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Let's poke fun at Microsoft

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posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 01:05 AM
My sister sent me this, I found it hysterical and thought I'd share

"At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared
the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "'If GM had
kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all
be driving $25.00 cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon.'

In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a press release

If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be
driving cars with the following

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. "

Raise your hand if you hate PC's!
*raises hand*


posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 01:41 AM

for that!

Thanks for the laugh...

Edit to Add...

Seems they forgot one...

Out of the clear blue (pun intended) a blue windhield would pop up, obscuring the view, no controls would work until the car was restarted. But often times the blue windshield would reappear upon starting the car. In that case most likely the transmission or some other component of the car had decided it was not compatible with the engine, although it had been working flawlessly all of this time. Apparently a recent oil change (to an unsigned brand) had caused this error to crop up.

[edit on 7/14/07 by Mechanic 32]

posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 04:42 AM
Here's the definition of Microsoft Windows:

Windows [n.] - A thirty-two bit extension and GUI shell to a sixteen bit patch to an eight bit operating system originally coded for a four bit microprocessor and sold by a two-bit company that can't stand one bit of competition.

posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 06:41 AM
LM (little monkey) AO

Mech - Tell me about it! Today it's the darn printer.

DJ - Not so keen on windows then?

Why windows? There made of glass and break when you headbutt them! Time for some rebranding me thinks!

posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 07:25 PM
Id drive Linux....
It's faster then every other OScar. Although it isn't the easiest to drive, it's more reliable, better at what it does as long as you are.
It's not compatible with M$ roads but, theres better, smoother linux roads... of course I could just wine them.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 07:42 PM

BTW, my car also turns into a cube and spins around!

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