Friends of Gordon, Friends of Rohit, Friends of Ron, Friends of
Sangeeta... are we going to approach the day where every person has a
"Friends of Me" mailing list?
> From Amin8r@aol.com Tue Feb 17 21:56:00 1998
> To: Tigger165@aol.com, email@example.com, Basspower@swipnet.se,
> firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Tadzio69@aol.com,
> Rzdwtbktr@aol.com, PEM1997@aol.com, Pattibowie@aol.com,
> DataKryten@aol.com, MrEPhobia@aol.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
> Smplymikey@aol.com, KRINGLE97@aol.com, email@example.com,
> firstname.lastname@example.org, BratPrince@cp-tel.net,
> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, LtlEQks@aol.com,
> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, SunkyOne@aol.com,
> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
> JBelle2Cap@aol.com, CLAY778@aol.com, CNassi7777@aol.com,
> firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
> LoveMeDoYa@aol.com, Amber2cute@aol.com, email@example.com,
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> In Responce to Your E-Mail "Tigger165"....
> Dear Kind Group of People & One Amazing Jerk:
> My name is Amy. I have the great pleasure of knowing some of you. Some
> acquantances I have yet to make. I introduce myself simply for the
> fact that I have never been so freaked out by one piece of mail in my
> You see...I do not belong to the Oscar-Discussing Colective. I was
> cordially invited by the Lovely Miss Sangeeta, however I chose to
> decline her gracious offer. She IS a lovely gal isn't she folks? When
> I got home this evening...I did my usual thing, you know. I start
> reading the mail and I come across this "E-mail" of Flaming Fire and I
> am trying to figure out what the hell this person is talking
> about.... Who is he? he doesn't belong to the list-serv goup I
> do... he's never posted before so what's up with this smack he's
> screaming thru my screen ????
> After I racked my brain for a while it hit me... This person who so
> boldly flamed me must have gotten my name off of Sangeeta's invitation
> somehow, maybe it was addressed to him as well... I certainly wasn't
> in the list-serv or I would have gotten a clue as to what ticked him
> off so badly....
> I appologize for taking the time of people I don't know... but I am
> looking for an explanation...This guy freaked me out...and why?
> Because he couldn't get the addresses right? Isn't this the same guy
> who just emailed us ranting and raving about how seemingly perfect he
> is? And how we all fall into these catagories, that since he
> apparently doesn't....he is somehow better than us all?? And yet...I
> am an innocent not-even-bystander, just a random name he drew up
> somewhere to yell at?
> Well, I didn't ask to be invited into this conversation, but since you
> have opened the door...allow me to answer you question....... Which
> catagory do I fit? You See....I AM ALL OF THEM.... Some days, i
> can't get my head out of my arse.. I misspell email like crazy and
> can't complete sentences. and sound like a goober Somdays I reply to
> every email that comes down the pike... and I post things to the whole
> list when I really only wanted to send it to JohnDoe... Somedays I
> just lurk.... Or maybe get a little too grumpy... Somedays I seem to
> have it all straight - A good day, funny joke, roller skating in
> videos, any little thing and I am right with the world and I AM the
> hippest person in it... (or at least in my own mind...LOL) I do try to
> be everything to everyone :) I am all of these things you rant and
> rave about...WHY? Because I am a human. I do goofy things.... When
> you belong to a collective group of people discussing things... A
> person must realize that this is part of the territory... You can take
> it with a grain of salt or you can get all pent up about it... We are
> not all experts here... But we all should have one common goal - the
> use of common courtesy...
> Thank you for your time.
Philosophy is useless, theology is worse.
-- Dire Straits