And now from our SAY HELLO AGAIN TO THE NEW MILLENIUM department, here is:

Subject: Too Much of the 90's revisited
Source: nan < >


1. You tried to enter your password on the microwave.

2. You now think of three espressos as "getting wasted."

3. You haven't played solitaire with a real deck of cards in years.

4. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of 3.

5. You e-mail your son in his room to tell him that dinner is ready,
and he e-mails you back "What's for dinner?"

6. You daughter sells Girl Scout Cookies via her web site.

7. You chat several times a day with a stranger from South Africa, but
you haven't spoken with your next door neighbor yet this year.

8. You didn't give your valentine a card this year, but you posted one
for your e-mail buddies via a web page.

9. Your daughter just bought a CD of all the records your college
roommate used to play.

10. You check the ingredients on a can of chicken noodle soup to see if
it contains echinacea.

11. You check your blow dryer to see if it's Y2K compliant.

12. Your grandmother clogs up your e-mail in-box asking you to send her
a JPEG file of your newborn so she can create a screen saver. (Ours
prefers to send e-mails that say great things will happen if you send
this to 6 other people, usually we get at least 1 every other week!)

13. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if
anyone is home.

14. Every commercial on television has a web site address at the bottom
of the screen.

15. You buy a computer and a week later it is out of date and now sells
for half the price you paid.

16. The concept of using real money, instead of credit or debit, to
make a purchase is foreign to you.

17. Cleaning up the dining area means getting the fast food bags out of
the back seat of your car.

18. Your reason for not staying in touch with family is that they do
not have e-mail addresses.

19. You consider 2nd day air delivery painfully slow.

20. You refer to your dining room table as the flat filing cabinet.

21. Your idea of being organized is multiple colored post-it notes.

22. You hear most of your jokes via e-mail instead of in person.