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Poll: when do you think viruses wil end? (18 member(s) have cast votes)

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  1. 2009-2012 (1 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  2. 2013-2030 (1 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  3. 2031-2090 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. 2091-2201 (1 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  5. 2202-3000 (1 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  6. 3001+ (tell when you think) (14 votes [77.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 77.78%

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#1 Guest_tylerisdabest_*

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 06:22 PM

i personaly think it will end on 2201





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Edited by rigel, 24 February 2009 - 06:28 PM.


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#2 Sterling14

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 06:46 PM

I'm not going to vote because I don't think they will ever entirely go away. I'm curious about why you chose your answer though?
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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:03 PM

In order to define the word good, you've got to be able to define bad.
So, no matter what it's called, there'll still be issues with bad stuff for the rest of time.
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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:06 PM

As long as there is evil in this world there will be viruses.

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:07 PM

In 2012, when the world ends, so too will viruses.

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 11:14 PM

In 2012, when the world ends, so too will viruses.


:thumbsup: Rather cynical of you!

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 11:23 PM

I'm not going to vote because I don't think they will ever entirely go away. I'm curious about why you chose your answer though?


because theres soo many definitions for adware and there gonna run out soon. and i think when they will be full is when it hits 2201(if the world does not end by then)

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 11:38 PM

Believe me, they'll think of something. And with everything new that comes out, there's always some kind of vulnerability that's there, regardless of what it is, to my understanding.

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 01:19 AM

I have to agree with Sterling and Amazing Andrew. (Although I did vote). As long as there are programs, there will be someone trying to screw them up. Until the end happens, which I don't believe is in 2012, but I don't think it's very far off either... :thumbsup:

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 01:21 AM

they will never end as long as computers are around, because there are always those idiots out there who just want to cause trouble out there crackin code, and I doubt everyone will give up windows anytime soon or that windows will ever be virus proof. and even mac these days has proven vulnerable. Linux so far has not, seems uber hard to do, but im sure some knucklehead will figure out how to ruin a good thing like that sooner or later.

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 05:23 AM

I voted 3001+ because basically as Patriot said there will always be idiots on this planet and those who think they are good by writing these viruses, unless they come up with some invunerable firewall which still lets Internet Traffic pass through and even that is highly unlikely, I could never see Anti-Virus Software or Operating Systems being invunerable because of all the possible vunerabilities in the OS's and one Anti-Virus system is never fully effective because it might not be able to track all viruses on a system.

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 06:06 AM

In 2012, when the world ends, so too will viruses.

For some the world will end in 2012. For others it will be today. :thumbsup:

Edited by GTK48, 25 February 2009 - 06:06 AM.


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Posted 25 February 2009 - 10:07 AM

As the Internet grows and as it colonises more and more different parts of the common world, it will no doubt evolve into new and unforeseen directions that will eradicate the possibility of malware infections. Given the rate of change it would be impossible to predict the date that this will happen, but it WILL happen.
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Posted 25 February 2009 - 11:06 AM

Linux so far has not


nope lunix has a few, i think

and i totaly agree with you, person above me

Edited by tylerisdabest, 25 February 2009 - 11:07 AM.


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Posted 25 February 2009 - 11:27 AM

I personally (like others) don't think it will ever end, no matter what its created or written there will always be a vulnerability somewhere.

Even when the world is run by robots and we all just sit around all day doing nothing much, there will still be someone writing 'bad' code and there will be a way to 'upload' it into society :flowers: (for what of a technical choice of words :thumbsup: )
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