From: Tony@halmarax.demon.co.uk (Tony Halmarack)
Subject: Re: Knock once for yes, twice for no!
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 1996 21:02:21 +0100
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Kevin Jones wrote:
> Is anyone still contributing to this list or has everyone gone to sleep?
Well, there were 58 of us until someone mentioned the Bogey-man
and another bright spark suggested cremation as a type of foreplay.
Now we are 31, which is probably a good number if you're into that kind
Since only about 4 or 5 of the remaining subscribers ever participate in
the discussion, it would be interesting to find out what kind of
stimulant this silent majority need, to break their silence.
Some lists require all subscribers to send an introduction, or
excommunication befalls. This may be a heavy handed approach,
particularly if the quiet ones are the very terminal cases we
set out to champion.
As it is my wife won't let me use the computer for more than ten
minutes a day until her new kitchen is fitted and functioning.
I'm temporarily cornered by reality, that's my excuse.
-- Tony Halmarack =(*)= Tony@halmarax.demon.co.uk