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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Do you have an ISBN or author name for that book?
    • Regrettably, no. From what I could tell, this was something that someone put together at home and distributed by self-publishing. In fact, my friend only received a photocopied (several generations of photocopies, by the looks of it) copy by promising the person that he received it from that he wasn't going to let people outside of the industry know about it. Since my friend was in the industry and proved his "street cred" by doing cold readings in bars (he found he had a talent for it), he managed to ho

    • I found a reference to it [reall.org]. Google likes to strip punctuation, but I found this through Altavista by quoting "T.H.E. S.C.A.M." The article has a bit more information about the "statistics" I was mentioning earlier.

      • Most people prefer gold jewelry to silver
      • Most red-haired people get hay fever in the summer
      • Most men prefer showers
      • Most women prefer baths
      • Most men enjoy reading books written by men
      • Most women enjoy reading books written by women
      • Most people have had at least one memorable su