Would You Rather Get Hit With An Egg or A Pie?
May 19, 2008:
Current Microsoft CEO, Steve BallmerÂ got an egg thrown at him from a strange Hungarian IT student.Â The HungarianÂ studentÂ was also wearing a shirt with Microsoft = Corruption written on it.Â The reason why he threw the egg at Steve Ballmer is speculated to revolve around a Hungarian Government deals and tenders agreement that favors Microsoft and locks out competition.Â The Hungarian student yelled out “Give back the money of the taxpayers!” before throwing 3 eggs.Â All of the eggs missed.
February 4, 1998
“Pastry terrorists,” Brian Keegan and Remy Belvaux threw a pie at former Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates when entering a meeting hosted by the former Belgium Minister-president, Luc Van den Brande.Â The two pranksters were fined $88, the maximum penalty for “mild violence.”Â Below is the video:
Steve Ballmer: “It was a friendlyÂ disruption.Â That broke my train of thought”Â
Bill Gates: “[the pie] just wasn’t that good.”
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