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Microsoft has a well-deserved reputation for selling software that is
bloated, incomplete, and riddled with errors.  Their software also is
filled with a variety of secrets.  One secret is that they apparently
prefer volcanoes to other types of natural disasters.  Perhaps this is a
regional (Redmond) prejudice.  Open their "3D Text" screen saver and
type in the word "Volcano".  Now run the screen saver.  The floating
word is not "volcano", but rather an ever-changing list of all known
active volcanoes!  

This doesn't work for other types of natural disasters.  What a shame!
If Microsoft was based in San Jose, we could have a list of active
earthquakes ...or hurricanes in Houston ... or presidential partners in
Washington D.C.

Stan Caldwell in Dallas ...
where we don't allow natural disasters

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