy slogans or thought-provoking (or just plain silly) sayings about Y2K?

I started today with.

"Say Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering ?"

"Uh, I think so, Brain. But how are we going to get all those computers to fail all at once?"

-- biker (y2kbiker@worldnet.att.net), August 03, 1999


"Y2K, it's not just for breakfast anymore!"

-- OddOne (mocklamer_1999@yahoo.com), August 03, 1999.

Got Water?

-- Carl (clilly@goentre.com), August 03, 1999.

"Whatever does not kill us makes us stronger"


I am not sure if I spelled nieztche right, and I apologise if it comes from somewhat a somewhat suspect moral source. Nevertheless, it is still true.

-- scared sh**less (nottellingyou@now.com), August 03, 1999.

In October 1999 some students filming a documentary about y2k vanished....

a year later their footage was found..... in the ashes....

-- SuperLurker (slfsl@yahoo.com), August 03, 1999.

Kick *ss quote from TBWP, SuperLurker...btw, have you seen the movie, it scared me sh**less....

-- scared sh**less (nottellingyou@now.com), August 03, 1999.

"We shall all become millionaires tomorrow, because we can dream of tomorrow which never comes."

-- sensitive (sensitive@sensitive.com), August 04, 1999.

The *how many computers does it take to* approach offers a ton of reality type questions. Seed=bread, well=gas in the tank. Get 'em thinkin and have fun.

-- Carlos (riffraff1@cybertime.net), August 04, 1999.

Y2K....the biggest event since RAIN! Y2K.... is only a problem if you like to eat! Y2K.... got batteries? Y2K.... where will "you" be working in Feb. 2000? Y2K.... sometimes you feel like a NUT, sometimes you don't! Y2K.... Good leaders are scarce, so I'm following myself!

-- rob (rgt350@aol.com), August 04, 1999.

Maybe you could post some articles from CNN or some worthy source instead of or along with the silly statements. Maybe a prep list or two. If you just make jokes about it, who is going to take it seriously and prepare? Wouldn't that be better than encouraging these folks on thinkin that Y2K is all a big hoax? Take care. Grant.

-- Grant (gmstewart@hotmail.com), August 04, 1999.

Or maybe just a whole truckload of quotes from John Koskin (sp?) and some other experts along with the dates and sh*t like that. If the reports are too long to read they probably won't be. Ya know. Just a thought.

-- Grant (gmstewart@hotmail.com), August 04, 1999.

A joke for your board: Did you hear that they've solved the Y2K problem? Just buy some Y2KY Jelly - it allows you to insert 4 digits instead of 2.

-- Y2KGardener (gardens@bigisland.net), August 04, 1999.

HEH HEH HEH Now I have to say Y2KGardener...that was a real kneeslapper. LOL

-- Grant (gmstewart@hotmail.com), August 04, 1999.

I like the Y2K Jelly one...now that was funny!

-- firstsmiletoday (firstsmiletoday@firstsmiletoday.com), August 04, 1999.

Y2K = Year 2-oh-uh-oh

-- A (A@AisA.com), August 04, 1999.





-- Linkmeister (link@librarian.edu), August 04, 1999.

y2k ready (not)

y2k Got christ

y2k fixed (not)

millenium bug have you got your anthrax shots yet

y2k (got potasium iodine)

y2k do ya feel lucky

y2k fix yea I didnt inhale

y2k got seed

y2k and they didnt believe adolf hitler was bad either.

y2k hope for peace

y2k encourage hope

y2k seeing they will not see, hearing they will not hear

y2k got light

y2k got gas

if 911 and the electric were out how safe would you feel (Got y2k)

-- y2k aware mike (y2k aware mike @ conservation . com), August 04, 1999.

I used to be lysdexic but I'm Y2KO Now

maybe more so later....

-- Forrest Covington (theforrest@mindspring.com), August 04, 1999.

"It's far too late, and things are far too bad, for pessimism." -- Dee Hock, Founder, Visa International (regarding Y2K).

Not necessarily "y2k", but some that I like:

"You can have it done right-- you can have it done cheap-- you can have it done fast. Pick any two."

"For any given complex, expensive, time-consuming problem there exists at least one simple, cheap, easy wrong answer."

"That's not a bug... that's a feature. "

About computers: "And in just 1/1000th of a second, it can compound the programmer's error 1,278,320 times !! "

"Edmund Hillary, widely thought to be the 1st person to reach the top of Mount Everest (in 1953), on being informed in 1999 that George Mallory might have reached the summit in 1924 but frozen to death on the way back: "Getting to the BOTTOM is an important part, too.""

"I have not yet begun to procrastinate."

"Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." -- Mark Twain

"Sure it's always darkest before the dawn, but it's always the brightest just before the sun goes nova."

"The fundamental rule of analysis: Always ask "Compared to what?""

Hanlon's razor: "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."

"Never speak in absolutes -- it will always cause trouble."

"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true."

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. "

"It's impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious!" -- Henry David Thoreau

"It is better to keep silent and let someone think you a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."

"For every credibility gap there is a gullibility fill. "

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

-- winter wondering (winterwondering@yahoo.com), August 04, 1999.

Microsoft has announced that the long awaited release of Windows 2000 has been delayed due to a technical problem. It is now expected to be released in the 3rd quarter of 1900.

-- Bob (bob@bob.bob), August 04, 1999.

" Y2K is like a box of Chocolates! "

" You never know what you are going to get! "

-- Carlie (carlie_scott@yahoo.com), August 04, 1999.

Y2K Never before in history have so many human beings trusted that so many other human beings won't screw up!

Y2K The whole world in "slow motion."

-- Karen (barbinst@wcta.net), August 04, 1999.

Y2K is just a code sore

Y2K "ready" - close enough for government work

-- Brooks (brooksbie@hotmail.com), August 04, 1999.

Common sense is Y2K compliant.

-- Randolph (dinosaur@williams-net.com), August 04, 1999.

I don't care if it is Y2K. I want my morning coffee.

-- (fool@notfunny.com), August 04, 1999.

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