[The author of a research articlel]. . .feels that his/her paper is a great masterpiece written in deathless prose for consumption by the masses. His or her ego is on the line when the precious opus is dropped in the mail for the cruel scrutiny of the review system. Most authors would be satisfied only with a telegram from the editor the next day, telling them that their paper is so important that it will be published immediately, without review, in a special issue of the journal with their picture on the cover. As the days tick by without reply their apprehension grows. Has their paper been sent to their arch rival? Will their own simplicity be apparent, or has it been well-concealed by the usual practice of beginning with the general case, and explaining only special examples (the places they actually started) as afterthoughts treated as of no importance to the potential reader? The euphoria attached to the initial generation of the paper dims, to be replaced with a latent anger ready to be fired at hostile reviewers...

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