I will admit up front that I have been out of the loop on the goings-on at the BFC. So, to be honest, a lot of the below is news to me. I didn't even know a thesis was written about the BFC. I am a little hurt that I was not interviewed as a subject for a thesis about the BFC. I mean, I know am not that important... I am only a minor player in my own life story. I thought I had done a semi-decent job on the BFC of demonstrating that the human mind is, ultimately, the most dangerous place. But, alas, I suppose my project here, and my toils, were not appreciated by many. I do think my posts here were far more deserving of the thesis than the ramblings of guy who got crabs in a stained-sheet hotel in Borneo, but there is no accounting for art appreciation.
Anyway, on to the real meat and potatoes of why I am here again. Our mutual friend, Lady P, has asked me to convey her message as she feels she has not been heard.
I appeal to the power-that-be to allow her to be heard... since... she wants to be heard and it costs you nothing to allow her to have her say.
You allow a condemned man a last cigarette so he may say goodbye to this world with some dignity. Why can't Penta be Penta if not for only one last time?
So, here it be:
It turns out that Kurt was right on one thing: vlindsay really did report me to the police for harassment. What possible basis she can have had for that escapes me entirely, since as far as I can tell, the last time I had any direct contact with her personally, rather than in her BFCAdmin role, was when I wished her a happy Christmas in an email in December 2012. Perhaps she honestly believed I was the ‘physical’ enforcer of some harassment conspiracy, whatever that means, as Kurt suggests. But I doubt it. It looks more like a further attempt to intimidate and discredit me.
Anyway, after five months being unable to do anything about it, I finally got to speak to the police officer leading this investigation. And of course she realizes I’ve done nothing. No case to answer, obviously. She told me she’d ask Kurt to remove his recent defamatory statements about me and apologize (and I would expect RYP to do so too). She asked me to compile a list for her to send on to him, which I have done. (I spared her the rest of the libels over the previous two and a half years, including VL’s own.) That was nearly a month ago. I don’t know whether the delay is from her or from him, but I see no retraction, no apologies on the forum.
So, I’ve asked Bobby Sands to post this. And I hope Kurt and RYP at least have the decency to let it stand. Otherwise, as UN resolutions state, there could be serious consequences, which would be very tedious and expensive. Here’s the short list:
• I am not a stalker.
• I was never out for revenge on VL. I was trying to resolve this issue discreetly, trying to minimize the hurt to everyone involved, as Jaeger, Svizzerams and even Kurt himself would attest (that is, if Kurt had bothered to read my email on the subject rather than make threats).
• I did not compile a ‘sex dossier’ on VL nor distribute a fictitious (or factual) spreadsheet about her social calendar. I am not obsessed with other people’s sex lives.
• I did not accuse Kurt of trading sex for banning. I did not accuse him of making porn with VL.
• I did not instigate Fansy’s investigation into VL’s thesis. I did not conspire to get her into trouble with the university. I did not want her stripped of her doctorate.
• I did not claim to have written part of the thesis myself. I was underpaid for my work, but the university did not ‘disagree with payment due’, as far as I know.
• I did not approve or even see Jaeger’s ‘My story’ email before he sent it out.
• I am not evil, creepy, sick, twisted, foul, malicious or incredibly spiteful and I do not solicit information to hurt people. I'm not the one who carries out vendettas or character assassinations. (Oh, the irony!)
• I wasn’t banned because I harassed anyone. I wasn’t banned because I harmed anyone. I have never been given a credible reason for the ban. But I now have a good idea, and it wasn’t for anything I had done but rather for what I knew.
Kurt and RYP have written all these libels and more on the forum in the last 6 months. Others have echoed them, without requiring any evidence or checking with me if they were true.
Countless more lies have been written about me in the last 3 years and, since first Kurt then VL banned me in 2011, they have denied me the right of reply. Kurt, RYP and VL have all refused my polite requests to retract them and apologize for defaming me. Perhaps they will now. Because, thanks to VL's peculiar penchant for involving the police and Kurt's and RYP's support for that decision, the police too now know much of this.
I have been mightily pissed off. And sure as the hell they put me through at times, I’ve had to ‘harden the fuck up’. Good job, people.
Finally, a word for nowonmai, who was mostly on the right track all along. I didn't try to convince VL he was a spook. Quite the reverse. She said the 'information' came from her ex-husband, who, she claimed, knew him.
You mostly know where to contact me: Facebook or via PM on Polo's Bastards, where I am Penta2. Rebuilding of bridges welcome. Otherwise, enjoy your lives. It was good to know most of you.