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Re: Fwd: HUMOUR: Windows98 meets The Lord Of The Rings

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  • Juliet Blosser
    Thanks! My husband and I had a good laugh at that. :)
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 6, 1999
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      Thanks! My husband and I had a good laugh at that. :)
    • Paul F. Labaki
      Good for a chuckle, but, like the one ring to Bombadil, the on os has no power over those of us who [sic] think different. Three cheers for mac os Paul
      Message 2 of 4 , Sep 8, 1999
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        Good for a chuckle, but, like the one ring to Bombadil, the on os has no
        power over those of us who [sic] "think different." Three cheers for mac os

        Paul Labaki

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        >From: Stolzi@...
        >To: mythsoc@onelist.com
        >Subject: [mythsoc] Fwd: HUMOUR: Windows98 meets The Lord Of The Rings
        >Date: Mon, Sep 6, 1999, 12:19 PM
        >

        >
        >> >Recently one of my friends, a computer wizard, paid me a visit. As we were
        >> >talking I mentioned having recently installed Windows 98 on my PC and
        > that
        >> I
        >> >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
        >> he
        >> >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
        >> anything
        >> >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
        > the
        >> >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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