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You're welcome. – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 9 '10 at 0:20
See also: – Gelatin Sep 9 '10 at 1:10
looks like bill gates decided to cancel his account – waffles Sep 9 '10 at 1:38
same for steve ... such a shame – waffles Sep 9 '10 at 1:39
up vote 7 down vote accepted

Judging by this answer and the users email


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What is the email? Please tell us! – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 9 '10 at 0:20
I am assuming the NO is in responses to, "Or a prank account?" Since, I always assume people are referring to the most recently mentioned item. – Peter Ajtai Sep 9 '10 at 0:23
@George I'll bet it's :-) – The Unhandled Exception Sep 9 '10 at 0:24
What if it's – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 9 '10 at 0:28
@George The email was – HoLyVieR Sep 9 '10 at 0:35
@HoLyVieR spot on, do you have access to our database some how? – waffles Sep 9 '10 at 1:39

Since MS Windows wasn't written by Bill Gates, I'd say that it's a prank account.

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Good for laughs, though:) – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 9 '10 at 0:18
@George: While i like laughs i don't think those answers belong into serious SO questions. – Georg Fritzsche Sep 9 '10 at 0:47
He didn't write DOS either. He bought it. – Mark Henderson Sep 9 '10 at 2:17
He did write "donkey" though. Good resume padding there. – Shog9 Sep 9 '10 at 2:28

There is another one coming up, Steve Jobs. This might be funny for one answer, not when repeatedly spamming a non-comedy site... I'm getting annoyed and expect to run out of spam offensive flags soon.

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Maybe we'll have them face each other! – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 9 '10 at 1:14
PUPPET FIGHT!!! – Shog9 Sep 9 '10 at 1:28

I never knew impersonators on Stack Overflow could be this funny. Would be twice as funny if he was the real deal though.

Also, judging by his description on his profile, you can already tell he isn't Bill Gates since he wasn't the one who wrote DOS and Windows.

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Funny isn't the word I'd use. – Rebecca Chernoff Sep 9 '10 at 1:15
It worries me that people are apparently depressed enough to find these posts the height of comedy – Michael Mrozek Sep 9 '10 at 1:23
I'm surprised that my answer was voted down simply because I find it funny and not because it was a misleading/wrong answer. – Terence Ponce Sep 9 '10 at 1:35
@Terence: See:… -- downvotes on meta mean disagreement, not a bad answer. – The Unhandled Exception Sep 9 '10 at 2:35
@Michael: I thought it was funny, but also spam and dangerous. I think this thread helped alert the mods, right? – The Unhandled Exception Sep 9 '10 at 2:36
@Josh, that or the spam flags. – Rebecca Chernoff Sep 9 '10 at 2:39
@Josh, Sorry I was a bit hostile about the down vote. Thanks for pointing that out. – Terence Ponce Sep 9 '10 at 3:23
@Terence: don't worry about it, no problem. Meta is very different :-) – The Unhandled Exception Sep 9 '10 at 4:04
@rchern: For the record, I flagged as spam, too – The Unhandled Exception Sep 9 '10 at 4:05

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