OT: Friday funny

Subject: OT: Friday funny
From: Tanya Jessup <tanya_jessup -at- EPICDATA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 08:23:02 -0800

I saw this posted to one of my other lists and I couldn't resist!
>--------------------------------------------------------
>Q: How many internet mail list subscribers does it take to change a
>light bulb?
>
>A: 1,343
>
>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;
>
>41 to correct spelling/grammar flames;
>
>6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb";
>
>another 6 to condemn those 6 as anal-retentive;
>
>156 to write to the list administrator about the light bulb discussion
>and its inappropriateness to this mail list;
>
>109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take
>this email exchange to litebulb-l;
>
>203 to demand that cross posting to grammar-l, spelling-l and
>illuminati-l 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 URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs;
>
>14 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the
>corrected URL's;
>
>3 to post about links they found from the URL's that are relevant to
>this list which makes light bulbs relevant to this list;
>
>33 to link 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 controversy;
>
>19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three";
>
>4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ;
>
>44 to ask what is "FAQ";
>
>4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago on
>Usenet?"
>
>143 to ask "what's Usenet?"
>
>--------------------------------------------
Happy Friday
Tanya


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