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Subject:RE: tee-hee! From:eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 28 May 2004 12:22:13 -0400
Seeing as it's Friday:
A long time ago, in an office full of Macs (with the sounds turned off) we
tricked a coworker.
He was an elderly gentleman with little computer knowledge, his name was
Dave. Do you see where this is going? :)
One evening we turned on only the error noise on his computer and loaded
HAL "Dave, I can't let you do that Dave.".
Took an entire week for him to finally invoke the error noise. After a
brief exclamation, we found him in front of his computer stunned, silent,
and somewhat worried. "How, the **** does the computer know my name?"
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