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Little Vader
11-27-1999, 12:27 AM
Meltdown? I think not. The world will come to an end? Sure, whatever.

Here is my thesis on the millenium.

Ok, its over.

The real purpose of this post was to get some opinions on the Y2K problem. Plese respond!

Thank you:

ZORK 3213, GRAND MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE & ALL THAT EXSITS ON EARTH TODAY AS WE KNOW IT, SUPREME RULER OF EVERYTHING THAT HAS A BRAIN.

Uhh, howver, there is a ruler of those who have no brains. And he is me, the "Supreme Ruler Golothalith."

Once at work, I told everbody I was Supreme Ruler Golathalith... usually i would get fired, but I am the manbager and chief boss.

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Conor
11-27-1999, 02:53 AM
I am going to go out into the range of extreme ideas surrounding Y2K and say definitively...nothing will happen. Maybe some guy filling out his taxes on quicken will have to reset the year to 2000, but I have a hunch absolutely nothing is going to happen.

I am probably going to give Y2K the figurative finger and sleep right through it.

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Right is right even if nobody is doing it, and wrong is wrong even if everybody is doing it.
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Little Vader
11-27-1999, 09:57 AM
Good point, Conor!

Nute Gunray
11-27-1999, 02:24 PM
Global thermonuclear war?
http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/stormer82/Starbase/nuke2.gif

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Lt Guilo
11-27-1999, 03:43 PM
Sure, why not?

Makes about as much sense as the notion that a few credit cards here and there suddenly turning up bust, and a few PCs whose owners would have to be IMO amongst the most dense specimens of humanity if they really were somehow, after the way EVERYBODY has been milking this thing for far too long now, by some miracle of ignorance and relative impossibility, unaware of this "anomaly's" approaching H-hour and (as the doomsaying pundits have long predicted) caught with their virtual pants down, so to speak, is going to send the nations of the Earth into a global panic and cause a worldwide shortage of foodstuffs and other such necessary mainstay items due to everybody's paranoid buying frenzy, preparing for some kind of horrid, unspeakable cataclysm....

I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Which would be what's known as "sarcasm", in case anyone here took me seriously about that last part. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif

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"...I was never here, fool."

rebel_jediknight
11-27-1999, 05:09 PM
Guilo!!! Is it really you?

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What- You think you're some kind of Jedi, waving your hand around like that?
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We're doomed!

Nute Gunray
11-27-1999, 06:42 PM
That post will spawn my new sig.

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Little Vader
11-27-1999, 09:00 PM
The Year 2000 is simply the Year 2000, and nothing can change that. We go through many years, 2000 of them to be exact. So why the fuss about the Year 2000? The Year 1000 was about 1000 years ago, and nobody had a big party or anything. In fact, very few countries used the same calender. There was the Romans, the Chinese, the Indians... and they all used different calenders. Perhaps we are celebrating because of a simple computer bug that can be fixed? The world will not come to an end on January 1st, 2000. Any comments?

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BatMan
11-28-1999, 05:13 PM
Has anyone actually stopped to consider the fact that the "New Millenium" will not begin until January 1st 2001?

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Nute Gunray
11-28-1999, 05:22 PM
Yes.

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Lt Cracken
11-28-1999, 07:03 PM
The COmputer Armegeddon will happen on 2000. If that happens. In fact, I'm getting my Central Nervous System checked for Y2k in the next few days!! http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif
(Joke)
But...... what if our nervous systems AREN'T Y2k complient? (another joke.)

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Even if you dodge this, Kakarotto,
THIS PLANET'S GOING UP IN SMOKE!!
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Little Vader
11-28-1999, 09:38 PM
Sorry, Lt, but that was more of a pun than a joke.

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"And, your point is..."

Nute Gunray
11-29-1999, 12:35 PM
I have a Tandy 1000 that will survive as long as it isn't running at the rollover.

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Lt Guilo
11-30-1999, 05:50 PM
Really? A Tandy???

I guess it's really true what they say about cockroaches and post-nuclear holocaust survival!!! >XD

Sorry, Nute, I just couldn't resist. Love your sig, brother!!! http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif

(BTW - yes, rebel_jediknight, it's really me.)

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[This message has been edited by Lt Guilo (edited November 30, 1999).]

Little Vader
11-30-1999, 07:15 PM
If the world DID come to an end...

Lujayne
11-30-1999, 07:32 PM
...we'd all be dead so it wouldn't matter.
--L.

Imladil
12-01-1999, 04:51 AM
Y2K.

Here is my serious opinion on Y2K. When I was a kid during the eighties, I was afraid of the whole end of civilization trip...scared by the prophecies, like most of us. It cast a shadow over most of my young adulthood, a constant sense of "this may all be in vain." Many of my generation own weapons and emergency supplies just because of this, and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't one.

However. I became a mystic along the way, and delved into study of prophecy, the occult and meditation. Between what I learned from my studies and many, many hours of quiet contemplation under God's (I believe, anyway http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif) gentle tutelage, I came to understand some things about this question of fate, and reality as a whole. First and foremost, the future IS NOT set in stone...influences are, and factors, but the point of time we call the present is determined by our current action of making choices. As conscious beings, we have the unique gift of CHOOSING our own destiny...and our choices then become intertwined in the quantum universe, forming what we think of as reality.

