Article: 261506 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 58x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:37:11 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 58 Sender: email@example.com Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 MEET YOUR SHARK *************** "Hello!" "HELLO." "Who are you?" "I'M YOUR SHARK." "My shark?" "EVERYBODY GETS ONE." "You don't say." "I DO." ".....why?" "THE LATEST OF YOUR LAWMAKERS' WISE POLICIES." "Oh!" "YES. IT'S ABOUT THE INJUSTICE OF MORTALITY." "Is mortality unjust?" "THE OLD WAY WAS. SOME PEOPLE ACCIDENTALLY DIED BEFORE THEIR TIME; OTHER SURVIVED LONG AFTER THEY WANTED DEATH. IT WAS INEQUITABLE." "So?" "SO, YOUR SHARK IS PROGRAMMED TO FOLLOW YOU EVERYWHERE AND KILL YOU AT A RANDOM TIME." "Oh dear! Um, will it be today?" "STATISTICALLY UNLIKELY." "Whew. In that case, get in the car. I need to go shopping." "TIME!!!!" "What?" * C R U N C H * -- 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: email@example.com, Math Dept., Rice U.