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And for the Morons who still say that Y2k Fear "didn't cost anything":

"Dealing with Y2K wasn't at all difficult," said Dorman, who wrapped up his work by mid-December. "It was actually rather easy."

In fact, the only real suffering Jamaica underwent as a result of a Y2K glitch was a costly drop in tourism. Because of the uncertainty about Jamaica's Y2K readiness, hotel bookings for the normally packed New Year's weekend were between 10 percent and 40 percent lower than the previous year throughout the island, said Stuart Fisher of SuperClubs, which runs 10 resorts in Jamaica. "The perception that there would be problems was the biggest problem for us," he said.


-- cpr (, August 02, 2000


-- Black Adder (, August 02, 2000.

-- Black Adder (, August 02, 2000.

-- (hmm@hmm.hmm), August 02, 2000.


-- Black Adder (, August 02, 2000.


-- (hmm@hmm.hmm), August 02, 2000.

Is that frame holding a picture of your mind?

-- cpr (, August 02, 2000.

For you cpr, this year has been hell for some of us who don't have cash. We are thankful for the extras we put up. I am glald you are one that it didn't touch. We just thank the lord we put back.

-- ET (, August 02, 2000.

"Jamaica Experience Shows Why Dire Y2K Predictions Went Wrong"

-- (, August 03, 2000.

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