Ugh, they’ll tell you.
So I was going through this used book store, Volume One Books, and they have an interesting selection of the older ‘golden age of scifi’ pulp novels.Â I found this great old Clarke:
Cool, right?Â Sure it’s the 70’s reprint, but I figured it’d be cheaper than the 1963 reprint, right?Â Well sure, but then I saw this on the inside:
And someone had to deface the book to prove to the world that it had passed through the hands of a narcissist.
It’s embarrassing to even think I’d want to read the same thing that had been touched by some vapid twonk.
So I went ahead and got the much older version, that was free of such insane defacement.
wastin^Wpayin 6 bazillion vi^Wschekelz = yuo iz klevar, bestest, meistre raec!
and also masculanist, antifeminist, plaese wymyn demonstrate gurl powah!!!
MENsa is dehunnestin fuer wymyn!!!!1111 HENce ze name!!!!111111oneeleven
Please don’t spam.
I’m sorry about that. but I know the “!1” Phenomenon
When I was younger I was sure of the ∞-1 thing… But as I got older I realized that I was on the infinity side…