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In response to Jim and others' venting, Mary wrote:
> For our (blameless) site, we could use unattributed quotes, call him
> "the masked paleontologist," or say that interviews are available
> for $10,000 and up.
I'm not so sure that our site is blameless, so I've removed almost all
of the e-mail addresses. The site could probably use a much more
thorough overhaul, though I don't see that happening any time soon.
Nevertheless, I would recommend to Jim (and others receiving requests
for paleo career advice) that they write a form letter directing
people to our site. Tell them to come back to you only if they have
specific questions not addressed there. And I strongly recommend that
you learn not to feel guilty ignoring requests when you don't think
the person contacting you will derive a benefit from less than a
herculean effort on your part to be helpful. And after you've learned
how to do that, contact me and let me know how you did it...
Anyways, our site (for which recommended improvements will be quite
well accepted) is as Mary pointed out:
Mickey Rowe (email@example.com)
P.S. I have not removed affiliations, but then again, I haven't
updated them either. In order to get an e-mail address, people will
have to do at least a little bit of detective work. Unfortunately (or
fortunately, depending upon your perspective) this will probably
drastically cut down the percentage of people who find our site and
then manage to find contact information for the contributors.