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Fwd: On a lighter note

Poster: James and/or Nancy Gilly <KatieMorag@worldnet.att.net>

>To: Multiple recipients of list sca-missilecombat
>From: Will Ritchie <ritchie@freenet.tlh.fl.us>
>Subject: Fwd: On a lighter note
>Date: Wed, 16 Apr 97 18:44:51 +0000
>Say what you will, I think that every SCA listserv around should take a
>look (and hopefully a chuckle) at this (and yes, many of us are going to
>get four or more copies of this in our mailboxes; that's the way it goes): 
>(Thanks to Atalaya on the Trimarian List)
>----------------------------Forwarded Message--------------------------------
>Q:  How many internet mail list subscribers does it take
>    to change a light bulb?
> A:  1,331:
>         1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail
>           list that the light bulb has been changed
>        14 to share similar experiences of changing light
>           bulbs and how the light bulb could have been
>           changed differently.
>         7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.
>        27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about
>           changing light bulbs.
>        53 to flame the spell checkers
>       156 to write to the list administrator complaining about
>           the light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness
>           to this mail list.
>        41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
>       109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and
>           to please take this email exchange to alt.lite.bulb
>       203 to demand that cross posting to alt.grammar,
>           alt.spelling and alt.punctuation about changing
>           light bulbs be stopped.
>       111 to defend the posting to this list saying that we
>           are all use light bulbs and therefore the posts
>           **are** relevant to this mail list.
>       306 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.
>        27 to post URLs where one can see examples of
>           different light bulbs
>        14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and
>           to post corrected URLs.
>         3 to post about links they found from the URLs that
>           are relevant to this list which makes light bulbs
>           relevant to this list.
>        33 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote
>           them including all headers and footers, and then
>           add "Me Too."
>        12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing 
>           because they cannot handle the light bulb
>           controversey.
>        19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three."
>         4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ.
>         1 to propose new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup.
>        47 to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion
>           was meant for, leave it here.
>       143 votes for alt.lite.bulb.
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James and/or Nancy Gilly


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