[CrackMonkey] you have a statistical sampling problem here.
jaq at spacepants.org
Mon Jan 28 15:51:56 PST 2002
This one time, at band camp, Rick Moen wrote:
>The whiners' MUAs are broken. They aren't fixing, and people who should
>know better are defying common sense in making excuses for them.
Write an essay about it. No-one'll read it, but you'll feel better.
>Trying to grab at principles of criminal law to make excuses for saying
>begin followed by two spaces is a wicked thing to put in e-mails is way
>over the top. You know better than that.
Sadly, I think Rick has lost the ability to recognise humour, or even sad
attempts at humour. Or is it just unfashionable to admit that one doesn't
get a joke?
I find this whole thread frustrating, there has been nothing but
misinterpretation after misinterpretation. Wether Rick is a stubborn wanker
or Jeff is a whiny schoolkid, who the fuck cares? Deliberately
formatting your mail so that the string /^begin / appears doesn't help
teaching people who use broken mailers about their options, but if you don't
care, then I'm not going to attempt to change your opinion -- I really don't
For a monkey on crack, it sure doesn't seem happy.
Gar, and on the subject; I had joined crackmonkey under the impression it
would be a thriving free software list, but in all my time here I can only
recall the announcement of GAR. The rest of it's been pretty fucking
 Perhaps not.
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'twas said thirteen dozenne spammers he'd cleaved apart!
His bootes were black, and about his wayste
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-- Tanuki the Raccoon-dog emulating Chaucer,
in the Scary Devil Monastery
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