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From Jens K├╝hnberger <Kuehnber...@web.de>
Subject Re: [FRIDAY] WINDOWS 2000 TEXAS EDITION
Date Fri, 20 Sep 2002 17:26:19 GMT
I saw a similar product in australia

Jens

James Mitchell wrote:
> I can't believe I fell victim to that guy in trench coat selling Win2k for
> $5...
> 
> 
>  --------------------------------------------
>  Dear Consumers:
> 
>  It has come to our attention that a few copies of the WINDOWS 2000 TEXAS
>  EDITION may have
>  accidentally been shipped outside of the state of Texas.
> 
>  If you have one of these, you may need some help understanding the
>  commands.
> 
>  The TEXAS EDITION may be recognized by the unique opening screen.
>  It reads:
> 
>  WINDERS 2000, with a background picture of Willie Nelson superimposed
>  on the Alamo.
> 
>  Please also note:
> 
>  The Recycle Bin is labeled "Outhouse"
>  My Computer is called "This Dern Contraption"
>  Dial Up Networking is called "Good Ol' Boys"
>  Control Panel is known as "The Dashboard"
>  Hard Drive is referred to as "4-Wheel Drive"
>  Floppies are "Them little ol' plastic thangs"
>  Instead of an error message, "Duct tape" pops up
> 
>  CHANGES IN TERMINOLOGY IN TEXAS EDITION:
>  Cancel.............stopdat
>  Reset...............try'er agin
>  Yes..................yep
>  No....................nope
>  Find..................hunt fer it
>  Go to................over yonder
>  Back.................back yonder
>  Help..................hep me out here
>  Stop..................kwitit
>  Start..................crank'er up
>  Settings.............settins
>  Programs...........stuff at duz stuff
>  Documents.........stuff ah done did
> 
>  Also note that theTEXAS EDITION does not recognize capital letters or
>  punctuation marks.
> 
>  Some programs that are exclusive to WINDERS 2000:
> 
>  Tiperiter.....................a word processing program
>  Colerin' Book..............a graphics program
>  Cyferin' mersheen.......calculator
>  Outhouse paper..........notepad
>  Inner-net.....................Microsoft Explorer 5.0
>  Pitchers......................a graphics viewer
> 
>  We regret any inconvenience it may have caused if you received a copy of
>  the TEXAS EDITION.
>  You may return it to Microsoft for a replacement version.
> 
>  I hope this helps all ya'll!
> 
>  Billy Bob Gates
>  --------------------------------------------
> 
> James Mitchell
> Software Engineer\Struts Evangelist
> Struts-Atlanta, the "Open Minded Developer Network"
> http://www.open-tools.org/struts-atlanta
> 
> 
> 
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