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Who'd fall for the Nigerian prince?
Who'd fall for the last remaining relative?
Who'd fall for the lottery winner?
Who'd fall for the virus on your computer?
Who'd fall for the naughty pictures they somehow have of you?
Sadly, plenty of people, or they'd stop doing it
In fact, an IT manager at a very high profile customer fell for it a few years back, got his computer locked
If IT managers fall for it (and I don't think the good ones will), the less IT inclined will certainly fall for it.
To make matters worse, the shelf wants you to pick it up, it wants its paperback.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
dunno if it's a plan, but rock music generally requires [at least semi-] skilled artists, for example people that can actually play real instruments, and that means they expect to get paid; whereas the current rapping crap is simple even young and completely unskilled kids can do it.
- and as soon as there is any risk they look likely to develop some following the studio drops them gets another wannabe off the street.
so I'd say it's plain economics rather than any plan. (heck, developing a plan needs thought which takes too much energy, easier to just ditch any "artist" (yes that term very loosely used) that comes in asking for [more] money.)
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