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Re: We're stuck in aLOOPre: guitar synth

In fairness to Kim, who is an asshole of world renown, ;)
it is difficult sometimes for a know-it-all to be
modest, especially in the midst of so much willful

Unfortunately, the less sophisticated among us
perceive this superiority as condescension.

- Larry T

----- Original Message -----
From: "andre" <andre@monmouth.com>
To: "Kim Flint" <kflint@annihilist.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2000 9:16 AM
Subject: We're stuck in aLOOPre: guitar synth

> kim
> what's [up with YOU???
> interesting that you call MY comments a rant---when hmm.. 15-20 other
> emails have been parallel to my views...???
> interesting too--you have singled ME out for your smei-nasty responses
> throughout this all--
> meanwhile--i notice (unless i snoozed, forgive me)- you have not even
> responded to the oodles of people in support of using a guitar  synth for
> what it's worth
> No comment on the several other supporting emails re: using  a guitar
> forwhat it's good for,eh???
> At 01:38 AM 02/15/2000 -0800, you wrote:
> >what on earth got into you anyway? One sentence sends you on a 10 mail
> >
> >It's just amazing. I remember you did this exact same thing when this
> >came up a few years ago, while I was having a discussion with somebody
> >about midi architecture and zipi.
> you've just got that condescending, "i know it all" vibe sometimes.
> NOTE:sometimes you are very fun to communicate with.!!
> You don't bother to understand my point
> >at all. Instead you go on some tangent accusing me of all sorts of 
> >that I've never said or thought? Great way to win yourself some friends.
> >
> hmmm. i guess that's the way you wanna see it.can't change that
> >I have spent a huge amount of time working on guitar synths, with some 
> >the greatest engineers in that field. I could teach you a lot of things
> >about how they could be phenomenal instruments,
> again - despite your defensiveness... you don't listen to what I 
> ALREADY think they are phenomenal instruments...!!!! isn't that
> and indeed I've even tried
> >to tell you about it, about the futures for that instrument that have
> >dreamed and even built.
> thanks, lord kim... but i am well aware of many of the future ideas for
> guitar synth -i research these as well..
> But you don't want to listen. And the result?
> >you'll never have that phenomenal guitar synth instrument because you 
> >too busy settling for what you have and not knowing what to ask for. And
> >top of it, you're pissing off the people who might create it for you.
> >
> who?? You???
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