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If computer operating systems ran airlines.
« on: 11/11/2008 17:13:49 »
This made me chuckle.

from http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1507908.stm

UNIX Airways

Everyone brings one piece of the plane along when they come to the airport. They all go out on the runway and put the plane together piece by piece, arguing non-stop about what kind of plane they are supposed to be building.

Air DOS

Everybody pushes the airplane until it glides, then they jump on and let the plane coast until it hits the ground again. Then they push again, jump on again, and so on...

Mac Airlines

All the stewards, captains, baggage handlers, and ticket agents look and act exactly the same. Every time you ask questions about details, you are gently but firmly told that you don't need to know, don't want to know, and everything will be done for you without your ever having to know, so just shut up.


Windows Air

The terminal is pretty and colorful, with friendly stewards, easy baggage check and boarding, and a smooth take-off. After about 10 minutes in the air, the plane explodes with no warning whatsoever.

Windows NT Air

Just like Windows Air, but costs more, uses much bigger planes, and takes out all the other aircraft within a 40-mile radius when it explodes.

Linux Air

Disgruntled employees of all the other OS airlines decide to start their own airline. They build the planes, ticket counters, and pave the runways themselves. They charge a small fee to cover the cost of printing the ticket, but you can also download and print the ticket yourself.

When you board the plane, you are given a seat, four bolts, a wrench and a copy of the seat-HOWTO.html. Once settled, the fully adjustable seat is very comfortable, the plane leaves and arrives on time without a single problem, the in-flight meal is wonderful. You try to tell customers of the other airlines about the great trip, but all they can say is, "You had to do what with the seat?"


 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/11/2008 17:37:39 »
That's quite good   :D
 

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« Reply #2 on: 11/11/2008 21:44:08 »
LOL....LOL...that is very funny Doc!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 11/11/2008 22:56:30 »
Murray uses Linux. I can't make head nor tail of it. I guess my seat is stuck in recline mode. Murray says that The Beaver Rocks!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 12/11/2008 08:03:22 »
Murray says that The Beaver Rocks!

He's right
 

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« Reply #5 on: 12/11/2008 16:38:22 »
Erm, "CRASH"????
 

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« Reply #6 on: 12/11/2008 16:47:26 »
Erm, "CRASH"????

Mainly when the Windows plane gets 1 of its regular new parts that are supposed to make the previous new parts work properly but don't.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 12/11/2008 18:30:04 »
Windows has never, ever crashed....oh bum!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 12/11/2008 20:54:16 »
Windows has never, ever crashed.

Lies, lies, damnable lies!  :o
 

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