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Someone Sent a One Word Email To All UCL Students And Then This Happened

UCL had a major glitch in the system last week, and it showed how a one word email can turn into the most hilarious thread in the history of emails.

It all started with this

via pimidiaonline.co.uk

via pimidiaonline.co.uk

Basically all 29,000 thousand students received the very important e-mail. UCL provost, Michael Arthur, sent the email to all registered students, although UCL said in a statement that it was someone pretending to be him.

Then people started clicking ‘reply all’ and this happened

via Twitter: @LeahEverton

via Twitter: @LeahEverton

The next morning #bellogate was trending

Then it all got out of hand

Porn subscriptions? Yes, please!

And then this happened

Someone decided to subscribe everyone to Sarah Palin’s website

UCL students are also signed up to Coldplay’s mailing list

Attempts to stop the email warfare were mocked

via pimidiaonline.co.uk

via pimidiaonline.co.uk

And even the provost was shocked

Eventually the problem was solved and #bellogate met it’s sad ending when the email list was closed down.

via gifsec.com

via gifsec.com