What Y2K glitch?

From: Paul Thompson <thompson_at_mail.athenet.net>
Date: Sat Jan 1 12:27:30 2000

Watch for generators on Ebay popping up like mushrooms after a spring

Like many I spent last night watching our VMS and Unix systems pass to
2000 uneventfully. At the time there was a rumor flying about that there
was a Y2k problem detected at one of our (Wisconsin) nuclear plants which
was corrected before any problems resulted. I have not seen or read the
news yet today. Myth or fact? If myth, was there a similar myth flying
about in your locality?


On Sat, 1 Jan 2000, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> --- Geoff Roberts <geoffrob_at_stmarks.pp.catholic.edu.au> wrote:
> > A lot of people made a lot of money out of Y2K paranoia. Some of them may
> > have upset people to deal with shortly. So be it.
> Locally, certain store policies made the news: no returns on generators at
> the farmer's supply stores (Quality Farm and Fleet, for those in the U.S.
> who have heard of them). The same store chain was also asking city residents
> not to buy generators because there weren't enough to go around for their
> usual rural customers who buy them from time to time, anyway,
> Y2K-notwithstanding.
Received on Sat Jan 01 2000 - 12:27:30 GMT

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