Will this madness never end?

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The latest entries into the pit of despair

A life on the run
14 May

Mr James Dee was so polite and friendly, when he recently advised me of a diplomat attempting to make off with my moolah. Mind you, he did want a little financial gratification for his assistance.

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unsolicited commercial email
Okay Bill
14 May

I don't recall having heard of Deborah James before now. But I don't listen to podcasts, so there's that.

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health; unsolicited commercial email
Fairy Fey
14 May

I'm currently working on a wider study of Remedy Publications' streetwalkers, and haven't been posting their individual missives. Largely because they regurgitate the same old shit, perhaps slightly reworded, just with different mailer headers. We've covered that ground before. There's no need to go over it again and again.

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predatory publishing & conferences; unsolicited commercial email
Thai down
13 May

If the question is what value do CPD credits have when they come from a garbage-tier predatory conference?, then the answer has to be none.

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predatory publishing & conferences; unsolicited commercial email
Not isolated enough
12 May

It appears that, although Kim Jong-un declared a shining success in dealing with the Wuflu last year, Chongvirus Omicron is now having a gay old time in North Korea. Despite the secretive state closing its borders in January 2020, Omicron has found a way into lil' fatboy's Supreme Leader's playpit.

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Chongvirus/WuFlu; if schadenfreude didn't exist, it would have to be created; in the news; pandemic

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