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Old 12-21-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
 
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Old 12-21-2011, 01:42 PM   #2
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I think there is a MUCH bigger problem we need to worry about....

The Year 2000 problem (Y2K, Millennium Bug, Millennium Virus) came about due to programming practices involving the use of 6 digit dates (dd/mm/yy) vs. 8 digit dates (dd/mm/yyyy). This results in the possibility of a date such as 31 being misinterpreted (is it 1931 or 2031?). Thus, any computer program which deals with 6 digit dates is susceptible to the Y2K problem.
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Old 12-21-2011, 02:16 PM   #3
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We are all going to die!
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:46 PM   #4
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We are all going to die!
I don't know anybody who's survived death yet.
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:50 PM   #5
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:45 PM   #6
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I don't know anybody who's survived death yet.
Well, there's Elvis...and Jimmy Hoffa...
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