### Be prepared!

>> Thank you for your message to the Adaptec Customer Service department.

>> Your case # is 000000000005432. (NB: not the real number.)

*ROTFL* Exactly how many customer requests do they expect to handle?

If the answer is "about 100/day", which sounds somewhat high to me given the above number, then space will last roughly three times as long as the time until this nice planet will die a fiery death in its expanding sun's outer heliosphere.

Maybe somebody was afraid of the Year-100-Billion problem…

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>> Your case # is 000000000005432. (NB: not the real number.)

*ROTFL* Exactly how many customer requests do they expect to handle?

If the answer is "about 100/day", which sounds somewhat high to me given the above number, then space will last roughly three times as long as the time until this nice planet will die a fiery death in its expanding sun's outer heliosphere.

Maybe somebody was afraid of the Year-100-Billion problem…

…