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Wednesday, September 10 12:01 AM EST

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.


Finally, caught some Believers this week. The first wondered about the new Law and Order series based on the RIAA...

From: Andrea
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 9:51 PM
Subject: Law and Order RIAA

Mr Briggs, I would like to know if what I had read about Law and Order
is correct. I love the show, but to think that another spin off of the series is coming out is wonderful. Just want to know if this is correct.

The second Believer this week is wondering about the new Dell patent....

From: stu
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 5:22 PM
Subject: Dell Patents "Reboot and See If That Fixes It" Technical
Support Process Story

Is this one true? If this is the case....I'm going to patent the phrase "How you doing?", "do you want fries with that?" "Thanks for calling", etc.

I guess I need to sit down and make out a list!

OK, the third Believer isn't a true Believer, but is humorous nonetheless. A couple weeks back I talked about the gullibility mailing list and...

From: Feargal
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 12:42 PM
To: Brian Briggs
Subject: Gullibility mailing list?

You mentioned a "gullibility mailing list" in your Mailbag article.
Can you tell me how to subscribe to it?

They had to stop the list, because Congress passed a law making gullibility illegal..

And finally Nolan Curtis gets an offer from his resume posting...

From: Elliott
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 11:19 PM
Subject: references

You spoke of references in your resume. You look like a fine upstanding young man , I think you'll do if the references look good.

Offensive BBspot

Hell hath no fury like a women upset with the OS Quiz on BBspot...

Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2003 7:32 AM
Subject: a chasm never to be breached?

waht to do if one is a woman,

and is invited to fill in a questionnaire 'which os are you?'

just sigh and get on with my life.

some people (m) are beyond redemption. :(

don't go on with what you are doing on bbspot, that's all I can say
about it.

She's right. I'm going to quit BBspot tomorrow.

BBspot Break Up

Long time BBspotter Aaron let me know that he has made a break up card on his site based on Geek Horoscopes. Check it out...

That's all for this week!

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