[tomato] Read closely....does this sound familar?

Orchid (Tomato@GlobalGarden.com)
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 22:42:09 -0400

Somebody sent this to me I thought I would share.
Pete, South Florida, Zone 10
Anyone who subscribes to an e-mail list (interest group) or takes part  in
newsgroups will appreciate this.  The author is unknown.
Q. how many Internet mail list subscribers does it take to change a  light
A. 1184.
1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail list that the light  bulb
the 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 against the dangers of light bulb changing.
27 to point out the spelling/grammar/math's errors in posts about  changing
light bulbs.
53 to flame (send nasty messages to) the spelling-checkers.
41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
156 to complain to the list administrator about the inappropriateness of  a
light bulb discussion to this mail list.
109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take  it
to alt.lite.bulb.
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.
203 to demand that cross posting to alt.grammar,alt.spelling and
alt.punctuation about changing light be stopped.
306 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior, where to
buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs would best for this
technique, and which brands are faulty.
27 to post the URLs (Web addresses) where one can see examples of  different
light bulbs.
14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and to post the  corrected
32 to quote all posts to date, including headers, footers and  signatures,
and then "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" letters and to add "Me three".
4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ (Frequently Asked
Questions help file).
1 to propose that there be a new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup.
47 to say this is just what alt.physics.cold-fusion was meant for, so  leave
it here