fwd: Listserv humor

Subject: fwd: Listserv humor
From: Debbie Molinaro <debbiem -at- UCS -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 21:57:35 -0400

Okay, I don't care if I get flamed or reprimanded for this! If the shoe
fits...!


> There was no ascribed author.
> Thought y'all would enjoy it.
> >
> >> 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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