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Re: Sottilaro's last message

Oh, I'm sorry.  I meant Frank Sinatra the superintendent of public 
schools in Perth Amboy, NJ.  He's my dad's uncle.

Mark Sottilaro

On Sunday, November 18, 2001, at 05:50 PM, Peter Badore wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mark Sottilaro <sine@zerocrossing.net>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2001 2:44 PM
> Subject: Re: Soundscapes/Frippertronics debate finale
>> I have one last thing to say on this topic:
>> Blah blah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah blah bala blah blah, blah 
>> blah
>> blah. Blah, blah blah bala blah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah blah
>> bala blah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah blah balablah blah, blah. 
>> Blah
>> blah blah, blah blah balablah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah blah
>> Balablah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah blah balablah blah, blah blah
>> blah blah, blah blah bala.
>> Oh yeah, and I invented the Rutles!  Yeah they stole it from me!  Frank
>> Sinatra too!  Yeah!  I invented Frank Sinartra!
>> Mark Sottilaro
>> On Saturday, November 17, 2001, at 08:46 PM, Peter Badore wrote: [end
> quote]
> I left this last line in to show everyone whom Mark was addressing in
> particular in case anyone deleted this message previously.  Frankly, 
> Mark, I
> find your comments idiotic and hurtful.  If I don't want to get 
> involved in
> a particular topic I don't bother responding.  I'm hurt bad enough 
> that I
> was accused of saying something I did not say.  But even those I 
> responded
> to were light-hearted about the whole thing.  The above, however, is
> inexcusable.  One of the points of having these chats involves 
> debating &
> controversy at times (and a little humor doesn't hurt if it's done 
> properly;
> I howled at Tim Nelson & especially Rich's messages).  If you think a
> subject is too boring for you, delete the messages on your inbox and 
> forget
> about the whole thing.  Why must some people need to be taken by the 
> hand?
> Even as a joke, what is the point of this whole "invented" B.S.?  What 
> does
> that have to do with what we've been discussing?  You still don't 
> understand
> what "innovation" means, even after a dictionary quote, but I said I 
> wasn't
> going to dwell on the subject anymore.  This after I thanked you 
> publicly
> for your earlier advice.
> Oh, and to respond to that advice:  I was looking for a way to retain 
> the
> original stereo signal from the GR-33; I already have a TC G-Major to 
> create
> a new one.  I don't particularly go for Digitech other than the Whammy, 
> but
> would have been willing to buy something if it did the job I wanted.  My
> personal taste, so, please, nobody bombard me with disagreements.  I'm 
> not
> interested.
> And my advice to anyone here who obviously enjoys attacking people:  
> Read
> messages a second time or so before you assume someone's insulting 
> you.  If
> you don't understand something, let them know.  I didn't join this chat 
> line
> to be a villain!
> I want to believe that anyone who spends a lot of time working with and
> discussing technology has at least a fairly high intelligence quotient.
> This should include common sense.  It amazes me how many Wile E. Coyotes
> there are out there.
> Last time, this time for sure (mainly to punish you, Mark):
> I did not attack the entire looping universe.  I made a comparison 
> regarding
> downloading sites by a few people who labelled their work "Soundscapes" 
> and
> noted they sounded more like Frippertronics.
> I NEVER EVER said Robert Fripp (or anyone, for that matter) invented the
> looping system (or anyTHING, for that matter).
> The only thing I erred was misspelling Hedewa7 and I've already 
> apologized.
> Now, please, everyone:  GROW UP.  And try to show and understanding when
> reading & communicating.
> Good night all,
> Peter