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Sara Arell

Bill Gates Says.......

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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 Ford had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we

would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon.'

 

In response to Bill 's comments, Ford issued a press release stating:

 

If Ford had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be driving

cars with the following characteristics:

 

1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash.........Twice a day.

 

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 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 to turn the engine off.

 

PS - I 'd like to add that when all else fails, you could call ' customer

service ' in some foreign country and be instructed in some foreign

language how to fix your car yourself!!!!

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roflol This is so funny and there's definately truth behind it. :-)

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:rofl::rofl::rofl:

 

I'm still laughing and laughing especially at #8

 

I love it - TFS Sara!

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I am rolling in the floor laughing. I think I have to send it to some friends. So funny. :roll-on-floor-laughing:

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It was funny the first time I read it and funny again! Especially having just switched to a Mac.

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I think the P.S. is the best. :hit-head-with-hammer:

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LOVE it!!!

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:roll-on-floor-laughing: Thats funny. This is what we end up doing with our computers....:mad-at-computer:

 

Hate to have to do that with my car.

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