Example of an Anti-chainletter chainletter

From: Philip Jonkers (philipjonkers@prodigy.net)
Date: Sun Apr 14 2002 - 01:56:22 BST

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    From: "Philip Jonkers" <philipjonkers@prodigy.net>
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    Subject: Example of an Anti-chainletter chainletter
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    I don't know how appropriate the next is, but I can't resist the temptation to show
    it to you guys. It's a fine example of a chainletter designed to ridicule chainletters.


    >>>>Hello, my name is John and I suffer from the guilt of not forwarding 50
    >>>>billion fucking chain letters sent to me by people who actually believe
    >>>>that if you send them on, a poor 6-year-old girl in Arkansas with a
    >>>>breast on her forehead will be able to raise enough money to have it
    >>>>removed before her redneck parents sell her to a traveling freak show.
    >>>>Do you honestly believe that Bill Gates is going to give you, and
    >>>>everyone to whom you send "his" email, $1000? How stupid are we? "Ooooh,
    >>>>looky here! If I scroll down this page and make a wish, I'll get laid by
    >>>>every good looking model in the magazine!" What a bunch of bullshit.
    >>>>Maybe the evil chain letter leprechauns will come into my house and
    >>>>sodomize me in my sleep for not continuing a chain that was started by
    >>>>Peter in 5 AD and brought to this country by midget pilgrims on the
    >>>>Mayflower. Fuck them.
    >>>>If you're going to forward something, at least send me something mildly
    >>>>amusing. I've seen all the "send this to 10 of your closest friends, and
    >>>>this poor, wretched excuse for a human being will somehow receive a
    >>>>nickel from some omniscient being" forwards about 90 times. I don't
    >>>>fucking care. Show a little intelligence and think about what you're
    >>>>actually contributing to by sending out these forwards. Chances are,
    >>>>it's your own unpopularity.
    >>>>The point being? If you get some chain letter that's threatening to
    >>>>leave you shagless or luckless for the rest of your life, delete it. If
    >>>>it's funny, send it on. Don't piss people off by making them feel guilty
    >>>>about a leper in Botswana with no teeth who has been tied to a dead
    >>>>elephant for 27 years and whose only salvation is the 5 cents per letter
    >>>>he'll receive if you forward this email.
    >>>>Now forward this to everyone you know. Otherwise, tomorrow morning your
    >>>>underwear will turn carnivorous and will consume your genitals.

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