I understand that ED is aggravated when copious amounts of alcohol are
On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 9:57 AM, David Lieb <email@example.com>wrote:
> Consider going on the digest if you can't take the barrage any more.
> Isn't that the reason that MJB offers the Spridgets-Mod? or does that
> option still exist with the current list server software? I wouldn't know.
> No one is required to agree with anyone else's opinions. Heck, I don't agree
> with all of the Spridget advice doled out on this List, either.
> I have not seen any "religious views" promoted on this List. Sure, I quoted
> Deuteronomy 25 and Billy referred to Acts 9, but neither one was promoting
> any religious view. In fact, any fundamentalist would have taken us to task
> for dealing flippantly with the holy scriptures.
> All of the political views have been fairly easy to detect and/or delete
> without exposing oneself to possible contamination.
> Remember that, like a credit union, we have a common characteristic
> (Spridgets) that unites us. We also have many differences. I was going to
> say that we are all friends, but it is more like we are all family. There
> are people in my family that I would just as soon not hear from, too. I sure
> don't care to listen to them discussing politics ;-) If only they would send
> them to me as carefully labelled emails so I could simply delete them...
> Please bear in mind that, since our Spridgets run so well and require so
> little done to them, we have to fill in the gaps with something else so we
> can tell that the List is still functional. We used to have a "Cap'n Bob"
> module that used artificial intelligence to generate spurious messages so we
> could tell that we had not been mysteriously unsubscribed. Unfortunately, it
> worked so well that people thought it was a real person and started putting
> up filters to automatically delete these messages, so it was discontinued.
> The concept is being tried again with messages sent by an AI module that
> calls itself "ED" (after all, would a real human name themselves for a
> medical condition like that?). Once again, the filters are defeating the
> purpose, so I guess "ED" will be disappearing soon, too. I wonder what will
> be next.
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