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February 28th, 2017 at 12:40 am

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Imagine.  Almost as many views as pcpfeiffer.com.

 

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February 26th, 2017 at 6:05 pm

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Delphi murders

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http://www.jconline.com/story/news/crime/2017/02/21/new-details-delphi-killings-released/98189878/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4238342/Motorcyclists-converge-benefit-ride-Indiana-town.html

http://www.sltrib.com/news/4966631-155/two-teens-charged-with-attempted-murder

I can’t figure it out by looking at maps and pictures. Delphi, Indiana is between Bloomington, IL, Indianapolis, Chicago, and South Bend. The population is under 3,000 and it is flat. The Wabash River and Erie Canal–you can’t travel on them, they are just trickles or landmarks. There are some trails too, but they don’t go anywhere. The highway picture, Delphi, 1/2 mile, is ominous. There just isn’t anything there. A Dairy Queen, McDonald’s, and Hardees. Why would you go there, or stay there? The expert, and still obsessed, prolific writer said really random killings are very unusual. And there can’t be that many thirteen and fourteen year-old girls in Delphi, Indiana.

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At first the picture looked like someone neat, fit, and confident. The hair appeared clean and combed.

When I look closer, the leather in the front of the jeans isn’t exactly an urban style. The hair looks more like a bad toupee.  When I go out or to a public place I don’t wear a hoodie and windbreaker. I hope I don’t slouch like that.

 

 

They aren’t saying much at all.

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February 21st, 2017 at 1:16 pm

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February 10th, 2017 at 9:09 am

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This woman v2.0

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First email

Hi Archie Leach,

We’re neighbors…. that’s a really good thing.

I don’t have kids, which makes everything so much less complicated. I don’t have a hovering, stalking ex-something, so that makes me available.

I was told by a guy on POF that I was too available, whatever that means. And, I do have time, resources and desire to put everything into relationship. Connection is the most important thing to me. Sounds like you feel similarly.

I really like your open smile. Want to meet at Muddy Buck for coffee?

Cheers,
Christine

Second email

Hi Archie,

Sounds grand to me. . . and I have one caveat, I’m rehearsing for the upcoming opening of Billy Elliot, the musical – we’re performing here in Evergreen at Center Stage, right next to the Lariat Lounge. We open in a couple of weeks, so I have less time than usual until we open. I’ll be rehearsing in the evenings during the week. Friday’s, Saturday afternoon/evenings and Sundays are open.

My work schedule is really flexible too – so I have free time during the days. Here’s my number: 303.. Feel free to call and we can schedule that coffee. And it can be an hour coffee, or an hour coffee and a walk around the lake, or an hour coffee and a walk around the lake and a stop off for a beer afterwards….so many options because, we are completely unsupervised. ;)

Christine

Third/last email

Hi Peter,

Your email came in today. So, your emailing technique works.

I’ll look forward to our finding a time to get together.

Cheers,
Christine

The set-up, and then the scam.

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February 9th, 2017 at 10:34 am

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February 8th, 2017 at 10:45 pm

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This woman v1.0

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First email

Hi Archie Leach,

We’re neighbors…. that’s a really good thing.

I don’t have kids, which makes everything so much less complicated. I don’t have a hovering, stalking ex-something, so that makes me available.

I was told by a guy on POF that I was too available, whatever that means. And, I do have time, resources and desire to put everything into relationship. Connection is the most important thing to me. Sounds like you feel similarly.

I really like your open smile. Want to meet at Muddy Buck for coffee?

Cheers,
Christine

Second email

Hi Archie,

Sounds grand to me. . . and I have one caveat, I’m rehearsing for the upcoming opening of Billy Elliot, the musical – we’re performing here in Evergreen at Center Stage, right next to the Lariat Lounge. We open in a couple of weeks, so I have less time than usual until we open. I’ll be rehearsing in the evenings during the week. Friday’s, Saturday afternoon/evenings and Sundays are open.

My work schedule is really flexible too – so I have free time during the days. Here’s my number: 303.589.5456. Feel free to call and we can schedule that coffee. And it can be an hour coffee, or an hour coffee and a walk around the lake, or an hour coffee and a walk around the lake and a stop off for a beer afterwards….so many options because, we are completely unsupervised. ;)

Christine

Third/last email

Hi Peter,

Your email came in today. So, your emailing technique works.

I’ll look forward to our finding a time to get together.

Cheers,
Christine

The set-up, and then the scam.

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February 8th, 2017 at 7:57 am

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Match.com/Moving on, part 2

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Time for an online dating update even though my creativity has been stifled.  Many topics are were off-limits.

“Horsegirl” is not a good screen name.

Let me see if I can recreate what was there.

They removed my/this website.

EDIT:  The above is a bit dated and from free sites (POF, OKC).  It is probably also off-base.  I am not a prude!

EDIT #2:  I don’t think I am going to be here long.  Trial period.  Profile keeps getting excised.  Serious women with meticulous profiles and oodles of pictures.  Real, recent experience:  Do you really think men or women care if you climbed the Materhorn?  All your profile says is Yale University.  You lived in Paris, Frankfurt, and Rome?  I’m a writer but I don’t want to be in the profile-writing or (self) picture-taking business.  I think it is too much for me.

I did live in Frankfurt.  And…                 FBIHQ, great schools (some with good football teams)           Oh yes, I’ve had some great careers and look forward to about five more.                And I am sooooo happy to share if you ask.

Something like that.  I probably would have edited most of it out anyway, once my mood changed.  But it is unacceptable to have it removed.

“Smart, funny, confident, very innocent, sexy as hell, and with an incontrovertible spirit. You know it when you see it.”  I know that was there.

There is rebirth.  There has to be a “Moving on, part 2,” and parts beyond that too.  How did she do it?

Match.com?  I think it is a fools’ game.  The women may be fabulous but the process is not becoming.  It is a shame to pay for that extra security, if that is what they call it.  Just stop trying to hide.  I think they are taking women, in particular, for a ride.

The views, likes, interests, winks, and emails are astounding in just one day.  What is the difference between a “Like” and an “Interest?”  Much of it is spam.  I feel badly for the people there.  My God, WarriorPrincess?  [email protected]?  It is beyond stunning how seriously people take it.  And here I thought pet products was an emotionally-driven product category.  Wow.

The more you pay the more important it is.  Everything is tracked and they know exactly; brand loyalty–for women–in online dating.  The problem is Match.com has no particular advantage, except size, kind of like Amazon.  They’re Amamatch.com.

Maybe I’ll go back to NAME and OKCupid.  How did she do it?  Personality–and what’s behind it–and the goddamn ability to put it into words.  (EDIT:  To write it (? in person); in person too, just very different.)   Add in a lot of targeted marketing.  And persistence.  Great Travel Plans (!) don’t hurt.

That plays a big part.  It is a written medium.

‘You are exactly like me,’ I never actually said, ‘if I hadn’t lived my life at all.  If I had no self-awareness whatsoever.’  And some animals (e.g., zebras) cannot be tamed.

Speed dating!!  I think that is the future of gender relations.  Maybe Tinder; wait a minute, you saw my picture…  It is a picture of a car!

P.S.  Possible thought for the future.  I’m through with calling cell phones.  If you can’t talk, don’t answer the phone.  And I need to make sure my phones have personable greetings.

P.P.S.  I remember taking the FBI excising test.  My scores for a lot of things were good, but that one dragged me down.  Probably it wasn’t explained well to me–I mean, I think I could do it.  I just didn’t get it.

Incontrovertible or indefatigable, I get confused.

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February 2nd, 2017 at 10:35 am

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