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Relive Your Y2K Freakout In 19 Steps

New Year's Eve, 1999: You embrace for the impending demise of civilization. Or just nothing.

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3. Nooo. It stands for Year 2000. Basically, the Computer People didn't think ahead.

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And computers can only recognize years with two digits. So when we hit the year 2000, they'll just see 00 and think it's 1900. And this is bad. Very, very bad.

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5. The computers will get confused and break.

And all our communications and electronics will go crazy. You won't be able to go anywhere or do anything and nothing is going to work.

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