633Fwd: HUMOUR: Windows98 meets The Lord Of The Rings
- Sep 6, 1999
> >Recently one of my friends, a computer wizard, paid me a visit. As we werethat
> >talking I mentioned having recently installed Windows 98 on my PC and
> >am very happy with this operating system. I also showed him the Windows 98
> >CD, to my surprise he threw it into my microwave oven and turned it on.
> >Instantly I got very upset, because the CD had become precious to me, but
> >said, "Do not worry, it is unharmed."
> >After a few minutes he took the CD out, gave it to me and said, "Take a
> >close look at it."
> >To my surprise the CD was quite cold to hold and it seemed to be heavier
> >than before. At first I could not see anything, but then on the inner edge
> >of the central hole I saw an inscription; an inscription finer than
> >I have ever seen before.
> >The inscription shone piercingly bright, and yet remote, as if out of a
> >great depth:
> > 4F6E65204F5320746F2072756C65207468656D20616C6C2C204F6E65204F5320746
> > F2066696E64207468656D2CDA4F6E65204F5320746F206272696E67207468656D20
> > 616C6C20616E6420696E20746865206461726B6E6573732062696E64207468656D
> >"I cannot understand the fiery letters," I said.
> >"No," he said, "but I can. The letters are Hex, of an ancient mode, but
> >language is that of Microsoft, which I shall not utter here. But in common
> >English this is what it says:
> > One OS to rule them all, One OS to find them,
> > One OS to bring them all and in the darkness bind them."
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