An excerpt from a good friend's recent e-mail:
Ugh... I was just thinking that I am now one of those persons in your stories that buys everything you do.
Step two: figure out a way to make money off of this — the idea I proposed in the Apple Referral Program hasn't quite taken off. I just can't seem to get Apple or mobile phone/PDA manufacturers to adopt the system. It's almost as if they don't want to give me money. :P