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Don’t Push the Button

Back in the days when Macs didn’t have multi-user passwords, I put a DO NOT PUSH button into one of my projects which launched a screen that looked like it had crashed, but if they tried to click the default button the mouse would bump it aside like a toy. I caught at least two people pressing my DO NOT PUSH button. The first was my professor who was secretly looking at my progress before it was due. The second was a student peeking at my project who then had the audacity to blame me for losing unsaved work.


Everybody’s Grandma Lori reading “Don’t Push the Button” by Bill Cotter.

There’s only one rule in Larry’s book: don’t push the button.

(Seriously, don’t even think about it!)

Even if it does look kind of nice, you must never push the button. Who knows what would happen?

Okay, quick. No one is looking… push the button.

Uh, oh.

BoingBoing.com reports: There’s a button on this Reddit page. If any of the 492,558 497,567 participants (and rising) presses it, the timer gets reset to 60 seconds and the game starts over. You can only press the button once.

What happens when you push the button?




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