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Sysadmin Blues


From: (Alex Johnson)
Newsgroups: alt.fan.pratchett
Subject: [I]Sysadmin blues
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 1999 11:51:18 GMT

I didn't write this but I think it's funny.

Woke up in the morning, I just couldn't snooze* >
[Da da da da dah!]
Couldn't read my darn email, someone's just bound to lose.
[Da da da da dah!]
Stuff from 'rotica newsgroups, cast it to /dev/null and cruise,
I've got those AOL-hating, BOFH Postmaster Blues!
I've got them baaaaaad,
I've got them Postmaster Blues.
Give me my sendmail, my procmail, my MH,
I'll make them AOL-weenies snooze!
Oh Lord I'm drownin', covered up to mah haad, [da DA da DAH!]
filled up with Usenet complaints, netters seein' red.
[da DA da DAH!]
Got spammers and flamers, Canter and Siegel too, [da DA da DAH!]
"Resampling Statistics", and f*cking Howard Bloom.
[da DA da DE dadada dadada dadada dadada dadada...]*
Oh Simon -- I got dem' so baad,* I got dem newsmaster blues.
All I's needs is more spool space,* And I'll never have to lose!*
I thought i'd check mail [da DA da da DA]
Oh boy was I wrong [da DA da da DA]
10 meg of complaints
<da DA da da DA>
all about xyoung <da DA da da DA>
don't wanna beeee a postmaster<da DA da da DA>
Lord, I wanna be free!<da DA da da DA>
don't wanna beee a postmaster!<da DA da da DA>what worse fate can there be?
what worse fate can there be? what worse fate can there beeeeeee-eee
don't wanna be a postmaster! please don't bounce your error
mess-a-geeeeesssss....to meee-eeeee......
"You rang?"


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