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[10:50 AM]
This Could Possibly Be The Funniest Thing You Will Read This Year
This could possibly be the funniest thing we have come across on the Internet, that is until Windows starts malfunctioning around the beginning of next year. :-) The Mac Observer normally does not pass along Internet jokes, but this one is just too gosh-darned funny. Read it through to the end to get the full effect. We have no idea where this originated, but give a bigg hats-off to whomever wrote it!

[Editor's Note: We were unable to find any information as to the author of this witticism and we publish it here as a public domain piece.]

In the beginning, there was the computer.

And God entered: C:\Let there be light!

Enter user ID

C:\God

Enter password

C:\Omniscient

Invalid password

Enter password

C:\Omnipotent

And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Sunday, March 1.

C:\ Let there be light.

Unrecognizable command

C:\Create light

Done

C:\Run heaven and earth

And God created Day and Night

And God saw that there were 0 errors.

And God logged off at 12:02:00 AM, Sunday, March 1.

And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Monday, March 2.

C:\Let there be firmament in the midst of water and light

Unrecognizable command. Try again.

C:\Create firmament

Done.

C:\Run firmament

And God divided the waters. And God saw that there were 0 errors.

And God logged off at 12:02:00 AM, Monday, March 2.

And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Tuesday, March 3.

C:\Let the waters under heaven be gathered together unto one place and let the dry land appear and...

Too many characters in specification string. Try again.

C:\Create dry_land

Done.

C:\Run firmament

And God saw there were 0 errors.

And God logged off at 12:02:00 AM, Tuesday, March 3.

And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Wednesday, March 4.

C:\Create lights in the firmament to divide the day from the night

Unspecified type. Try again.

C:\Create sun_moon_stars

C:\Run sun_moon_stars

And God separated the light from the darkness. The sun ruled over the day and the moon and stars ruled over the night.

And God saw there were 0 errors.

And God logged off at 12:02:00 AM, Wednesday, March 4.

And God logged on at 12:01AM, Thursday, March 5

C:\Create fish

Done

C:\Create fowl

Done

C:\Run fish, fowl

And God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that creepeth where the waters swarmed after its kind and every winged fowl after its kind.

And God saw there were 0 errors.

And God logged off at 12:02:00 AM, Thursday, March 5.

And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Friday, March 6.

C:\Create cattle

Done

C:\Create creepy_things

Done

C:\Now let us make man in our image

Unspecified type. Try again.

C:\Create man

Done

C:\Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over every living thing that creepeth upon the earth

Too many command operands. Try again.

C:\Run multiplication

Execution terminated. 6 errors.

C:\Run Breath

Done

C:\Run multiplication

Execution terminated. 5 errors.

C:\Move man to Garden of Eden

Filename: Garden of Eden does not exist.

Abort, Retry, Ignore?

C:\Create Garden_of_Eden

Too many parameters

C:\Create Garden Eden.

Done

C:\Move man to Garden of Eden.

Done

C:\Run multiplication

Execution terminated. 4 errors.

C:\Copy woman from man

Done

C:\Run multiplication

Execution terminated. 2 errors.

C:\Create desire

Done

C:\Run multiplication

And God saw man and woman being fruitful and multiplying in Garden Eden.

Warning: No time limit on this run. 1 errors.

C:\Create freewill

Done

C:\Run freewill

And God saw man and woman being fruitful and multiplying in Garden Eden.

Warning: No time limit on this run. 1 errors.

C:\Undo desire

Desire cannot be undone once freewill is created.

C:\Destroy freewill

Freewill is an inaccessible file and cannot be destroyed.

Enter replacement, cancel, or ask for help.

C:\Help

Desire cannot be undone once freewill is created.

Freewill is an inaccessible file and cannot be destroyed.

Enter replacement, cancel, or ask for help.

C:\Create tree_of_knowledge

C:\Create good, evil

Done

C:\Activate evil

And God saw he had created shame.

Warning system error in sector E95.

Man and woman no longer located in Garden.edn. 1 errors.

C:\Scan Garden.edn for man, woman

Search failed. Abort, Retry, Ignore?

C:\Delete shame

Shame cannot be deleted once evil has been activated.

C:\Destroy freewill

Freewill is an inaccessible file and cannot be destroyed.

Enter replacement,cancel, or ask for help.

C:\Stop

Unrecognizable command. Try again

C:\Ctrl_Break

C:\Ctrl_Break

ATTENTION ALL USERS *** ATTENTION ALL USERS:

COMPUTER GOING DOWN FOR REGULAR DAY OF MAINTENANCE AND REST IN FIVE MINUTES

PLEASE LOG OFF.

C:\Create new world

You have exceeded allocated file space. You must destroy old files before new ones can be created.

C:\ Destroy earth

Destroy earth: Please confirm.

C:\Destroy earth

Confirmed

COMPUTER DOWN *** COMPUTER DOWN.

SERVICE WILL RESUME SUNDAY, MARCH 8 AT 12:01 AM.

YOU MUST SIGN OFF NOW.

And God logged off at 11:59:59 PM, Friday, March 6.

On Saturday, March 7, God rested.

On March 8, God created Macintosh.

Apple



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