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Old 01-07-2011
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Well, that is good news, of a sort.

That is, it's not that it's necessarily any smaller than it used to be - that would have been GREAT news.

But, to hear that that it's (probably) smaller than we thought...well, like I said, that is good news.

The fact that it exists at all, imho, means that we as the guilty parties (and yes, that certainly includes me) should be ashamed of ourselves.
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