On 5 Aug 2002, at 14:38, David W. Tamkin wrote:
> Chuq nominated,
> | A site in Canada deleting all messages with the words "sp*c**l *ff*r" in
> | them. Telling us if it's NOT spam, to re-send without that phrase.
> | Like we're really going to resend a set of mail list messages for their
> | benefit....
> Last week a twit on another list autoresponded at me that he doesn't accept
> mail with exclamation points in the subject, so if I want him to receive it, I
> should send it again with no exclamation points.
> It had *one* exclamation point, and that because it was Re: the subject of
> another post, whose author was excited about having finally solved a knotty
> There may be only one award per day, but there's a candidate born every
Maybe "There is ALWAYS some sysadmin who has their system clock mis-set
to September" :o)
Except that most sysadmins treat these filters as if they are NSA
codebooks, it might be fun to try to collect some of the more outrageous
rules on a web site... "sysadminswithoutaclue.com"...:o)
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