To sum it all up...because I'm probably wandering farther than most care to follow http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif...we are not doomed. Don't get me wrong--ours is a perilous and horrifying world. There are nuclear weapons the size of a suitcase that could be smuggled anywhere, and environmental dangers that threaten all life on Earth. But WE make the choices that can cause or prevent all of this.

And we can all take comfort in knowing that whatever happens, it is how the universe is supposed to unfold. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif

As for the prophecies...was Nostradamus foreseeing the end of the world or the release of the sci-fi film Independence Day? Would he have known the difference?

So relax. Live a long life, be happy and choose the joyful future. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif


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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

--Imladil the Noisy

"What does this button--?" SCHOOOMP!

--Little Jimmy

Conor
12-01-1999, 04:38 PM
I saw on a prophecy show that, of all 130 of Nostradomus' prophecies that mention 2 or more of a date, place, or name, 130 were wrong. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif

I believe we determine what our future would be, but God knows what we will choose. He knows what is going to happen now and forever, but allows us to do things He would rather we didn't. After all, the Church has always taught that Mary could have said no, but she didn't, and God became man.

OF course we are not doomed. God is with us until the moment we die, waiting for us to accept Him. Nuclear war can't seperate us from God, only we can do that.

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Right is right even if nobody is doing it, and wrong is wrong even if everybody is doing it.
-St. Augustine

Lt Guilo
12-02-1999, 04:25 PM
Right, but nuclear war <u>can</u> certainly interfere with everybody's plans, do you not agree? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif

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Nute Gunray
12-02-1999, 04:54 PM
NuDet's over our cities and industrial centers could hamper one's fun.

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Lt Guilo
12-02-1999, 05:07 PM
Thankfully, I'm glad t'was you who first agreed with me on that point, Nute.

Again, I must say I do so approve of your choice of sigs, good sir. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif

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Conor
12-02-1999, 09:03 PM
Certainly, Nuclear war would put a bit of a damper on things, like life, if it were to happen. Everyone keep an eye on Yeltsin, who knows what the vodka could tell him to do? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif

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Right is right even if nobody is doing it, and wrong is wrong even if everybody is doing it.
-St. Augustine

Nute Gunray
12-02-1999, 09:15 PM
Actually, Yeltsin was drunk a year or so ago and said that the CIS would totally deactive and destroy it's nuclear arsenal. In a matter of seconds, their defense people were on everywhere saying he wasn't well.

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Lt Guilo
12-02-1999, 11:33 PM
ROFLMAO!!!!! XD

Little Vader
12-03-1999, 06:27 AM
I'd never want to see Yeltsin when he's drunk... how scary http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/frown.gif. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/frown.gif http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif



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Nute Gunray
12-03-1999, 04:11 PM
You have seen Yeltsin drunk, you just didn't know it.

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

R.A.V.E.N.
12-03-1999, 05:28 PM
Vodka warms *(hic)* the soul. Who are you lookin' at?

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--Commander R.A.V.E.N.

Imladil
12-04-1999, 02:36 AM
When our world leaders get together, they must have one hell of a party! Bill brings the broads, Boris brings the booze...and Tony (Blair) gets to be the designated driver! http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif

Raven, I'm still chewing on that new sig of yours! Logic within riddle, my friend...did you come up with it? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

--Imladil the Foolish

"If we light a fire, that means no Santa, right?"

--Little Jimmy

DeathCharge
12-04-1999, 10:55 PM
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IS THIS HOW THE WORLD IS GONNA END

COOL!;D

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Fire Torpeto!

R.A.V.E.N.
12-05-1999, 02:26 AM
Sadly, no. It's from "Hitch hikers guide to the galaxy". I just put my name below it to make it look more official.
<font size=-15>heh heh, that'l do.</font>

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"There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened."

--Commander R.A.V.E.N.




[This message has been edited by R.A.V.E.N. (edited December 04, 1999).]

Imladil
12-05-1999, 02:53 AM
Oh, yeah! I remember it now. It's been at least fifteen years since I read his books.

Actually...it's been even longer since I read Tolkien's books! I read them a bunch of times, then put them aside to read years later, so they would seem new again. I guess I'm just waiting for a rainy day.

Huh? What the hell does that have to do with anything? I'm rambling again. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif Unit out, over.

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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

--Imladil the Usual

"Which crossed the road first--the chicken or the egg?"

--Little Jimmy

Nute Gunray
01-12-2000, 11:38 PM
Hate to bring such an old thread back, but the Tandy 1000 that I reference so long ago is running as happy as it possibly can be. In the year 2000 no less!

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Lt Guilo
01-16-2000, 12:48 AM
What, you tryin' to make me look bad??? Blow it up or somethin'!!! *(j\k)* http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

R.A.V.E.N.
01-16-2000, 09:26 PM
Were not Trying to make you look bad. It just happens. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif (j/k)

Nute Gunray
01-17-2000, 02:40 PM
I love my old Tandy. I still play my three games I had for it on that old thing. (I can't play them on this one, it's tooooooo fast)

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I have far more interesting and important things to do with whatever time humanity has left than fretting about this load of BS...like hierarchizing my extensive collection of taped "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" episodes by lifelines and final answers.

Little Vader
01-17-2000, 11:41 PM
Oh, well, the new year's over.

3000, anybody? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/smile.gif

Imladil
01-18-2000, 06:12 AM
Well tweak my nipples and rub peanut butter on me! It's Little Vader! http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

How's it goin', Hoss?

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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

--Imladil the Fragmentary

"Is this my hand?"

--Little Jimmy