On 2017-09-19 11:12 PM, Eli the Bearded wrote:
> In rec.humor.oracle.d, <dsi...@gmail.com
>> is anyone still here, really?
I'm hardly ever here. I spend oodles of time at
taking silly questions seriously. There is a
pretty much unused feature of the site, where you could sneak in and
make an attributed joke out of a question. Just put the question _only_
in the topic of jokes.
I haven't used that feature. I'm just saying that it exists, and that
outside of that topic, masking (or obliterating) an answer with a joke
is against policy. It would also take some work to port the oracular
It might be more doable in a blog.
Orrie may become lively again, but really, I think it would take some
serious effort to make him as big as he was at the turn of the century,
when USENET wasn't on the wane.