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Old 26th August 2006, 17:42   #1
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Old 26th August 2006, 18:08   #2
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I had this saved on my computer. Bill Gates once commented that if the car industry had kept pace with the development of the computer industry....todays cars would be much more efficient and blah blah blah.

In response, General Motors issued this press release:

1. For no reason whatsoever your car would crash twice a day.

2. Every time they repainted the lines on the road you would have to
buy a new car.

3. Occasionally your car would die on the freeway for no reason,
and you would just accept this, restart and drive on.

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. Only one person at a time could use the car, unless you bought
"Car95" or "CarNT." But then you would have to buy more seats.

6. Macintosh would make a car that was powered by the sun, reliable,
five times as fast, and twice as easy to drive, but would only run
on five per cent of the roads.

7. The oil, water temperature and alternator warning lights would be
replaced by a single "general car default" warning light.

8. New seats would force everyone to have the same size butt.

9. The airbag system would say "Are you sure?" before going off.

10. 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 grab hold of the radio antenna.

11. GM would require all car buyers to also purchase a deluxe set of
Rand McNally road maps (now a GM subsidiary), even though they
neither need them nor want them. Attempting to delete this option
would immediately cause the car's performance to diminish by 50% or
more. Moreover, GM would become a target for investigation by the
Justice Department.

12. Everytime GM introduced a new model 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.

13. You'd press the "start" button to shut off the engine.
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Old 26th August 2006, 18:22   #3
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If microsoft started making cars, most us would be driving a pirated verion of it...
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Old 26th August 2006, 19:34   #4
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If you drive Microsoft made car on a Freeways there will be Tons of Viruses and Trojans ready to attack..
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Maybe, we can rename and market our good ol' Ambassador as Mainframe.
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Car thieves will be then called hackers...
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we might be able to apply some customised themes and skin shells on our own and as per our own taste! this might make people like DC and Arush go jobless!!!
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we might be able to apply some customised themes and skin shells on our own and as per our own taste! this might make people like DC and Arush go jobless!!!
60% of folk on Microsoft assembly line would be Indians
30% Chinese
10% rest of world
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... and the ultimate microsoft car would be palm top which you carried in your pocket, than rode!!!!!!!!!!
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.. yeah... and we'll have beta versions of cars!... free....

And the cops.. would give you a ticket if you don't have the latest service pack installed (you know something like emission control)

And.. you'll have to log into your car using your hotmail id Only.
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Old 27th August 2006, 00:02   #11
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Then we will find most of the car dealers sitting at Nehru Place selling the car and all of its accessories in a single pack and at 10% of the price tag..
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... you mean to say those 1:24 size scale model cars given free with that car mag subscription are future Microsoft models?
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60% of folk on Microsoft assembly line would be Indians
30% Chinese
10% rest of world
u would not need to buy new cars at all.

Just login to MSN and click update !
(New car versions would have more bugs)
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