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DragonCustoms
February 22nd, 2007, 04:35 AM
If this (or similar) was previosly posted, I apologize. But I only saw this today, and I LMFAO!!! :happy9:

"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....on a regular basis.


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, was
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 d 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 before you could turn the engine off.

ahm
February 22nd, 2007, 07:27 AM
That joke is so old, it's practically "vintage".
http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/autos.asp

NathanAllan
February 22nd, 2007, 08:00 AM
Vintage, but timeless! Now introducing the Vista GT! The 3-D windows hang only twice as much! Bigger engine! More power! When you need to turn in any direction the security advisor asks if you want to Allow or Deny(love that Mac commercial!)

DragonCustoms
February 22nd, 2007, 11:12 AM
Vintage, but timeless! Now introducing the Vista GT! The 3-D windows hang only twice as much! Bigger engine! More power! When you need to turn in any direction the security advisor asks if you want to Allow or Deny(love that Mac commercial!)

HA! I love that commecial!

"You have come to a sad realization, Allow or Deny"
"allow...":happy9:

Mike Chambers
March 24th, 2007, 09:54 AM
Vintage, but timeless! Now introducing the Vista GT! The 3-D windows hang only twice as much! Bigger engine! More power! When you need to turn in any direction the security advisor asks if you want to Allow or Deny(love that Mac commercial!)

lol

i think the "Vista GT" car would require a 4x more powerful engine, but still be half the speed of the previous model "XP Cruiser"

CP/M User
March 24th, 2007, 11:04 PM
Yep that's been past me a few times - it's great from a CP/M User perspective!