The ultimate Usenet complaint

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The ultimate Usenet complaint

Subject: [alt.sysadmin.recovery] The ultimate Usenet complaint
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From: (Matthew F. Ringel) Newsgroups: alt.sysadmin.recovery Subject: The ultimate Usenet complaint

A couple of days ago I got a call on my direct line....

(gah. time to take my name out of the phonemail system)

User: "I have a problem with Usenet news..."

Me : "Um, sir, you shouldn't be calling me in the first place, send mail to support--"

User: "But this is *very* important, and may be affecting a lot of subscribers! Please listen to me"

Me : (Well, he *did* say please) "Okay, what's the problem?"

User: "There's nothing interesting on Usenet. It's all mindless crap, and as one of the larger Internet providers, you *must* take liability for this!"

AIEEEEEEE! This is the point where I transferred it to one of the more diplomatic types, before I took the airhorn and placed it too close to the phone.

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