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

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  • 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 1 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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