OT but funny
- In view of recent off-topic discussion and controversy, just thought I'd
post this, as it is pretty funny and some of it sounds very familiar.
Question: How many E Mail List Subscribers does it take to change a light
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
106 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.
99 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take this
email exchange to private email
113 to demand that cross posting to other mail lists about changing light
bulbs be stopped.
101 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs
and therefore the posts **are** relevant to this mail list.
156 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
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 controversy.
19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three."
4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ.
1 to propose a new "Lite Bulb Changing" Mail List.
47 to say this is just what the Mail List was meant for
123 votes for the new Mail List`
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