December 12th, 2000, 11:45
Ho Ho Ho,
> > Hello out there all people of the world.
> > This is Santa and I just wanted to let you know that Christmas
> > may be a little late this year.
> > See after checking all the boxes and tallying them up, I found
> > some problems with the results.
> > The first result showed:
> > 428,534,120 Good
> > 428,523,119 Bad
> > The second result showed:
> > 428,534,118 Good
> > 428,523,121 Bad
> > So you see, I can't, with good faith, go out and deliver
> > presents while knowing I could have made a mistake. Maybe
> > Little Johnny was good for once, then again, maybe not.
> > So, I have enlisted the help of all my elves and the Mrs. To
> > help do a recount. We hope to have this finished up by 5pm
> > on the 24th of December, but there is a possibility that it
> > might take longer. You see the tally cards were not quite clear
> > to me, although I made them my-self, I forgot what they
> > meant.
> > You know, Good...and Bad??? And the check marks I used
> > were not all the same, some went left, some right, some were
> > just a mark. some went through both boxes, and some didn't
> > even have much of a mark on them. I leave it up to them to
> > decide what I meant.
> > So if you wake up on Christmas morning, and there are no
> > presents under your tree, at least you can tell the kids the
> > story. Thank you for your patience and understanding in these
> > times,
> > Santa
December 17th, 2000, 16:08
...But don't use all CAPS in the title next time