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Re: You think Y2K is a problem?!?!



Mike-
This is a catastrophe of biblical proportions. What are we going to do?

"Michael P. Olbrisch" wrote:

> Experts warned today of a new and deadly threat to our beleaguered
> civilization:  the 100GB Bug.
> As most people know, McDonald's restaurant signs show the number of
> hamburgers the giant chain has sold.  That number now stands at 99 billion
> burgers, or 99 Gigaburgers (GB). Within months or even weeks, that number
> will roll over to 100GB.  McDonald's signs, however, were designed years
> ago, when the prospect of selling one hundred billion hamburgers seemed
> unthinkably remote. So the signs have only two numeric places.  This means
> that, after the sale of the 100 billionth burger, McDonald's signs will read
> "00 Billion Burgers Sold."  This, experts predict, will convince the public
> that, in over thirty years, no McDonald's hamburgers have ever in fact been
> sold, causing a complete collapse of consumer confidence in McDonald's
> products.
> The ensuing catastrophic drop in sales is seen as almost certain to force
> the already-troubled company into bankruptcy.  This, in turn, will push the
> teetering American economy over the brink, which, finally, will complete the
> total devastation of the global economy, ending civilization as we know it,
> and forcing us all to live on beetles.
> "The people who know-the sign-makers-are really scared of 100GB", one expert
> said.  "I don't know about you, but I'm digging up a copy of THE FIELD GUIDE
> TO NORTH AMERICAN INSECTS and heading for the hills."
>
> Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
> kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
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> The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.
>
> In America, Anyone Can Be President.
> That's One of the Risks You Take.
>
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