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Posted by Besoeker 2012-02-24 19:23||
#2 Not really.
The millennium bug was not a mistake, CAGW remains a fraud.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-02-24 20:15||
#3 This pisses me off every time it comes up. You need to separate Y2K into Y2K: The Technical Problem and Y2K: The Media Hysteria.
The technical problem was real. A lot of people worked very hard to make sure it was not a problem. One example: General Motors checked every one of their microprocessors, industrial controllers, and manufacturing systems and took steps to make sure nothing would go wrong. Final result: no problemo
The media, on the other hand, ginned up a lot of overheated, frothy hysteria about the end of civilization. Final result: a lot of snarky nonsense about how there never was a problem. Bah, and bah again!
Don't get me started on the bad science behind global warming. The only thing global warming and Y2K have in common is the media hysteria.
Posted by SteveS 2012-02-24 21:00||
#4 What SteveS said. The y2K bug didn't happen because a hella-lotta technical people worked their asses off to make sure nothing did happen.
Unlike GW - it was real. Just ask anyone who spend months and months fixing code so it wouldn't be a problem.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-02-24 21:32||
#5 I'll say it again - all things equal, the greatest single threat from GWCC + OWG-NWO stems from the Universal Govts, Perts Consensus in that there is NO Consensus.
E.g. US-World Govts, Perts, + MSM-Net have all reported or pre-warned that COMET APOPHIS is coming 2029/30-2036 - YET, PEOPLE ON GUAM + US-WORLD MAY SEE APOPHIS-CAUSED LUNAR EXPLOSIONS BECAUSE OF THE POLITICAL + SCIENTIFIC WRANGLING + NOT-BELGIUM WAFFLINS', ETC. THAT OCCURS WIDIN OUR OWG-NWO THAT NO AMERICAN = AMERIKAN HAS YET VOTED FOR, NOR BEEN ASKED TO, NOR WILL BE ASKED FOR A LONG TIME TO COME, BETWEEN NOW + 2029-2036 THAT HAVE EFFECT ON RELIABLE SPACE ANALYSIS + DEFENSE.
We've already had a couple of NEO = Space Rocks pass by where NASA was repor uncertain about its own impact analysis + basically was crossing its fingers that nothing would happen.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-24 21:56||
#6 That's why the con-artists have change the name to 'climate change'. The problem with that spin is that climate change has been on going since the planet was able to even have a climate and will continue to change regardless of man. Humans so far have been successful to 'adapt' to several major changes and now occupy about every conceivable surface environment on this planet.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-24 22:37||
#7 See also FREEREPUBLIC > [Scientific American] WARMER PLANET COULD BE DOMINATED BY MOSQUITOES, TICKS, [giant] RODENTS, + JELLYFISH.
We're hiding or missing the label -ZILLAS at the end, aren't we???
Must be after the "Great/Mighty Slushy".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-24 23:32||
#8 Mosquitoes+ticks= DDT
Giant rodents = Hasenpfeffer
Jellyfish --> lots of happy sea turtles
Posted by trailing wife 2012-02-24 23:57||