-no u2 content-*joke*

amanda mills ([email protected])
Sun, 05 Jul 1998 04:49:40 PDT

While written about 'net newsgroups, the following pretty much applies
 mailing lists, too...

 Q: How many newsgroup readers does it take to change a light bulb?

 A: 435,235:
 1 to change the bulb
 4 to tell him he should have done it differently
 365 to point out spelling/grammar errors in first 5 posts
 1834 to flame the spell checkers
 4598 to correct spelling in spelling flames
 6785 to say please move to alt.spelling.lite.bulb
 15,467 to say stop cross posting to soc.women,
 alt.adoption, and
 23,456 to endlessly debate which method is superior
 236,789 to concatenate all articles to date and quote them, only to
say, "Me
 106,345 to quote the "Me Toos" to say, "Me Three"
 1 to propose new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup
 89,345 to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion was meant for,
leave it
 10,584 votes for alt.lite.bulb

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