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Windows VS Ford Motor Company

  1. #1

    Posts : 412
    Windows 8 - 64 bit

    Windows VS Ford Motor Company

    Too Good to NOT share
    For all of us who feel only the deepest love and affection for the way
    computers have enhanced our lives, read on.
    At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the
    computer industry with the auto industry and stated,

    "If Ford had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we
    would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon."

    In response to Bill's comments, Ford issued a press release stating:

    If Ford had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be driving
    cars with the following characteristics (and I just love this part):

    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.

    I love the next one!

    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

    PS - I'd like to add that when all else fails, you could call "customer
    service" in some foreign country and be instructed in some foreign
    language how to fix your car yourself!

    Please share this with your friends who love - but sometimes hate -
    their computer!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Amusing, thanks.
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  3. #3

    My house
    Posts : 148
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    #10 would be the exact situation if Foamy the Squirrel drove a car :P, made my day!
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  4. #4

    Posts : 412
    Windows 8 - 64 bit

    Homesick Snowbird
    I was in Naples, Florida the other day and I saw a bumper sticker on a parked car that read: "I miss Detroit".

    So, I broke the window, stole the radio, shot out two tires, added an Obama bumper sticker and left a note that read, "I hope this helps!"
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  5. #5

    Toronto, Canada. Born in the U.K.
    Posts : 691
    Win 10 Pro + Win 7 Ult SP1 (x64)

    He he.....from someone who knows Detroit fairly well, that just about hits the nail on the head.
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