Anti-forward ammunition

Gently inform a loved one that forwarding hoaxes and chain letters is a waste of everyone’s time.

I just got this. Get it to everyone fast as possible!

>> Important! Pass it on....
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>>> THIS IS NOT A JOKE! I confirmed it on Snope!!!! Please forward this 
>>> to everyone you know! In order to reach us mroe quickly the 
>>> government chose to release this message in e-mail form and you are 
>>> lucky to get it! The major news sources will not air this story until 
>>> tomorrow.
>>> Rick
>>>

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>>>>
>>>> Washington, D.C. - The President has just declared a state of 
>>>> emergency due to the proliferation of a dangerous new strain of 
>>>> e-mail virus. Now believed to have been created by Iranian 
>>>> terrorists, the Scientific Advisory Panel concluded that the virus 
>>>> is now included in every hoax and chain letter circulated on the 
>>>> Internet. The content of these messages are believed to cause 
>>>> temporary hypnosis, placing the reader in a zombie-like state, in 
>>>> order to coerce the victim to redistribute the message without 
>>>> investigating its veracity or utility. Victims in quarantine were 
>>>> observed infecting dozens more colleagues and family members, in 
>>>> each case exposing the private e-mail addresses of all past victims. 
>>>> Due to the virus's logarithmic growth, estimators have estimated 
>>>> loss of time alone in the billions of American-hours.
>>>>
>>>> Research found that with each new victim the message grew in length. 
>>>> The President stated the many right brackets and exclamation points 
>>>> in the messages add to their "hypnoticness" and urged Americans to 
>>>> look out for these signs and delete the dangerous messages 
>>>> immediately. Also released was the Internet address of a new 
>>>> government site informing the public of five new US laws enacted by 
>>>> Congress yesterday regarding future handling of e-mail:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.netmanners.com/5-rules-for-forwarding-email.html
>>>>
>>>> All Americans are urged to visit the above sight and be on the 
>>>> lookout for any suspicious messages.
>>>>
>>>> White House staff
>>>> Official US governement
>>>>
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That URL again is http://www.netmanners.com/5-rules-for-forwarding-email.html.

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