gov't lies/selective news coverage : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Some weeks ago, there was a posting, I don't know where, that I read concerning INDONESIA sliding into a worse chaos than even before. They said that that was why they were having a shortage of inkjet printer cartridges here in stock, since almost all brands are made there!

Now I cannot vouch for the veracity of that, but I just happened to order a whack of spare cartridges for my EPSON in August, and got them on time and at a very good price.

Guess what, boys and girls? I just re-checked the site, and my cartridge went from 8.50 to 14.25 now, just 6 weeks later! The colour one increased by the same %.

So why is none of what's happening there covered in the news??? The site is

-- profit_of_doom (, October 14, 1999


The gubmint be lying to the po working man cuz the poor working stiff is not smart enuf to relize that the price of printer go up 45% in 6 months.

-- profit of fear (fear@tbomb.2000), October 14, 1999.

Profbit o' feeya:

yu's betta kwit wurryin' 'bout dem dang cotrijiz' an git yo behin ta skoo' so's yeh kin loin sem enunsyashin......yu's gittin' hodda 'n hodda ta ennerstan', lawdy, lawdy.......

-- profit margin (marginalspeech@habit.s), October 15, 1999.

Profro Margrine, Edshicashun is mofo-rated. You dun numbudy wrong.

-- Profits and Losses (dumb@thread.thisone), October 15, 1999.

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