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[TowerTalk] True north - the sequel

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Subject: [TowerTalk] True north - the sequel
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Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 01:45:17 -0400 (EDT)
      This is for the True North Musketeers (you know who you are!) --

>Q:  How many TowerTalk list subscribers does it take
>    to determine true north?
>A:  1,331:
>        1 to ask how to determine true north 
>         6 to post to TowerTalk how it was found
>       14 to share similar experiences of finding true north
>          and how it could have been found differently.
>        7 to caution about the errors in each method.
>       27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about
>          true north.
>       53 to flame the spell checkers
>      156 to write to K7LXC complaining about
>          the true north discussion and the fact that it has
>          gone on "way too long".
>       41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
>      109 to post that this list is not about true north and
>          to please take this email exchange to alt.true.north.
>      111 to defend the posting to this list saying that we
>          all need to know true north and therefore the posts
>          **are** relevant to the TowerTalk list.
>      306 to debate which method of determining true north
>          is superior and where to buy the compass, GPS,  
>          newspaper, Almanac, etc.
>       Everyone to engage in the infamous "declination vs. variation" 
>            debate. 
>       27 to post URLs where one can see different examples of
>          True North
>       14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and
>          to post corrected URLs.
>        3 to post about links they found from the URLs that 
>          are relevant to TowerTalk which makes finding true north
>          relevant to this list.
>       33 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote
>          them including all headers and footers, and then 
>          add "Me Too." SOMETIMES IN ALL CAPS.
>       12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing
>          because they cannot handle the true north 
>          controversey.
>       19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three."
>        4 to suggest that posters request the true north FAQ.
>        1 to propose new alt.change.true.north newsgroup.
>      143 votes for alt.true.north.
      WARNING: This post does in NO WAY authorize any discussions about...
well, you know what. 

73,   Steve   K7LXC

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