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It may not be entirely on topic, but this reminded me of a story I heard in college. Sometimes music students will "plagarize" by taking a piece of music by someone else and writing it backwards.The story goes one student took a piece by his professor, gave it the backwards treatment and turned it in. He got an "F" and his professor asked him why he turned in Beethoven's 5th.
I understand your frustration. As a psychology researcher and professor, I can see both sides (as can you, I'm sure). I have had students plagiarize my work and then submit it in my own class as their own (it was almost as funny as it was infuriating). At the same time, it would also be bothersome to have people automatically assume plagiarism just because you broadcast your thoughts in more than one forum.
BTW, I enjoyed your blog on the problems currently in journals. These kind of problems are part of the reason there are such large divides between what happens in research university treatment centers and what happens in the rest of the world. Kudos!
Best blog ever in 2010.
While some of us are not that intellectually dishonest, it seems clear that many of them are intellectually challenged, to use a PC term for moronic.