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psychoceramics: too many cheap jokes!
- To: p--@z--.net
- Subject: psychoceramics: too many cheap jokes!
- From: Mitchell Porter <mitch @ thehub.com.au>
- Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 11:32:28 +1000 (EST)
- In-Reply-To: <199709181536.PAA--@z--.zikzak.net> from "email@example.com" at Sep 18, 97 03:36:16 pm
- Sender: owner-psychoceramics
Dear fellow crackpotologists,
I've noticed a disturbing trend on this mailing list,
namely the forwarding of messages that are clearly jokes,
rather than the product of genuine derangement.
Let us all remember that it is all too easy to achieve
cheap laughs by imitating the psychoceramic flavor of
the month. I do not wish to deny that this may be done
artistically and pleasingly ; but we must not
forgot our true vocation.
1. Indeed, the honest psychoceramicist must always
ask themselves, when confronted with a new specimen,
"Is this real, or a put-on?" This opens methodological
questions which it would take me too far afield to