hi james, some dude on the 'net has emailed me saying he's got the holy grail for weight loss. i'm a bit worried about the loss of gravity having side effects. what should i do? james. hi james, firstly, you rightly should be worried about the consequences of removing the force of gravity from the universe. it's a very risky business. no one really knows what might happen, perhaps another force will take its place. imagine being electrocuted at every step you take, or each and every time you perform any action which would otherwise be opposing the force of gravity. not a pretty thought i think you'll agree. cheers, james. hi james, thanks for your insightful response. i'm starting to think however you may have jumped the gun a bit there. i don't think the dude on the 'net has it in his power to remove the force of gravity from the xixnxtxexrxnxextx universe, since mailing him back and enquiring for more information about it. he claimed gravity would only be removed from my immediate vicinity. he seemed to imply i would be within my very own gravity-free bubble. of course now i am wondering how my gravity-free bubble would interact with gravity, for example i wouldn't really want to float off into space, as much of fantastical trip as it would be, i don't fancy testing gravity-free bubbles in the silent vacuum of deep space :-/ thanks for your help thus far, james. hi james, believe it or not james, you're not the first person to contact me worrying over the consequences of existing in a gravity free bubble. again no one really knows what the consequences may be, at least, no one does outside of top secret government research labs and criminal underworld research labs. i would strongly advise you to steer clear of these dangerous weight loss programmes, and instead try and somehow trick the rest of the world's population into mass weight gain so that you don't have to change yourself in order to feel slim. regards, james. my dear james, i shall never know how you came to be in a position to profer advice. tricking the rest of the world's population into mass weight gain is the most proposterous idea i have ever encountered as a way of achieving weight loss. you should be ashamed of yourself. do not contact me again. james. james, please allow me to appologise, i did not mean for you to take offense at my suggestion, many other people have taken exactly the same advice and achieved weight loss. why do you think there are so many obese people in the world? regards, james. james, i frankly also find your last message offensive so please do not under any circumstances ever contact me again, despite the fact we are one and the same person. i refuse to take any further part in this conversation. regards, james.