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Bill Gates's Top Ten Rejected Answering Machine Messages
"Please leave a message at the sound of the cash register."
"huh? how's this thing work?... will you shut up! which button do I press? SHUT UP! is this on? oh good I'm Bill Gates... wait... is this worki... beeeeeep"
(MacroHard, PSYKOFRED, MEAT, srp)
"I can't come to the phone because the guy I pay to pick up the receiver is on a cigarette break."
"I may sound like Kermit the Frog,but I earn more money than you."
"I can't talk now; I'm making 'Apple' sauce."
"This is Bill - my 1998 message will be delayed a few months. Please call back then."
"Your call is important to me, almost as important as having people say, 'Netscape? That's a sugar substitute, isn't it?'"
"This machine is best heard with Microsoft Ear, available for $39.95 at a reseller near you."
"Sorry I can't come to the phone, I'm washing pie off my face."
(The A Man, Chris Billinger)
"Hi, this is Bill G---Error! General Protection Fault reading drive C. Abort, Retry, Fail?"
(Jman, Steve Weiss, email@example.com, Bobs_Spawn, TBeeber, firstname.lastname@example.org, snicklefrends, nk in dc, Ammusionist)
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