Changing a Sawblade
Q: How many subscribers to a newsgroup does it take to change a sawblade?
1 to change the sawblade and to post that the sawblade has been changed
14 to share similar experiences of changing sawblades and how the sawblade
could have been changed differently
7 to caution about the dangers of changing sawblades
27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing sawblades
41 to correct spelling/grammar flames
6 to argue over whether it's "sawblade" or "saw blade" ...
another 6 to condemn those 6 as anal-retentive
2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is "blade"
27 to post URL's where one can see examples of different sawblades
12 to post to the group that they will no longer post
because they cannot handle the sawblade controversy
4 to suggest that posters request the sawblade FAQ
44 to ask what is a "FAQ"
8 to post jokes about sawblades
2 to post reasons why changing the sawblade is the result of a government
4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"
43 to say "do a Google search on sawblades"
1 lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all