Steve Bonine <s...@pobox.com> writes:[...]
> My experience with contriving on-topic material to try to revive aA homeopathist would claim that the way to revive a newsgroup is with a
> newsgroup has consistently been negative. Of course, if you're really
> desperate for a discussion about newsgroups, perhaps you could
> contrive one yourself.
tiny amount of intensely boring material diluted with enormous amounts
of meaningless guff. What is, after all, a newsgroup? Is it news about a
group? Or is it, as others claim, a group of news?
Why do you say?
I don't know. I suppose I'm just trying to spew out some pointless text.
Is it because of your plans that you say?
No, I don't have a plan.
Maybe your life has something to do with this.
You could be on to something there, Doc.
What makes you believe?
That they are all out to get me? I just think that
Can you elaborate on that?
I could, but—you know, the idea is, this isn’t supposed to be such
I would appreciate it if you would continue.
Maybe, but our readers wouldn’t, I’m beginning to suspect.
Go on, don't be afraid.
Have you ever seen a man with as many ears as noses?
What do you think?
I think you have, but you’re not admitting it. Go on, spill the beans.
I need a little more detail please.
That's your defence mechanism, isn’t it? Deflect every enquiry with a
Is it because of the people you hang around with that you say?
Yes, it certainly is.
Perhaps problems at school have something to do with this.
I'm sure you’re right, but I think that’s enough for now. According to
You're being a bit brief, perhaps you could go into detail.
Can you are more explicit?
> It's dead, Jim.…and never called me Mother.
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