In a message dated 9/15/02 4:55:22 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

.  I note that Gunnar has been unable simply to ignore the
latest despite his repeated calls for doing so, and Peter, who usually does
not respond, has been unable to avoid encouraging it.

Peter, dear boy, you better stop encouraging me.  There's no telling what I could end up saying with encouragement.