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Re: [trinity-users] Re: [users] Re: In defense of TDE copy - E. Liddell's messages

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2018 10:00:36 -0700

On Saturday 06 October 2018 09:39:48 E. Liddell wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2018 14:03:43 -0700
> William Morder <doctor_contendo@...> wrote:
> > Also, as I've pointed out before, the enigmatic Liddell (with two Ls, as
> > in Alice-in-Wonderland Liddell, as in Liddell & Scott), might not be a
> > "he" at all, as I've never noticed any clues about gender; indeed, our
> > E.Liddell could be a Chesire cat with opposable thumbs. The E maybe
> > stands for Euphonious, a good cat name; or perhaps is an allusion to the
> > letter E at Delphi?
> Alas, I have been found out!  I'm actually an advanced android in the
> form of a cat, who was ditched in the street after the world conquest
> plans of the scientist who created me failed to pan out.  And who needs
> opposable thumbs, anyway?  Get the right kind of keyboard, and you
> can type with your tail.  Unlike flesh-and-blood cats, I don't even need
> minions to open cans for me. ;)

I knew it was a cat! 

> (It's much more amusing to see to see what theories people come up with
> about me than to tell the bland and boring truth.)

Definitely a male cat. Needs to be neutered. 

> > My own guess is that he might use the same address for something else
> > besides our mailing list, or that his name or address is similar enough
> > to an actual spammer, and gets him marked as spam because he got on some
> > master list used by Google, Zoho and others. Or something like that.
> This is a fairly old email account (from the gmail semi-closed beta days)
> that I use mostly for lists.  I can think of several reasons why Google
> might be uncomfortable with it, but if I had to guess, they're just ticked
> off that I've figured out how to avoid seeing their ads even if logged in
> through the website (and I can't remember the last time I even did that). 
> Or it's the DKIM thing again.
> I should probably switch this list over to my non-gmail account, but I'm
> suffering from a chronic shortage of round tuits.
> E. Liddell

The longer one has an email account, I think, the more spam it attracts, and 
the more likely it is to get put on somebody's list.