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vnunet: Speed Limits Do Not Apply to Bill Gates

Mar 08, 2006, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Hans Bezemer for this link. ]

"Imagine you were as rich as Bill Gates. What would be the first thing you'd do? If you're male you'd probably buy that slick car you've admired so many times. Just think of it. You pay the money and just drive away in an awesome, brand-new car. May be you're still living in a state where 55 is the speed limit. Gee, that's too bad. Now when you've finally got all that horse power at your disposal you realize there is nothing you can do with it.

"Or can you? Even if the fine is a few thousand dollars, you've got billions. Hey, if I were you I wouldn't even take the trouble to stop for a police car. Even if they'd fine you every second it would take them months before you saw a slight dent in your fortune...!"

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