Here's something that may rattle a few cages : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Just an idea....

Whenever you go to those community type meetings where city, town, community, leadership stresses how everything will be fine, and there's no need to prepare etc, etc.

Take a camera, and take their picture!

Ask them to specifically state their position and take notes as to their name, statements, etc.

You will then have a visual record of these folks....for future reference, should you meet them on the street, in a breadline, or any other post y2k scenario.

If nothing will scare the sh*t out of them that someone is taking their picture, and taking notes on everything they say!

-- Jericho (, November 07, 1999


...or, the sane at those meetings could take pictures of the Doomers - so that when the inevitable BIR occurrs, we can post them around town as an object of ridicule...

-- Y2K Pro (, November 07, 1999.

Interesting idea(s). Might get your butt(s) kicked a few times, though. [Sitting back patiently and whistling to myself, waiting for the inevetable pictures of monkeys to be posted...]

-- I'm Here, I'm There (I'm Everywhere@so.beware), November 07, 1999.

If those who prepare are ridiculed, I expect to have a lot of good company.

-- A Avg. Joe (, November 07, 1999.

What a web we've weaved, this takes the cake, I can't wait till new years to see what happen's. To me not many seem to care, but more are preparing than we think. Just because of stuff like this picture taking thing among other things is why people are preparing in secret. That way it's a no lose situation for them. Time will tell, me personally think it's all or nothing in this y2k game...Tic - Toc

-- Rooster (, November 07, 1999.

This is sick, taking pictures so you can show them in the bread line. Come on guys, get a grip. This is not about them vs. us, but rather all of us together. Some DGIs will have special skills that we who have prepared will need. Remember, we are all the same family of God.

-- chicken farmer (chicken-farmer@, November 07, 1999.

Our "Community Conversation" was videotaped by the local cable station. It was then aired twice a week for the month of October. And, yes, I was there asking difficult questions. I wonder when "they" will come to get me. The meeting was the typical scripted slop but what I was surprized at was the report on the local paper the next day. The reporter vastly outdid the meeting panel on "feel good" stuff (hard to believe, I know). Or maybe, he went to a different meeting than I did.

-- Evelyn (, November 07, 1999.

In Cascadia there is a certain prolific videotaper lady who has multiple burrs prodding her. She goes around videotaping all Y2K meetings (that are open to the public anyway ;) and making a rather big show of it, also asking very pointed questions. This lady has instigated some progress and accountability in these parts. Good for her! She's sorta insane but it has worked wonders with the nervous officials, and even been given credibility in the newspaper.

Recordings are potent tools.

-- Ashton & Leska in Cascadia (, November 07, 1999.

So y2kpro, your saying that STOCKING UP ON FOOD is INSANE?!!? Trying to protect myself from the unknown id madness?!? What's common sense to you then?!? Is it having nothing on hand, consuming more than you have, being in debt past over your head?!? Only recently have these things become common, and they are insane, as is our entire culture! A few of us can see the handwriting on the wall and are trying to prevent the mass suffering of others, and you ridicule us as raving lunatics!?! We see that our president is a corrupt, dirty scum, and a traitor, and we are mocked! Damn you to hell y2kpro, may you end your worthless existance in horrid agony, in tortured misery, you traitor! I HOLD YOU AND THOSE LIKE YOU TO BLAME!! May you be betrayed by those you so admire and die a tortured death!!!!!! Here's a big suprise pro, Freedom is NOT slavery!!!!!!! Wake up and smell the bul,l sh*t, or die slowly!!

-- Crono (, November 07, 1999.

Damn it pro, you sure know how to rattle my cage... You REALLY piss me off... I suppect that if I ever met you, I'd hurt you badly.... Sorry about my prevous rant, but people are fools....

-- Crono (, November 07, 1999.

---i think nailing the minimalists and the governmental and business "leaders" on videotape is an OUTSTANDING idea. Post crash, you certainly want to be able to replace those bozos with folks who have the ability to look ahead and have their communities best interest at heart. It's been my experience that most small towns are run by a handful of old money--the same d00ds keep getting elected, and a lot of apathy sets in. These are the MOST DANGEROUS politicians there are, because their antics effect you immediatly. Usualy they have the local cop-dom completely buffaloed as well, and use them as a private enforcer arm for their money making and power holding schemes. Like i said, I can afford to be wrong, anyone may laugh all they want, but I don't wish to be "lead" by any folks who let their community down. My sincerest hope is that if there's a big crash that not a politician in office makes it back into office. I want the whole corrupt shootin match OUT! I think there's probably less than a dozen folks in congress who have any sort of intelligence or ethics left, and that number is probably generous. Everyone will have a chance to be a leader, the time to start is now- or last year-and the big magilla is to NOT BE AFRAID. If all anyone wants to do is save their own measly skin, well, good luck...there's a LOT more to do than that....our country is about more than whether or not you have electricity 24/7. that isn't as important as those little gems of wisdom in the constitution. this is what's really at risk now. live free or fight harder zog

-- zog (, November 07, 1999.


Y2kpro. What an arrogant F#$k. And a non-spelling F%*k as well.

-- cavscout (whowillget@the.biggersurprise?), November 07, 1999.


Y2K Pro is a female. Would you hurt a sassy DGI female?

-- Randolph (, November 07, 1999.

Y2K "pro" is female???

Wow, would never have guessed that! I've never known a female to be so antagonistic and competitive.

Must be a dike.

-- Hawk (flyin@high.again), November 07, 1999.

Ah..nailing Clinton on tape was an apparent waste of time-and tape.

-- Mike Lang (, November 07, 1999.

A dike? What does Pro have to do with holding back water?

A least learn to spell if you're going to be a bigoted homophobic jerk.

-- Ellen's girlfriend (, November 07, 1999.

Y2k pro has ambiguous genetalia, PMS, and his/her/it's small stature (4'2") has produced an inferiority complex for which it compensates by dropping snide, insulting remarks on Y2k forums.

Pity the poor thing.

-- Dr. Polymorph (, November 07, 1999.

i think y2k pro should get an award ...


anyone want to vote?

-- lou (, November 07, 1999.

Chicken Farmer: It IS about "them vs. us" -- or to put it in more personal terms -- the clueless and stupid vs. me. The sheer weight of all the a*holes is dragging me down and I'm pissed. F* 'em.

-- A (, November 07, 1999.

Oh, I see Dr. Polymorph, Y2K Pro is really a hermaphrodite. That's good to know, because now when I tell him/her to "go f**k yourself", he/she can actually do it!

-- Hawk (flyin@high.again), November 07, 1999.

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