[Ads-l] It's just plain annoying!

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 12 14:29:17 UTC 2015


Maybe the goal is to look good while not going anywhere.

DanG

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 6:40 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      It's just plain annoying!
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> "AnchorFree is dropping anchors and setting sail with a VPN give-away!"
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> Even the most-unknowledgeable land-lubber ought to be able to realize that
> dropping anchor and setting sail are contradictory actions!
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> Or not. "Dropping" anchors clearly means getting *rid* of them, right? You
> know. Like "dropping" a played-out lover. It's obvious.
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> Or maybe the point is that AnchorFree is getting out of the field of heavy
> industry and getting into technology.
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> -Wilson
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> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
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