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Wednesday, September 28 12:00 AM ET

BBspot Mailbag

Now you too can enjoy my Inbox without the annoying spam. Every week I get some amazing e-mail. Some amazing because of the sheer cluelessness of the sender, some because of the time and energy that went into crafting them and some are just simply amazing.


BBelievers

The "RPG as life" story catches another discussion board poster unaware...

That is soo cool. I admire this guy for his creativity in thinking this up.... and hey... whatever works for him. He already tackled alot more than a few people on these forums.

Somebody is concerned about ICANN banning "WWW" ...

From: Bojan
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 1:54 PM
To: briggsb@bbspot.com
Subject: Your article on ICANN banning www

Dear Mr. Briggs,

I have read your article on ICANN is going to 'ban' www extension and I'd like information about the source so that I may contact ICANN IMO that violates free speech not to mention www can be subdomain not just an alias and is same as ftp.example.com and the like.
Thank you very much.

I wonder how many people contacted ICANN directly.

Of course, we have a couple more people looking for handouts from Esenam Ayele...

From: Steven
Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 4:00 PM
To: briggsb@bbspot.com
Subject: Re: Article on Nigerian billionaire Esenam Ayele
Importance: High

Dear Mr. Briggs,

I read your article on Esenam Ayele. If this man is really this charitable, I would like to contact him to see if he would select me for a random act of kindness. Would you help me contact him?

And...

From: xxxxx@aol.com
Sent: Sunday, September 25, 2005 12:28 AM
To: briggsb@bbspot.com
Subject: How Can I Contact This Philanthropist?

Hi Brian,

Thank you for your report on this guy. I would really appreciate your help in contacting this man. I am a Pastor with alot of dreams for my city and country. Please respond asap.

Not really sure I want to know what his dreams for our country are.

Another popular BBeliever story is the Mach Smack G500 video card that can see through clothes...

From: Travis
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 11:50 PM
To: briggsb@bbspot.com
Subject: Mach Smack G500

Hey Brian,

Just read your article about the video card. I live in Atlanta, Ga and I was curious as to how I can purchase the Mach Smack G500.
Thanks Brian,


Video Game Titles

Here's a user-supplied Top 11 list for your enjoyment...

From: xxxxxx@cox.net
Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 3:56 PM
To: briggsb@bbspot.com
Subject: Top 11 Worst Video Game Titles

Some ideas for your next "Top 11 Worst Video Game Titles". All rights released to you. (Came up with number two while mowing my acre...)

1. GTA - Southside Retirement Home
2. Need For Speed - Hot Pursuit - Lawnmower Edition
3. France's Army - No Surrender
4. Nuclear Physicist - Cold Fusion
5. World Conquerer - Taliban Edition
6. Ferris Wheel Tycoon
7. Accountacy 3 - Enron - "Cook Those Books!"
8. Minnow Fisherman
9. Geek! - A Reality Game
10. Jury Duty
11. Armchair General - Supply Battalion


That's all for this week!

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