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Subject: Re: WMCCC

Author: Tim Mirabile

Date: 09:56:57 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 ?

This goes against human nature.  If they _did_ get more sponsorship, 
why wouldn't they get it _in addition to_ the entry fees.  I'm sure 
they'd find a use for any extra money which happened to come in.  It's 
just like what happens with our taxes. :)

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