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Okay, I admit it, this might not be completely fair as I don’t know the server setup, but still the help message at the bottom is pretty impressive stuff 😉

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HTTP Error 500.13 - Server error: Web server is too busy.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

Technical Information (for support personnel)
Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 500.
Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Monitoring and Tuning Web Application Performance, Performance Monitoring and Scalability Tools, and About Custom Error Messages.

The site in question was http://birkebeiner.no/Min-Side/Pamelding/ were I wanted to sign up for the Birkebeiner ski race next March.

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Very few people these days knows the good practice of quoting. Proper email quoting makes all email correspondence easier and makes it possible to keep the overview of email discussions with multiple participants. Email quoting is described in RFC1855 (Netiquette Guidelines) and a good overview on the topic can be read here: http://www.massey.ac.nz/~tameyer/writing/quoting.html.

The only email client that doesn’t support quoting per default is also the wold’s most used one, namely Microsoft Outlook. The , Outlook-Quotefix program (http://home.in.tum.de/~jain/software/outlook-quotefix/) looks promising for Outlook users seeking to join the crowd of net-etiquette concious people, it would be interesting to know how well it works but I don’t have a single computer with Windows on it, so it’s a wee bit difficult to find this out myself 🙂

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Invalid MSN nick

I just love these guys, what else have they made checks for? How about “ichmagmswindowsnicht” or “jeglikerikkelillebløt?

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