ninja wrote: > > The only thing not mentioned is, that the hoax will be > revealed after the "VIC too hot" messages beeps xx-times (Forgot the > value, but it was way too large :)). > Whooops, I actually missed that part completely!!! I thought the code to do the "VIC TOO HOT!" stuff was a bit too big - this certainly explains that :-) I had to try it right away, and that the value is way too large sure is an understatement. It's gotta be something like 400 beeps!! Anyway, the message that appears after this looks like the following: ====================================== VIC TOO HOT! SWITCH OFF COMPUTER IMMEDIATELY! DON'T YOU TRUST ME? WELL, IN THIS CASE... ...YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT! :) PRESS <SPACE> TO RESET ======================================= > > As I hadn't seen such a part > till then, but just a 26th line alone may be boring, I added the weirdest > text my mind could come up with. Well, it may also have been a late > revenge for all these people who fooled me with such texts ;) I never > realized some people would actually open their commies and try! I feel > kind of sorry for them, I hope you don't mind. > Ha ha ha, congratulations to a very well-designed hoax. It certainly had the intended effect! I just imagine to myself all the lamers immediately throwing the power-off switch, and the techies attaching thermometers to their VIC chips! Very funny indeed (although not everyone here might agree with that) :-) -- Christer Palm Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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