Was Hannah Smith real?

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Was Hannah Smith real?

Yes, she was the ONE TRUE girlie tipster.
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64%
No, she was a figment of Lloyd Mangram's imagination.
4
36%
 
Total votes: 11

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Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by Rorthron » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:22 pm

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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by AndyC » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:01 pm

Hmm, she was probably real, but the ONE TRUE girlie tipster was undoubtedly the very real Linda B. I have no idea how to vote. :lol:
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by 5MinuteRetro » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:17 pm

Well I think we know who the 25% is currently!
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:16 am

I'm missing a 'who?' option in the poll...
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by Ralf » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:16 am

I'm missing a 'who?' option in the poll...
Me too :)

But I can confirm that some "girls" in Speccy industry were not real. Check for example "Sonja Knight" ;)
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... l_id=13575

And yes, it also happened and still happens quite often in magazines that some authors don't exist, their texts are written by someone else
or even a group of people.
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by Wall_Axe » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:20 pm

yu could get an AI program to compare her writing to that of the other employees and see if there is a match in writing style :D
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by Morkin » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:25 pm

I'm going for figment. Maybe a pen name, or whatever it's called.
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Re: Was Hannah Smith real?

Post by PeteProdge » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:26 pm

Ralf wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:16 am
I'm missing a 'who?' option in the poll...
Me too :)

But I can confirm that some "girls" in Speccy industry were not real. Check for example "Sonja Knight" ;)
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... l_id=13575

And yes, it also happened and still happens quite often in magazines that some authors don't exist, their texts are written by someone else
or even a group of people.
Oh yes, YS reviewer Rachel Smith was actually Jon Minson.
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