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[Thursday 9th August 2007 at 7:08 pm]

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From: supernews@rec.humor.oracle
Newsgroups: rec.humor.oracle
Subject: rec.humor.oracle scheduled for sporge flood
Followup-To: sci.crypt
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2007 23:45:59 GMT
Organization: nowadays, it drives a polymer too essential up to her select nation
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Approved: supernews@rec.humor.oracle
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Xref: newspeer1-win.ntli.net rec.humor.oracle:1800
X-Received-Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 03:24:03 BST (newsbetxt1-win.ntli.net)
Sporge flooding of rec.humor.oracle will commence in a few hours.

This will render rec.humor.oracle useless.  For an example, see Sci.Crypt.

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Try apologising the forest's overseas maturity and Thomas will let_'s you!

If this is real (and looking at their site this looks likely), then the logical conclusion is that Supernews will be behind whatever sporge flood.

I see it now - boardroom meeting: "I have a great idea for marketing our news service...". You'd think they'd learn from what happened when Belkin tried underhand tactics and got flamed by the entire technical community.

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[User Picture]From: tau_iota_mu_c
Friday 10th August 2007 at 1:58 am (UTC)
Is newsguy.com related to supernews?

I saw this in alt.humor.best-of-usenet and .d too.

More likely, its a joe job where they are trying to get people to spam supernews with angry emails telling them to fsck off.
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