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iLoo was a hox!!

Ashok Mash
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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
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Media reports say that iLoo thing that was on news past week was hox!? Its some miscommunication between MS and its UK division that caused this it seems!
I am soo depressed.
Well, on a second thought, imagine a blue screen of death when you press flush button of the keyboard!? Okay, I am already feeling better.


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Richard Hawkes
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Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 1340
Shame really. Groups of friends could've taken one to share at outdoor, weekend rock festivals. It would've given a whole new meaning to 'stack dump'...
Paul Stevens
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Joined: May 17, 2001
Posts: 2823
Flush that one down the drain.
Richard Hawkes
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Joined: Jan 28, 2003
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So it turns out that it wasn't a hoax but a real project killed by MSN executives. Can't imagine why they wouldn't want the MS brand linked to a toilet ...
http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,58836,00.html/wn_ascii
 
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