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Discussion in 'Northwest' started by Jalpa_Mike, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. Jalpa_Mike

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    #1 Jalpa_Mike, Mar 18, 2008
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    Watching the first race from Australia this weekend, I was surprised to hear that McLaren and Microsoft now make the ECU boxes for all the cars. A friend of mine made a really funny comment... she said "Since they are made by Microsoft, do you have to press "Ctrl + Alt + Del" to reboot the system?

    After I had a good laugh, I thought I would help out the team by adding 3 more buttons to their steering wheels:

    Mike
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  3. Gran Drewismo

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    Yeah and you have to press Start in order to Shut Down the car.



    We can do these jokes all day.
     
  4. BritBlaster

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    Microsoft and McLaren ... bringing you the "Blue Screen of Death" to to you at 190mph!
     
  5. Mordalo

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    I was just about to comment on that "Blue Screen of Death". :):):) You beat me to it.
     
  6. Jdubbya

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    Hmmm two McLaren in the top five and they are the ones making the ECUs?? Something seems fishy to me. At least the did end up DQ'ing Barichello so Kimi wound up with one point!
     
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