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Great response.

I would think it took some time to compose that. Out of curiosity, is this procrastinating before finals, or is this free time after finals?

It's a template that used to be big over at Slashdot and probably goes back to usenet days.

Yeah, I was about to say, this is old as dirt.

It is slightly younger than spam, but not by much.

Despite the casual attitude, every single clause in it has been invoked at some point, and the counter-arguments are generally still valid.

Seriously, I wouldn't be surprised if VCs used this when evaluating ideas for new email-related products. I don't think you could do any better no matter how many hours you put into due diligence.

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