This morning in front of my house there was a new three- to four-inch
thick yellow pages phone book and a couple of smaller regional books in
a big plastic bag. This arrival didn't include the huge white pages
book and the other versions that will be arriving shortly from other
I use a phone book maybe one or twice a year---and this may be a
I like to Google for phone numbers myself. I can't read the print in
the phone book anymore. I have a shortcut to Google maps with my zip
I wish people would post their phone number on the front page of their
web site instead of hiding it. They have a web page but they don't
want phone calls or emails.
I haven't hidden it ANYWHERE on my web site. It's NOT THERE at all.
Is that a problem?
My _real_ name is only barely "munged" above. With only a little typing, you
can find my phone number and probably my blood type, hat size and every other
vital (and frivolous) detail about me.
If you click on the "email me" button on my website, it should bring-up your
email application with my REAL email address populated in the To: field.
If you wish to call my voice line, look-up the number and please don't call at
weird times of the night or early morning.
FYI...the ORIGINAL message to which you replied...
...was also CROSS-POSTED to the following newsgroups:
This constitutes malicious mischief, at least.
We are all well reminded to WATCH the headers of what we're replying to. This
is how SPAM is propogated as well as often creating floods of off-topic
messages in all the included newsgroups.
His/her article was little more than an excuse to post a web address at the
message's end. SPAM. <sigh>
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