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  • From: Chris Maden <crism@ora.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 11:12:00 -0500

[Jim Harmon]
> I suggest everyone who recieved a copy reply directly to the sender
> with a copy to postmaster@aol.com and abuse@aol.com, mentioning that
> this is a Federal Crime.  The electronic version of "Chain Letters".

I hate to prolong this thread, but this particular chain mail is *not*
prosecutable, I believe.  It wasn't an MMF, it was just an avoid-bad-
luck message, and actually a pretty amusing one.  Did anyone else
actually read it?

> John Mellor who was four years old deleted his letter and later the
> same day while helping his mother prepare dinner, fed his hands
> through the meat mincer, climbed into the microwave oven and
> exploded himself all over his mother's shocked face.

That's very _South Park_.

[Jim Harmon]
> DO NOT forward the message to ANYONE esle.

Yeah - being amused by it doesn't mean I was glad to receive it.

> (You'ld think everyone would have heard about this cr*p by now.
> These things go around about every 6 months.)

In general, yes, but I've never seen this one before.  I don't know
what Davidofvf's deal is, but that message was very bizarre.

<!ENTITY crism PUBLIC "-//O'Reilly//NONSGML Christopher R. Maden//EN"
"<URL>http://www.oreilly.com/people/staff/crism/ <TEL>+1.617.499.7487
<USMAIL>90 Sherman Street, Cambridge, MA 02140 USA" NDATA SGML.Geek>

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