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1994 Fools: Gamma Alpha Lambda, the Order of the Sacred Flame
From firstname.lastname@example.org Sat Apr 2 21:02:08 PST 1994 Article: 2019 of alt.usenet.kooks Newsgroups: alt.usenet.kooks Path: agate!howland.reston.ans.net!usenet.ins.cwru.edu!magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu!csn!csus.edu!netcom.com!kazrak From: email@example.com (Roger B. Jones, Jr.) Subject: Gamma Alpha Lambda, the Order of the Sacred Flame Message-ID: <kazrakCnLEwy.firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Gamma Alpha Lambda. (email@example.com) Date: Fri, 1 Apr 1994 18:19:46 GMT Lines: 36 Proposal: Usenet (dis)Honorary Society: Gamma Alpha Lambda, the Order of the Sacred Flame This society will be open to those who: 1.) Demonstrate a willingness and ability to spend large quantities of valuable time flaming people of different viewpoints over Usenet. 2.) Read and post to newsgroups solely for flame content instead of interest in the (purported) subject matter. 3.) Show one or more of: A.) Uniqueness, intelligence, and talent in flaming. (Rare.) B.) Willing to invest personal energy and money to continue flaming. C.) Stubbornness and thick-headedness above and beyond the call of duty. D.) Deafness to the responses of their opponents. (Very common.) 4.) Promote the ideals of the society, namely that: A.) Flames are good. B.) Flames having nothing to do with the newsgroup in question are better. C.) Flames against the newsgroup as a whole are best of all. D.) Spending all your money to get a news feed just to flame is the pinnacle of membership. Nominations for membership are now being accepted. Please send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org Initial membership will be offered to most of the Usenet Kooks list. (Note: Gamma Alpha Lambda stands for: Get A Life! One wonders about folks such as S*rd*r who get a (non-cheap) UUnet feed just to keep reposting the same stuff even though they're in the killfiles of half to world. If you believed this post, please consider joining.) -- Brad Jones email@example.com Cypherpunk Tentacle #/PGP Key 6F4389 The most redundant saying on Usenet: "Correct me if I'm wrong." This message brought to you by the letters aleph and xi, and the number e. I speak solely for myself.