Reply to post: Re: I may be weird, but...

FYI: That Hawaii missile alert was no UI blunder. Someone really thought the islands were toast

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Re: I may be weird, but...

Various militaries use the "This is NOT a drill" when the real crap hits the rotating air movement device. They recognize the problem and it's a real one. Complacency sets in with "alerts" even fake ones. Better to just use a test message like "this is a test of the emergency system..." and not much more. Save the flashing lights, ah-oga horns, etc. for the real thing.

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