ANST - Which One is You?
avicenna at ix.netcom.com
Thu Jul 30 16:56:18 PDT 1998
amid peals of laughter.
Reading this gave me a strange sense of deja vu. See if this does it for
you. And tack on a thank you to the ANST list administrator for all the
---Valencia de Avicenna
---Barony of Bjornsborg
---"Let 'em fly!"
****Light Bulbs on the Internet****
How many people does it take to change a light bulb in
1 to successfully 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
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
using light bulbs and therefore the posts **are** relevant to this
306 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior,
where to buy the best light bulbs, what brands of light bulb work best
for this technique, and what brands are faulty.
27 to post URLs where one can see examples of different light
14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and to post
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 collate 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 new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup.
47 to say that this is just what this list was meant for, leave
143 votes for a new list alt.lite.bulb.
38 votes proclaiming the advantages in using vintage light
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