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Subject: RE: (urth) WTF?
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 09:55:51 -0700
From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes" 

> I scanned the recent message on the Urth archive with some=20
> chagrin - what has the world come to when a Wolfe mailing
> list is used to pull off an identity scam in Nigeria?=20

Odd. I did not receive this.

> It's kind of fitting.=20

Indeed it is. And while I have not seen any specifically
Wolfean responses to the Nigeria scam, members of this list
might be amused by this Lovecraftian response (not totally
irrelevant; there are some clear Lovecraft hommages in=20
"New Sun"):


> I had a similar message in my individual inbox last week,
> from a different sender.  Anyone else get this message
> individually, or was it just me?  Take care.

I've gotten a number of these over the last year or so --
they've almost become an art form of their own, a sort of
constantly mutating and shifting set of details around a
basic core of grift.



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