Elementary School Science Project

Drmarts drmarts at aol.com
Tue Apr 18 08:53:12 EST 1995


I received this yesterday:

Sherry Marts

--------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 1995 12:08:22 -0700 
Subject: Don't SPAM the kids! 

I hope this gets to people before the next Digest mailing...

>> My name is Beth and I am in the Fourth Grade at a Catholic Elementary
>> School near Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.

<rest deleted>

Do *not* do this!  The guy's e-mail account has been shut down.

For those who are interested, here's a follow-up post from a newsgroup...


>MARCH 25, 1995
>PLEASE SEND NO MORE MAIL      EMAIL PROJECT COMPLETED
>PLEASE POST TO YOUR COLLEGE MAIL SERVER OR LOCAL NEWSGROUP
>
>WE STILL ARE GETTING H U G E AMOUNTS OF MAIL EVERY DAY
>EVEN THOUGH THE PROJECT COMPLETION DATE (3/23/95) HAS EXPIRED
>
>The Great Email Science project exhibit at our school was a big SUCCESS
>We printed the first 1500 of the more than 5,000 responses
>Beth and Jason are sure to get a "A+" on their project
>The tremendous amount of Email responses has taught us
>NEVER TO DO THIS AGAIN!
>( On That's Incredible they used to say  DON"T TRY THIS AT HOME)
>Jason and I both thank you for your participation and hope you will
>forward this back the same trail you originally received our
>initial request so everyone will hear of our results.
>
>   Beth and Jason,  GRADE 4
>near WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS  USA
> Home of the Worcester ICE CATS,
> Holy Cross Crusaders,
> and not far from SPAG's
>
> EMAIL PROJECTED COMPLETED
>
>  PLEASE SEND THIS TO THE SAME MAIL LIST YOU SENT THE ORIGINAL
>  SOME ONE DELETED THE MESSAGE EXPIRATION DATE ON 3.22.95
>  i can't stop the flow of mail to my email box.
>      H    E    L     P
>beth's dad!!





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