>I don't know if this is a legitimate warning, but for whatever it is worth,
>here it is, from a friend of mine.

It is not legit, it's a hoax, and it's over a year old now. See IBM's home
pages for details on hoaxes (heck, just do a web search on the text string
"Join the crew" and see how many hundreds of hits you get - all indicating
it's a hoax). DO NOT PASS IT ON.


Doug Yanega    Depto. de Biologia Geral, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas,
Univ. Fed. de Minas Gerais, Cx.P. 486, 30.161-970 Belo Horizonte, MG   BRAZIL
phone: 031-449-2579, fax: 031-441-5481  (from U.S., prefix 011-55)
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        is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82