Let me just clear my throat and clink the water glass with my spoon ... OK. Listen up, people. This thread has now been officially hijacked.
Perhaps ... Tom was sending us all kisses?
Or ... the fasics hit too hard and knocked him cold?
Or ... he was trying to add ++++++s and missed the key?
Or ... it's a code that only Zaphoon will be able to decypher?
good one! And perhaps we've found another clue to what causes ALS ... electric shock, hit on the head, falling out of the crib as a baby (or even as a grownup, I suppose) and making xxxxxxxxxxxxx-rated movies.