Megabyte Man Saves Ignorant Shoppers
By: Patrick Rue
One day Megabyte Man was hanging around in his local computer superstore
and his goal was to save one person from stupid choices. The victim was
found in the upgrade center in line.
The upgrade man said, "Hello, how may I help you sir?" The confused
computer shopper replied,"Hi. I want a memory upgrade for my
The upgrade man said," OK, what kind of Mac do you have?" A
550.", Said the shopper. "550? Hmmm... I've never heard of that.
It's a Mac? Who makes it?" "Apple" said the shopper. The
upgrade man replied,"Apple... hmm, could I interest you in this IBM
Clone? 16 MB of RAM... 650 Meg.." The shopper interrupted,"No, I
need memory upgrade, not a new computer!" The upgrade man said,"Ah,
ok. Let's see what we have here. Ok, I found a SIMM here. Like Richard
haha, you get it?" "Very funny, now hand it over please."
The shopper said sarcastically. Megabyte Man cut in and said,"You know,
Performa 550s use 72 pin SIMMS, not 30 pin. Where did you learn about this
stuff, upgrade dude?" The upgrade dude, a mean man replied,"I
read how to use Windows, I can draw in Paint Brush, I can even change the
background. Hah, and where did you learn, big strong guy in tights and
Megabyte Man said,"I just know, I was born with it. Now, just get the
man his 72 pin 80 nanosecond SIMM." "You didn't say the magic
word!", Said the upgrade man. "NOW, and please" said Megabyte
Man. The snotty upgrade man said,"Here you go. Now, may I mess up
elses' life by giving them the wrong thing?" Megabyte Man said with
anger,"You know, people who know what they are talking about should
have your job. But, you people know make money, I guess." Megabyte
out of the door and drove off in his $120,000 Power Macintosh Racing Car.