[CrackMonkey] [email@example.com: D I T H E R A T I for 21 November 2001]
Brian D . Hicks
hick0142 at tc.umn.edu
Wed Nov 21 10:02:08 PST 2001
On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 09:17:20AM -0800, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> Haw haw! Poo wittoo CSICOP!
> ----- Forwarded message from Paul Boutin <paul at paulboutin.com> -----
> D I T H E R A T I
> see the digerati dither, daily
> THE TOURISTS HAVE WON
> "These idiotic hoaxes [are] detrimental and I don't think it's
> right. I wish I knew who these people were. They definitely deserve
> to be reprimanded in some way."
> CSICOP public relations director Kevin Christopher, in need
> of special wartime powers to fight the threat of touristguy.com, Wired
> News, 19 November 2001
There was a much more alarming quote from that article:
"After a small item about Fark.com ran in the October issue of Playboy,
hits jumped from 3.6 million in September to 5.75 million in October."
This means that some people actually DO read the articles. The
implications of this are endless!
> Ditherati and Owen Thomas will both return on Monday.
> ----- End forwarded message -----
Brian Hicks <hick0142 at umn.edu> <http://eight.dhs.org> <PGP:0xADDD1F16>
"We did a lot of that, on TNG. The pointing and laughing, I mean."
-- Wil Wheaton
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