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Subject: Re: WMCCC

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 09:16:55 09/25/97

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On September 25, 1997 at 04:37:31, Chris Whittington wrote:


>Amateur/professional is divisive and unnecessary. Scrap it altogether. 

>Seems to me its only purpose is to raise money. I actually feel s c r e 

>w e d every time I pay the $1000. Every time it creates tension, 

>agravations and anomalies.  Why can't they just get a little more 

>sponsorship ?

I can understand this.


I don't have any strong opinions one way or the other, or any ideas 
about how to fix the situation.


The way they do it now is pretty contrived.


But I don't have any particular problem with them extracting money from 
the commercials, either.  A form of enforced sponsorship, if you would 




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