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GEEKS: Year 2000 Problems



Year 2000 Problems


9. "99 Bottles of Beer" song gets stuck in an infinite loop

8. At the stroke of midnight on 12/31/1999, Windows 99* turns 
back into DOS 1.0; the Pentium* V turns back into an 8088, 
and the Handsome User is left holding a beautiful glass mouse.

7. Internet Movie Database now lists "1901: A Space Odyssey"

6. Bob Dole's age erroneously listed with only two digits.

5. Sales of Coca-Cola(tm) jump drastically after original 
cocaine-laden formula becomes legal again.

4. Software engineers point out that since computers think 
it's almost 1900, we technically have to "party like it's 
1899" (which, frankly, doesn't seem like that much fun).

3. Microsoft(tm) declares the year 1900 to be the new 
standard of the "Gatesian" Calendar.

2. Using a computerized adoption service, Michael Jackson 
mistakenly takes home some octogenarians.

1. Unexpected demand for COBOL programmers results in 
severe personnel shortage at McDonald's(tm) restaurants