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Re: [IP] Risking a deviation from the usual DM diet



This is too funny! And too true :)

rtalis



On 29 Oct 99, at 22:45, Anika Schon wrote:

> Does anyone find that the following affects their BGs?  
> 
> *******
> Q: How many internet mail list subscribers does it take to change a light
> bulb?
> 
> A: Exactly Five Hundred:
> 
>    1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail list
>      that the light bulb has been changed
>    7 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and
>      how the light bulb could have been changed differently.
>    4 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.
>  106 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is
>      superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light
>      bulbs work best for this technique, and what brands are faulty.
>   17 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about
>      changing light bulbs.
>   21 to flame the spell/grammar checkers
>   20 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
>   32 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to
>      please take this email exchange to alt.lite.bulb
>   15 to demand that cross posting to alt.grammar,
>      alt.spelling and alt.punctuation about changing light bulbs be
>      stopped.
>   49 to write to the list administrator complaining about the
>      light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness to this mail
>      list.
>   41 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all
>      use light bulbs and therefore the posts **are** relevant to this
>      mail list.
>   12 to post URLs where one can see examples of different
>      light bulbs
>    8 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and to
>      post corrected URLs.
>    2 to post about links they found from the URLs that are
>      relevant to this list which makes light bulbs relevant to this
>      list.
>   69 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote them
>      including all headers and footers, and then add pointedly, "Me
>      Too."
>   24 to quote the "Me Too's" and happily add, "Me Three!"
>    6 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing because
>      they cannot handle the light bulb controversy.
>    3 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ.
>    1 to propose new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup.
>    9 to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion was
>      meant for, leave it here.
>   53 to vote for alt.lite.bulb.
> *******
> Me either. ;^)
> 
> Anika, so sue me.
> 
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