13.02 GMT -> I'd suggest posting on reg america
(was funny though)
Just hours after acquiring BitTorrent Incorporated for $53bn in cash and stock, Comcast has shutdown the tiny San Francisco company, assuring customers and shareholders that its doors will never reopen. Last week, the big-name American ISP told the world it would find a way of managing its cable network without discriminating …
Microsoft buys the Houses of Parliament - "We'll knock down that dusty old relic and build a gleaming new edifice of corporate greed! With riverfront views too!" gushes a senior MS source.
Nobel Council stuns world by announcing Robert Mugabe as prime candidate for Nobel Peace Prize - "Well he's the obvious choice, but personally i would have chosen George W Bush" an unnamed source wittered.
And so on and so forth...
Mines the one made from unicorn skin and fairy wings
"Microsoft in a surprise move bought Linux and all rights to it. They promptly started replacing "Windows" with "Ubuntu" and PClinuxOS versions. They issued a statement saying, at last we have a secure operating system that serves the masses
without fear of BSOD's....more to come as changes are made.......
"You had me going there for a moment, but I thought $53bn was a little steep for BitTorrent (and for Comcast!)."
Where does it say US Dollars?
This morning 53bn Zimbabwe Dollars would pay for one days parking at Heathrow T5. This afternoon it's just about enough for a skinny latte.
Mine's the one with the gold Krugerrands still in the lining.
So in a story about the dangers of Wifi aimed at UK readers, u stick "April Fool" in the URL even tho UK readers will be cynical enough not to buy it for a second.
Then when you do a story aimed at the Yanks, who might be silly enough to fall for it, and you don't put a spoiler in the URL?
Where's the sense in that?
Oh, hang on, thats quite funny in it's self actually!
Mines the flame resistant one!
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Oh come-on ! ... That would seriously solve the whole Torrent Issue. Let ComCastic handle it, it'll be deader than a wedge in no time.
(Posting this from work 'cause my ConSpastic internet experience is a little too if-fy to try from home).
<-- The leather one with the snot stains on the sleeve.
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