Pony Seekers

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 30 18:50:07 UTC 2007

I'm completely missing your point, The Other Doug. What is "the old
'look for the pony' concept"?

The article about a potential use for that old, mirror-facing-mirror,
infinite-reflection phenomenon is interesting, though.


On 9/30/07, Doug Harris <cats22 at frontiernet.net> wrote:
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> 'Just spotted a nice use of the old "look for the pony"
> concept:
> http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-sunprofile30sep30,0,4678458.story?coll
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> This seems to be quite popular among politicians and writers about
> same, a Google search suggests.
> I suggest documenters of this type thing keep their eyes peeled, as
> there's a huge number of manure-producing pols running around the
> country these days. (In case you hadn't noticed.)
> (the other) doug
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