Article: 261516 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <email@example.com> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 47x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:32:18 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 36 Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <email@example.com> X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23] X-Provider: iTRiBE, Inc <URL: http://www.itribe.net/> X-Gateway: Posted via the iTRiBE News<->Email gateway X-Disclaimer: iTRiBE, Inc. neither endorses nor assumes any responsibility for the contents of this posting. Status: O INTERSTELLAR COMMUNICATIONS *************************** "What news from Rigel?" "This letter is from Crang Matsu, a distant relation. The postmark is dated ninety-eight Standard Earth Years ago, normalized for relativistic corrections." "What does he say?" "Crang responds to a message from my great-great-great-great-great- great-great-great-great-great-grandmother, saying: 'We cured that plague two generations ago, thank you; now we suffer from runaway nanobots.' Runaway nanos?! gracious, I hope they developed counterbots in time!" "What else?" "Just some trivia about balkanized warfare. Global bloodshed. That kind of thing. Oh, and a recipie. Sounds disgusting." "What about the move?!" "Here it is: 'Rook takes Queen's Pawn.'" "AHA! we have them now!" -- This post is COPYRIGHT 1995, Andrew Solberg. All rights reserved. Standard usenet distribution is acceptable; other forms of reproduction or reprinting may be considered in violation of international copyright law. Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL: firstname.lastname@example.org, Math Dept., Rice U.