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Work Virus Hoax

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:54 AM
Type:
Hoax

This is a hoax. The hoax message is similar to the following:

Subject: Fwd: Warning

Message:

This virus warning is genuine.

There is a new virus going around, called "work." If you receive any sort of "work" at all, whether via email, internet or simply handed to you by a colleague...DO NOT OPEN IT.

This has been circulating around our building for months and those who have been tempted to open "work" or even look at "work" have found that their social
life is deleted and their brain ceases to function properly. If you do encounter "work" via email or are faced with any "work" at all, Then to purge the virus, send an email to your boss with the words "I've had Enough of your crap... I'm off to the pub." The "work" should automatically be forgotten by your brain.

If you receive "work" in paper-document form, simply lift the document and drag the "work" to your garbage can. Put on your hat and coat and skip to the nearest bar with two friends and order three pints of beer (or rum punch). After repeating this action 14 times, you will find that "work" will no longer be of any relevance to you and that "Scooby Doo" was the greatest cartoon ever.Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on messages. Passing on messages about the hoax only serves to further propagate it.
Writeup By: Eric Chien
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