Oh, I should clarify: I was part of his email list. Basically an online newsletter. Sorry, didn't mean to make it sound like we were "buddies." I think he might have known me by name, since I was a regular contributor, but we'd never actually met or anything like that.
Number Two: Conform, Number Six! Conform!
Number Six: I will not be stamped, filed, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered! I am a person.