[rc5] The prize money....

Daniel Baker dbaker at wrangler.cuckoo.com
Thu Oct 23 12:53:52 EDT 1997


> On Thu, 23 Oct 1997 10:50:09 -0400, Jeff Woods wrote:
> 
> >Adam et al, please consider raising the amount of the prize money given to
> >key finders in future challenges, including RC5-64.
> 
> I disagree (so what else is new).  I am very proud that I (with the
> help of a few friends) donated $8000 to Project Gutenberg.  That was my
> draw to the project.  I never expected to win money personally.  In
> fact the team that I am on would have donated our portion of the prize
> money to a different worthy cause.  If the prize money had been equally
> split, I might have switched to Cyberian, they had faster clients.
> 
> Keep giving it to Gutenburg.  They need it.

I agree with you in that Gutenburg is a good cause, and it's a good
idea to give it to them, but the main draw for "Joe inDUHvidual" is
the fact that he has a one in a zillion chance of getting $1k split
100 ways. :P (Don't sell the farm!)

> "A penny saved may be a penny earned, but it's a waste of
>  a deposit slip and it really pisses off the tellers."

:)

Daniel

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