Sims Story
( published 4th February 2003 )

Hi All,

my 9 year old Laura loves playing Sims, the famous computer game. You build houses, found a family, earn money, spend money, make babies etc...This weekend she told me, very excited: "Dad, Dad, I'm rich! Look, I know how to double up the balance of my bank account. I press ALT+CTRL+something, then comma then SHIFT ( or something similar ), and...look look...double the money on the account! I do it again, look!" "Well, but then you're cheating..." I said. "Yes, but I don't need to wait for hours to start building a small house, but look now I have my castle with swimming pool and sauna!" Great, simply great, they teach my daughter how to cheat the system. Booooohoooooo, I have created a monster...

Have an excellent day

Old one, but I simply love it:
Three old ladies were sitting side by side in their retirement home reminiscing. The first lady recalled shopping at the green grocers and demonstrated with her hands, the length and thickness of a cucumber she could buy for a penny. The second old lady nodded, adding that onions used to be much bigger and cheaper also, and demonstrated the size of two big onions she could buy for a penny a piece. The third old lady remarked, "I can't hear a word you're saying, but I remember the guy you're talking about."

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