<div>Thanks, Fred. By "cargo cult", I meant that I didn't know how detailed the steps needed to be for anyone else to get the same deal, but I guess you knew.</div>
<div>The book arrived yesterday, and there it is, all 460+ pages, for $17.46.<br> </div>
<div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/24/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Fred Morris</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">Paul:<br><br>A.k.a. "taking things at 'interface value'".<br><br>Sometimes that is unfortunately all one can do. Of course both of the phrases
<br>refer to internalizing things we don't understand and giving them mystical<br>attributes: whether that's cargo mysteriously appearing on the beach (unless<br>one's prayers led to the shipwreck or altered the ocean currents, not likely
<br>due to the intercession of deities) or having the feeling that your computer<br>is "having a bad day".<br><br>As long as you have not taken leave of reason because of this strange series<br>of gestures, then to paraphrase Freud: sometimes a gesture is just a gesture.
<br><br>On Friday 23 February 2007 17:04, Paul Cook wrote:<br>> I just purchased Tim's new book online for $17.46 (it lists for $44.95!),<br>> with no sales tax, and free shipping.<br>><br>> I used a price comparison site to do this, and I'm not sure how much that
<br>> had to do with me getting that price. At the risk of giving you a<br>> "cargo-cult" narrative, I'll give the exact steps that I took. YMMV.<br>><br>> [...]<br>><br>> I am not making this up.
<br> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^<br><br>THAT made me laugh!<br><br>--<br><br>Fred Morris<br><a href="http://www.inwa.net/~m3047/contact.html">http://www.inwa.net/~m3047/contact.html</a><br><br>_____________________________________________________________
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