I consider the advertising win-win. I promote something that I’ve worked hard on, and at the same time, am trying to get the word out to other Smashing Pumpkins fans – because really, that IS the target audience
My posts on Netphoria never got deleted. Several Netphorians flamed me in the beginning, but I’ve found a lot of closet nice-folk who PM me, or outright directly state that this is something that they are interested in.
I wouldn’t be surprised if this creates as much of a ripple among the Machina community as Adam Ware’s thesis.