> HOW MANY E-MAIL LIST SUBSCRIBERS DOES IT TAKE TO CHANGE
> A LIGHT BULB?
> Answer: 1,118
> 1 to change the light bulb and to post to the list that the light
> 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 post to the list administrator complaining about the light
> discussion and its inappropriateness to this mail list.
> 41 to correct spelling in the the spelling/grammar flames.
> 109 to post that this list if not about light bulbs and to please
> 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 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,
> 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
> 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 summarize 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
> handle the light bulb controversy.
> 1 from the list admin notifying that the list is looking for a
> server to handle the load.
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