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Drop-box system being formed in case Y2K knocks out foreigners' phones
The embassy planned to send its staff's family members out of the country over the New Year's period, and urged the estimated 10,000 American citizens living in Russia to leave in case the "millennium bug'' caused havoc. The bug threatens to shut down or cause a malfunction in computers that cannot recognize the year 2000 on their internal clocks.
-- Pete (email@example.com), November 16, 1999
"Deep down inside, I hope a lot of people go home,'' the U.S. diplomat said on condition of anonymity...."
They couldn't pay me to be there.
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 16, 1999.
Imagine the life of the few hundred million people who have no choice but to live there...
-- PNG (email@example.com), November 16, 1999.