Over the last year and a half, I've been maintaining a collection of files which I have found in electronic form in various places on the Internet which have struck me as having distinct humor value. I present them to the world below, with sources when available. If anyone has additions, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apologies in advance for the mess; I'll probably organize this stuff someday...
Application to live in Alabama
And you thought you had a bad day...
A real letter to the Smithsonian
Numbers of the Beast
The origins of biff(1)
Things to do when you're bored
How to get extra time for a Calculus exam.
How not to modify your Chevrolet
How PC chickens cross the road
New required courses
Man page for date(6)
One man's idea of a thesis defense
Be careful when and where you dive
Canonical list of how people 'do it'
Fun driving games for morons
Dr. Seuss meets Pulp Fiction
Dr. Seuss's purity test
Emily Postnews etiquette
Flame template (just fill in the blanks)
How to get something done
Grade change form
Information highway metaphor
Tech support 'hold music'
Coolest hostnames on the net
How to be annoying
Hacking through the jargon jungle
How to get out of jury duty
Weird US laws
Fun stuff to do in shopping malls
Letter to MCI
Are you normal
This is your captain speaking...
On the hazards of radar detectors
Driver's scorecard (big laughs!)
The fun of sendmail.cf
The power of shift
Revised state mottos
You know you've been on the computer too long when...
Bad business translations
Problem solving process
Words not yet in the dictionary
How to identify a company car
College 'Burger Joint' Conversations
ASCII COW PIX!
Murphy's law does hold true
Christmas songs updated for the '90s
Actual quotes from church bulletins
Diary of an AOL (l)user
AOL New Member Guide
AOL New Member Guide, continued
alt.aol-sucks posts of the day
Top ten things that the '95' in Windows 95 stands for
McDonnell Douglas Registration Card
Alice in UNIX land
Ways to be annoying
How to confuse people in the computer lab
Fun answering-machine messages
Architect's Final Exam
Application to live in Arkansas
Application to live in West Virginia
Alternative uses for a barometer
Fun BASIC program!
How to drive in Boston
Bell Labs proves the existence of dark suckers
If cars were like computers...
The information superhighway explained
Cat translation dictionary
Man page for ncm(1)
What not to tell a cop when you're pulled over
An ode to the eighties!
A dictionary of dating
The real meaning of college degrees
Differences between Democrats and Republicans
The Devil's Dictionary
The Airline Dictionary
Differences between men and women...
Proper diskette care...
Driving exam answers (they're real!)
How to hunt elephants
50 fun things to do in an elevator
The wicked good guide to Boston English
Exemplery college admission essay
Best and worst course evaluations of all time
Football player college entrance exam
Fun things to do on a final that doesn't matter
Battle hymn of term finals
You have three wishes...
Grade raise form
An unusual rejection letter
Letter home to parents
Nerdy math. jokes
Los Angeles Math Exam.
Applications to live in New Hampshire and Massachusetts
Roommate too nice?
The night before finals"
Nine types of users
101 ways to say no
How to take notes
Male guide to selecting an outfit
Glossary for research papers
Guide to perverse computing
99 zany ways to phone in a pizza order
If airplanes ran on operating systems...
Politics made simple
25 ways to confuse your professors
How to select a programming language
Creative solution to a tough problem
Story with a moral
How to annoy your room mate part 1/2
How to annoy your room mate part 2/2
How to confuse Santa Claus
Is Santa for real?
The future of Sesame Street
Don't forget your soap when you travel...
Dumb PC questions
More of the above
Are you a techno-geek?
What not to say at a thesis defense
Personality traits in an eight
The UNIX alphabet
The UNIX philosophy
Ignorant computer users
Win 95 actual code :)
Computers vs. women
How to write good [sic]
How to be obnoxious on USENET
How not to rob a bank
How not to save a lost chicken
Forrest Gump, Accountant
Bizarre job interviews
Job applicant dictionary
More weird stuff from MIT
Weird Nike commercial
The future of telephones
How to get even using your phone
College practical jokes
Selections from 'Whiteboard News'
Worst analogies ever written in a high school essay
Why you shouldn't send your kid to computer camp
Fun things for a professor to do on the first day of class
Interesting language differences
U.S. and Russian approaches to critical engineering challenges
If [computer company] made toasters...
Actual announcements from church bulletins