[meteorite-list] Proud Tom NOT

From: Galactic Stone & Ironworks <meteoritemike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 23:33:58 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKBPJW-n3Ao3xSdf0p1eLfACkzuTMYY7qCpwdY_ssnzJDqweBQ_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Folks,

For the record, I never posted that comment that appears under my
name. I have posted several comments to the MPOD during it's tenure
and those originate from my IP address (which is not the one shown
being used by this other person).

In other words, I have no affiliation or connection whatsoever to
Proud Tom, Boastful Bob, or Tom Dickenharry.

I guess I should be flattered, but I am not. This miscreant has
apparently used my "Galactic Stone and Ironworks" moniker at least
once, as shown here by Paul. So, if anyone receives a hostile or
negative comment from someone posting as me - it is not. I've been on
my good behavior for a good while now and will remain that way.

It's a beautifully-clear night outside right now. I am going out with
the 15x70mm mounted binoculars and do some richfield viewing. Cigar
and drink in hand. Life is too good for circus clowns to bother me.

Best regards,


PS - gorgeous beach weather here today. Sun, bikinis, surf. Boo-yah. ;)

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On 4/1/14, valparint at aol.com <valparint at aol.com> wrote:
> Seems this did not get to the MetList because I sent it in non-text format.
> Dear Zorro.
> It was Paul Harvey who did "The rest of the story". And the information you
> supplied is only part of the rest of the story. The foundation is here:
> http://www.tucsonmeteorites.com/mpodcombyuser.asp?IP=
> That is the IP address from which the Proud Tom comment was posted to the
> MPOD and the above link details all comments that have come from that IP
> address.
> Below is the Who Is Internet-info link for that IP, that is to say, the ISP
> for the sender:
> http://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/
> which is located in Romeoville, IL, home of Bob Evans.
> As someone pointed out earlier, this is not definitive proof. One would need
> the MAC address of the actual computer that sent the email and know who the
> computer belonged to. The former is sometimes available, the latter is not.
> Even with both of those data there is no way of telling if Mr. Evans was
> using PT as a joke or because he is PT. So, all we are left with is a
> smoking gun.
> PT was before my time on the MetList but I can say with certainty that Zorro
> (aka, Captain Blood) cannot possibly be Proud Tom because he does not write
> well enough.
> Send some pictures, please :)
> Paul Swartz
> IMCA 5204
>> To set the scene; Anne Black said she had determined
>> Without a doubt who Proud Tom is.... However, this is what
>> Steve Harvey used to call, "The rest of the story:"
>> "What Anne is referring to is a comment that I made on Meteorite
>> Picture of the day on her picture recently. My comment was " looks fake "
>> and I signed it proud Tom.
>> I left the comment to ruffle Anne's feathers in response to her
>> persistent and recent claims of calling one of my mets fake.
>> And I signed (it) Proud Tom because I know she despises PT."
>> And there you have it.
>> I can get a sward and scrape a "Z" on a wall....that doesn't
>> Make me Zorro.
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Received on Tue 01 Apr 2014 11:33:58 PM PDT

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