(updated 16 Jan 03)  

Top Ten Real Reasons Steve Case Is Resigning as Chairman of AOL Time Warner

10. Because deep down inside he really is a "Yahoo". (badjokes4u@yahoo.com)

9. Has been offered Chuck Barris' old job at the CIA. (internutt9@aol.com)

8. Because HE'S not the stupid one! (seeker@vcoms.net)

7. Got the flashing banner that says he's a winner, doesn't need to work anymore. (FreeLooseDirt@sbcglobal.net)

6. You lose a few billion dollars on paper and see if you feel like getting up in the morning. (chharget@aol.com)

5. It might be that exclusive AOL account he hooked Pete Townsend up with. (flynnkj19@aol.com)

4. The rats are always the first to leave a sinking ship! (theshape79@cox.net)

3. He wants to get a feel for his employee's lifestyle so he's getting a part-time job at Wendy's!!..."Woohoo!!! minimum wage here I come!!" (Stan790@aol.com)

2. Needed a year off to delete all the spam and pop-ups from his computer. (dignan44@yahoo.com)

Hmmm...1-800-AOLSUXX...shoulda figured...

1. Learned that AOL 9.0 will include his home phone number. (Rwich928@aol.com)