Re: Oracle's competition

From: TheBoss <>
Date: 03 Aug 2012 02:20:51 GMT
Message-ID: <501b3583$0$6876$>

Robert Klemme <> wrote in
> On 08/01/2012 05:43 PM, joel garry wrote:

>> On Jul 31, 9:52 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:22:13 -0700, joel garry wrote:
>>>> Hmm, you have problems accessing Oracle and IBM? Maybe the Giant
>>>> Robots
>>>> From Japan have started the Robot Apocalypse.
>>> Nope. My browser cookie settings were too restrictive. I usually
>>> forbid web sites to set cookies. I allowed IBM.COM to set cookies
>>> for the duration of session and all is well. I hate cookies
>>> procreating in my browser and am very paranoid about to whom do I
>>> allow to track my surfing habits.
>> Come to the dark side, all your cookies are belong to us.
> Mmmmmh Cookies!!!!!  Crunch, crunch...
>      robert

This may surprise you, but Cookie Monster and IBM go a loooong way back. Have a look at this promotional video made by Jim Henson in 1967(!):

As a matter of fact, the Wheel Stealer already appeared a year before that in a test commercial (for General Foods Canada snack products Wheels, Flutes and Crowns) that was never aired:

Oh, and yes: you must have cookies enabled to watch these! :-)

Received on Thu Aug 02 2012 - 21:20:51 CDT

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