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Subject: Re: WMCCC

Author: Chris Whittington

Date: 09:55:41 09/25/97

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On September 25, 1997 at 12:16:55, Bruce Moreland wrote:


>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.

Thorsten is making allegations about the Mchess entry (or non-entry). 
We need to know more about this.



>But I don't have any particular problem with them extracting money from 

>the commercials, either.  A form of enforced sponsorship, if you would 


Ha ha. That's what I mean by divisive. Thanks for making the point 
crystal clear.







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