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Mom! Tell Jim to stop it

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Sunday, 24 October 1999

MOM! TELL JIM to stop sending hoax virus alerts to everyone in the family. This time, he sent out the CELCOM hoax virus alert, the SandMan hoax hacker alert, the Win a Holiday hoax virus alert, the Join the Crew hoax virus alert, and the Penpal Greetings hoax virus alert.

Ah, the irony. I want to fight gullibility in the nation's capitol, yet I can't even educate my own family tree. At least Jim & I will have something to discuss over Thanksgiving dinner... assuming I don't get banished to the card table in the living room. Again.

By the way: Jim made a previous appearance on this website in 1996.