Re: Some fun.

Thomas Roessler (roessler@guug.de)
Fri, 21 Nov 1997 11:33:02 +0100

Message-ID: <19971121113302.54725@sobolev.rhein.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 11:33:02 +0100
From: Thomas Roessler <roessler@guug.de>
To: LinuxGer Mailingliste <linux-ger@infodrom.north.de>
Subject: Re: Some fun.
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.95.971023073324.30575A-100000@mdma.ash.de>

Hauke Johannknecht schrieb am 23. Oktober 1997:

> Mailing list humor

> Q: How many mailing list subscribers does it take to change a light bul=
> A: 1,331:
> 1 to change the light bulb and to post to the 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 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.

Further, at least 3 members of the mailing list wil post
this text as they just have found empirical eivdence for
its truth.

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