> From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Reply To: email@example.com
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 June 1999 21:22
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Nextropians
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> > I'm afraid I'm going to have to shoot you now.
> For the benefit of the complete pedants among us, I would like to
> emphasize that this shooting will be with a bow and arrow. Thank you.
I quote from the text of the original ban announcement: "Substituting discussion of some weapon other than a hand-held chemically-powered projectile device for "gun" will not make a post acceptable during this brief cooling-off period."
(for the benefit of the nightmarishly pendantic and troublemakers) Emlyn
P.S. Sorry Eliezer, but I just couldn't resist. Maybe you could arrange an "accident" with a dangerous household appliance?