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Bill gates Vs. GM

For all of us who feel only the
deepest love and affection for
way computers have enhanced our lives, read on.


At a recent computer expo (COMDEX),
Bill Gates reportedly compared
the computer industry with the auto industry and
stated, "If GM had kept up with
technology like the computer
industry has, we would all be driving
$25.00 cars that got 1,000
to the gallon".


In response to Bill's comments,
General Motors issued a press
release stating: If GM had developed
technology like Microsoft,
would all be driving cars with the following characteristics:

1. For no reason whatsoever, your
car would crash twice a day.

2. Every time they repainted the
lines in the road, you would have to buy a new car.

3. Occasionally your car would die
on the freeway for no reason. You would have to pull over to the
side of the road, close all of the windows, shut off the car,
restart it, and reopen the windows before you could continue.
For some reason you would simply accept this.

4. Occasionally, executing a
maneuver such as a left turn would cause your car to shut down
and refuse to restart, in which case you would have to reinstall
the engine.

5. Macintosh would make a car that
was powered by the sun, was reliable, five times as fast and
twice as easy to drive but would run on only five percent of the

6. The oil, water temperature, and
alternator warning lights would all be replaced by a single
"This Car Has Performed An Illegal Operation" warning

7. The airbag system would ask
"Are you sure?" before deploying.

8. Occasionally, for no reason
whatsoever, your car would lock you out and refuse to let you in
until you simultaneously lifted the door handle, turned the key
and grabbed hold of the radio antenna.

9. Every time a new car was
introduced car buyers would have to learn how to drive all over
again because none of the controls would operate in the same
manner as the old car.

10.You'd have to press the
"Start" button to turn the engine

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