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    Bill gates Vs GM

    Im aure alot of you have probably read this before, but it made me laugh anyway.

    For all of us who feel only the deepest love and affection
    for the way computers have enhanced our lives, read on. At a
    recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly
    compared the computer industry with the auto industry and
    stated, "If GM had kept up with technology like the computer
    industry has, we would all be driving $25.00 cars that got
    1,000 miles to the gallon."



    In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a
    press release stating: If GM had developed technology like
    Microsoft, we would all be driving cars with the following
    characteristics (and I just love this part):

    1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a
    day.

    2. Every time they repainted the lines in the road,
    you
    would have to buy a new car.

    3. Occasionally your car would die on the freeway for no
    reason. You would have to pull to the side of the road,
    close all of the windows, shut off the car, restart it, and
    reopen the windows before you could continue. For some
    reason you would simply accept this.

    4. Occasionally, executing a maneuver such as a left turn
    would cause your car to shut down and refuse to
    restart, in
    which case you would have to reinstall the engine.

    5. Macintosh would make a car that was powered by the sun,
    reliable, five times as fast and twice as easy to drive --
    but would run on only five percent of the roads.

    6. The oil, water temperature, and alternator warning lights
    would all be replaced by a single "This Car Has Performed An
    Illegal Operation" warning light.


    7. The airbag system would ask "Are you sure?" before
    deploying.

    8. Occasionally, for no reason whatsoever, your car would
    lock you out and refuse to let you in until you
    simultaneously lifted the door handle, turned the key and
    grabbed hold of the radio antenna.

    9. Every time a new car was introduced car buyers would have
    to learn how to drive all over again because none of
    the
    controls would operate in the same manner as the old car.

    10. You'd have to press the "Start" button to turn the
    engine off.

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    Fantastic

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    Hilarious!

    Chris

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    Oi Mark - better change that sig since you're now flogging cars! :P

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    Funny for sure; but it wasn't a recent COMDEX at all. That joke is older that some hills!

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    This any better for you Craig?

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    Re: Bill gates Vs GM

    It'll do i suppose - anyway, cant stay, gotta go and try to install this KS3ICT Pilot stuff

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