Nobody likes to be called a dummy by a dummy.

Why an early warning system is useless...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislav_Petrov

Let's all get along.
Permalink Vineet Reynolds 
January 18th, 2006
<<Petrov is now a pensioner, spending his retirement in relative poverty in the town of Fryazino>>

...this makes me sad. dude singlehandedly prevents the greatest disaster in the history of mankind and this is what he gets???
Permalink Kenny 
January 18th, 2006
Whoa. I'm sending that dude some money.
Permalink Colm O'Connor 
January 18th, 2006
Good idea.

How to implement?
Permalink Erik Springelkamp 
January 18th, 2006
Never mind. Should have follewed the links before asking.
Permalink Erik Springelkamp 
January 18th, 2006
For those who don't want to dig:

"Anyone wishing to write a letter to Stanislav Petrov &#8212; or send a contribution to help him (he is experiencing health problems; see The Moscow News) &#8212; can do so through this address:

Stanislav Petrov
c/o Association of World Citizens
55 New Montgomery Street, Suite 224
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA"
Permalink Colm O'Connor 
January 18th, 2006
Wow. I'm in awe of his sacrifice.
Permalink sharkfish 
January 18th, 2006

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