Originally Posted by Centos
Yeah, it pretended it had logged into the IRS, the call had been intercepted and they were tracing it ... but you couldn't get it to hang up. The dial-in sounds were pretty realistic (back in the days of the land line modem). He also did something funny with the calendar. I still have ScriptThing for DOS and ScriptThing for Windows -- I should install it just for the fun of it.
You still have ScriptThing for DOS? Man, I spent months looking for that. Several years back I convinced myself that I missed writing in DOS because in DOS I never had internet access, couldn't get distracted by anything, couldn't do anything but write. By that point I had moved on to ScriptThing for Windows and there was some sort of corruption on the 3 1/2" DOS version floppy. I even wrote to the original creator, but he couldn't sell it to me anymore because by that point Movie Magic Screenwriter owned all rights to the code.
By the way, out of nostalgia I went back and made a ScriptThing icon that I use instead of the Movie Magic one on my Mac: