--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "markmeredith2002" 
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings 
> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > >
> 
> > > Nonsense. Y2k bug  never was. You can try to justify your 
previous 
> > > faith in it, but there never was a threat.
> > > 
> > > Bird flu will all blow over in less than a year, and when it 
does 
> > > you will be stuck with the name in your 
brain...."Off_world_beings".
> 
> Like Y2K, the bird flu issue is most certainly real, though the 
hype
> about it may not be - the question is how lethal the mutated strain
> that can pass from human to human will be.  I wasn't worried about 
Y2K
> because I saw the world markets weren't in Dec, 1999 - not that the
> problem never existed but that corporations had adequately dealt 
with
> it to avoid major problems.  Still a little early for financial
> markets to react to bird flu.
> 
> From Wikipedia, on Y2K.  
> 
> In the end, significant disasters such as nuclear reactor 
meltdowns or
> plane crashes did not occur, but the number of non-critical Y2K 
errors
> encountered on January 1, 2000 was extensive. Due to the lack of
> disasters and the faulty "end of the world" expectations, the 
public
> largely, but perhaps wrongly, regarded the Y2K passage as a non-
event.>>>

It was not an issue. A few computers may have blinked, with or 
without the intervention. 

Off_world_beings





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