Sunday, October 15, 2006

Subject: WARNING: dangerous virus

Ok, so there was this email. A cute and somewhat funny email that made me giggle a bit.
You see, occasionally I get these emails from well-meaning friends, co-workers, and family members that have absolutely no clue about anything to do with computers, other than to turn them on, log into their emails and press the send button. Everyone knows who these people are.We all have friends like them. It's amusing most of the time...sometimes, though, it's down-right annoying, right? Right!

Well...imagine, I got this email with the above warning about a virus. I wasn't sure whether or not to laugh, scoff haughtily, taking my life into my hands and open the damn thing....or run like hell (well, press delete quickly anyway).

Silly me, I opened the email; taking a chance that my anti-virus program was up to date.

Lo and Behold! Look what I was rewarded with! I hope you find it as humorous as I did.

There is a dangerous virus being passed around electronically,
orally, and by hand. This virus is called Worm-Overload-Recreational-
Killer (WORK).

If you receive WORK from any of your colleagues, your boss, or anyone
else via any means DO NOT TOUCH IT. This virus will wipe out your
private life

If you should come into contact with WORK put your jacket on and take
two good friends to the nearest grocery store. Purchase the antidote
known as
-Extract (WINE) or Bothersome-Employer-
Elimination-Rebooter (BEER). Take the antidote repeatedly until WORK
has been completely eliminated from your system.

You should forward this warning to 5 friends. If you do not have 5
friends, you have already been infected and WORK is controlling your

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