Sorry, Sal....:) I thought I had included such a variety of BS that readers would see it as a parody. I guess it is a measure of what we have all seen that your first reaction was to take it seriously. Like Rick, there is a snowball's chance in hell that I would be accepted into the course unless I lied about myself.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On Jul 30, 2006, at 12:33 PM, Rick Archer wrote: > > > on 7/30/06 12:06 PM, Sal Sunshine at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > > Um, I hate to tell Science this, but most of us are long since past > > the stage where empty flattery can get turned into $$. What a > > pathetic way to encourage "participation"--by hitting up your > > friends--still. Don't the "course leaders" who encourage this ever > > think of *new* ways to pick people's pockets? I thought there were > > scholarships. Sadly, nothing ever seems to change with them. > > > > Oh, and you're welcome. :) > > > > Sal > > > > I think Science's thing was a parody. > > Whew! Thanks, Rick! Guess I need to get my humor meter checked or > something. I kind of wondered, as he has been a longtime participant > on here and, one would think, would know better. But actually it turns > out it's *me* who should know better. :) > > > I've gotten several calls and emails from friends - one from someone > > I don't even know encouraging me to apply for a dome badge. They say > > they're accepting "all kinds of people." Problem with me is, I > > wouldn't tolerate one moment of inquisition, unless my inquisitors are > > willing to submit to one as well. > > Well said. Hey, I think you ought to give that last idea a > try--questioning the inquisitors! Now *that* is something that I would > pay good $$ to hear about. > > "All kinds of people"? Hmmm, kind of has the ring of pseudo- tolerance > or something. > To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/