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Sturgeon's Law

Sturgeon's Law: prov. "Ninety percent of everything is crap".
   Derived from a quote by science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon,
   who once said, "Sure, 90% of science fiction is crud.  That's
   because 90% of everything is crud."  Oddly, when Sturgeon's Law is
   cited, the final word is almost invariably changed to `crap'.
   Compare Hanlon's Razor, Ninety-Ninety Rule.  Though this
   maxim originated in SF fandom, most hackers recognize it and are
   all too aware of its truth.