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June 24th, 2002

A joke [Jun. 24th, 2002|08:10 am]
Peter Sheil
A college professor is explaining to his class that pleasure
is a mental state, and that many people overlook the things
they already have.
Erm ... it is a bit crude, you have been warned :)Collapse )
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Quotes of the day [Jun. 24th, 2002|08:16 am]
Peter Sheil
These ones had me laughing - a good start for a Monday morning, especially since I left my plastic mug of coffee (for the drive in to work) in the kitchen at home. Grrrr. Still it is getting better as I wake up and the caffine gets into the blood stream.

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)

'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Life is a zoo in a jungle.
Peter De Vries

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Matt Groening, "Life in Hell"
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A joke [Jun. 24th, 2002|08:39 am]
Peter Sheil
I was trying to get my seventh-grade history class to under-
stand how the Indians must have felt when they first
encountered the Spanish explorers. "How would you feel,"
I asked, "if someone showed up on your doorstep who looked
very different, spoke a strange language and wore unusual
clothes? Wouldn't you be a bit scared?"

"Nah," one boy answered, "I'd just figure it was my sister's
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You what??? [Jun. 24th, 2002|09:33 am]
Peter Sheil
While checking for updates to Windows 2000 after Service Pack 2 I saw the following error fix

"Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords"

Now that is a serious password security policy :)
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