A government senator's staffer sent an awkward email on Thursday night, alerting people to an ex-MP's sale of a Canberra unit. One problem: she didn't Bcc the senders.
So of course, because it's 2016, people started to reply to the email with a reply-all. Before too long, every MP and staffer in the parliament was on an email chain.
There were some good jokes, like this one from a Green staffer referring to the current Chinese political donations mess surrounding senator Sam Dastyari.
Mostly, it was just well meaning people asking for the emails to stop.
Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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