This thread has now attracted 2034 hits, many more than any other in the history of the WM website.
Jim Murray and Michael Jackson are said to be the great champions of the sms aficionado ( I believe they said it, so it must be true).
They represent the consumer, not the producer (they say, while pocketing large corporate cheques). They address the issues that you, the consumer, wants to address (they say, while ignoring issues of corporate misinformation).
Yet they do not say anything about this "Fake Mac" issue, although the thread has been gathering moss since 2002.
Hello boys. Are you listening? What do you think? I'm sorry that there's no fee involved.
I know MJ has reviewed the Mac 1874 replicant and probably others. MJ has reviewed the Mac 1841 and 1861 replicants in his Whisky Bible (which clearly does not include the Book of Doubting Thomas). But no mention of provenance. No mention of the concerns raised here and elsewhere.
Come on guys. You're not stupid. What do you REALLY think, when the corporate cheque book is put away?
Are these REALLY Macs from 1841, 1861, or 18Goodnessknowswhenbutwe gotitfromaguyfromItalyinthe barof theMansfieldinthe1990s?
It must be hard making a living while biting your tongues.