Yes, I've started paying back. Just one distribution so far:
If you were on rec.arts.books.tolkien or alt.fan.tolkien before the movies, you might remember me. I visited a few other groups as well, but I seem to have lost the habit. As of late, automatic messages in perl.cpan.testers seem to be the only trace of me on Usenet.
"Where the hell is my shirt?"
The Broadsword of Sweet Reason
... hang on, what am I doing there?