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Who shot the sherifs?

David Weitzman
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Joined: Jul 27, 2001
Posts: 1365
Every once and a while there seems to be another sherif. Like Angela recently (congrats on sherifdom). According to 'contacts.jsp' there are 9 of them. Yet the forum FAQ assures me that the role of sherif is so prestigious that there are only 4. Hmmmmm. I made a program to test my hypothesis (that is, that something is fishy)

If I got the algorithm right, then something must be fishy.
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 5040

contacts.jsp is correct, I think.
FAQ is outdated.
And Angela has been a Sheriff for a long time now.
I don't understand why you are picking on Sheriffs,
you know they are the most powerfull, right!!!
A sincere suggestion, leave them alone...
- satya

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Angela Poynton
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Joined: Mar 02, 2000
Posts: 3143
I think I was being used as a fairly recent example Thanks for the congrats .. I'm still in shock I was promoted!
In fact it was me who wrote the FAQ a long ways back when there were only 4 sheriffs, then Paul decided to relax the reigns a little and lets load of us in!
One day I will get that page updated!

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