Mildly amusing?

I'm just doing a new build of the search engine, and then later tonight I'll get to uploading. It's a big update, but not crazy (4,347 images and 342 experiences).

Anyway, when Eudora (the email client I use) finds messages that it thinks it downloaded in the future, it has a little freakout (since it thinks it's a corrupted index) — this happened to me when I tried to delete some spam that had been downloaded while I had my clock set to 2004/01/01 for the bots:

Normally when this happens I click rebuild. Knowing the file formats that Eudora uses, I can't think of any good reason to click “Use Old”, which would basically result in using an index file that didn't match the data (sort of like if you used the index from one encyclopedia to try and look up entries in a different one; it be a gigo sort of situation).

But, because this was a mailbox with nothing but spam in it, I decided to click the wrong button just to see what would happen. I was faced with the following message:

Well, in for a dime in for a dollar or whatever they say. I didn't mind losing this mailbox, so I decided to see what would happen if I clicked the suicide button another time.

And, true to its word, it killed off that mailbox.
Wow Shannon, that's really annoying! What is it, 1997 on Geocities? Retroweb is NOT cool!

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