> the downtown Seattle REI store: lots of exposed wood, rock, concrete,
> flowing wooden stairways and open space.
...and often enough, teenagers under close watch! Plus everyone else.
> As we stairwayed down,
it seems to have rubbed off a bit (making you burnished rare junglemateriel, I
suppose,) effectorizing verbing.
> .....[more amenities than Monsanto makes]
> 11. Security system (automated and personnel) is redundant. Hidden
> cameras everywhere including interior stone walls. Sensors in the floor
> can track a person to within 6 inches. System is monitored at the
> Microsoft campus.
6 inches?! They'll put flaws in the wood. Or maybe
it has a little Ewok village defense grid tucked....
I can just picture project pathfinder trying to get to the gates
before they opened...
"Luxurious 1-inch Goodyear driveway that wasn't there
before...fantastically textured front gates which play
TrustObey as the wind whistles through them."
> 12. Gates has a personal 4-car garage. House for the maintenance staff
> has its own 3-car garage. Nanny parks in the 6-car carport across from
> the main entry. An additional 20 cars can be parked in a subterranean
> arched concrete building which through an electronic transformation
> becomes a basketball court.
Gotta go; my ride turns into a basketball at 12.
> 23. Shower curtain next to the spa is a 4500 pound slab of granite.
Studly, g-boy! Wasted and drained is the best time to work out....
This must be why Larry Ellison invents all those weird games,
with billg shadowing him like this.
> Clearly I am going to have to make (and/or steal) several billion
> dollars or run a competing company
w/ competing lobbyists? Hey, sounds like this was energizing to you.
> or get elected to public position
h-oooui. I motion for appointment!
> before I will be invited to check out those amenities.
> no way 99.99999%
> of our planet could even begin to fathom the level of decadence that
> megadollars can afford.
Lots of places have $54m temples. Heck, that could be thecost of your education in
> The main lawn was greener than a well-kept golf course.
CaRnIvORouS gRaSS. KeEEp OOuuT
> Twenty twelve-seat white round tables were strewn across the lawn, with
> immaculate white chairs and shady (sic) umbrellas.
> at least the stock price of the company has soared from 85 on June 8 to
> 111 as of August 18
Whoops. Darn these fair-valued companies.
> a word; it was eerily silent. He's dressed in an Izod-like blue
> collared shirt and khakis, colored socks and boat shoes. Very casual.
Good thing you didn't ask him about iMacs. "Brochure?"
> > "Bill Gates is so rich, he could buy Janet Reno's affection."
> Come to think of it, this would not be the first time a multibillionaire
> had expressed such plain sentiments to me. Rohit was with me in October
> when we met Warren Buffett, and he also exuded
I need exuding classes, and quick. Effusion, too. Maybe all the Es.I'll start
ebilluating e-vectors until effulgent. (I saw it in a movie once.)
> from relaxation???? Certainly you cannot have bazaars this way -- you
> cannot even build cathedrals this way!
It beats meeting the barrel -fast- on its way up...but there'sa word for toning one
skill in a given gamut at a time....
As soon as you invent it. 'Zooming' doesn't catch it all, does it?
> Dessert consisted of the freshest fruits and what can only be described
> as a chocoholic's dream of confectionry and culinary delights.
*They're not at bad as I think!* Now to send the Ozric Tentacles.
> -- Pi, the movie, http://www.pithemovie.com/