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Got mail? You bet: Bill Gates gets millions of spam e-mails

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#1 KoanYorel


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Posted 18 November 2004 - 04:30 PM

SINGAPORE (AP) If you thought nobody could get more spam than you, think of Bill Gates. The chairman of Microsoft gets 4 million pieces of e-mail a day, most of it junk, says Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive. "There are two people who probably are the number one spam recipients in the world," Ballmer said. "Bill Gates (is first) because he is Bill Gates." Ballmer did not name the second most-spammed e-mail account, but said he also ranks among the world's top spam recipients because he hands out his e-mail address steveb@microsoft.com whenever he travels or speaks. One of Gates' addresses billgates@chairman.microsoft.com appears on the periodic mass mailings he sends to customers, though there's no word on whether he actually checks that e-mail account personally. Gates is known to have other, more private addresses.
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Posted 18 November 2004 - 05:11 PM

I think the German phrase that covers this best is;
"Ach du meine leibe...das ist aber schade" which in my mind, roughly translates to:
OMG, isn't it too bad (or - isn't a pity... such a shame... that's too bad... "poor guy") :thumbsup:
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Posted 18 November 2004 - 06:25 PM

He asks for it.
What else does a porgram maker get when his program has bugs and more bugs as every new and imporved system comes out?

Error this program has caused a invalid page fault and will now be close!
Ive memorized it from my windows 98se!

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