The recruiter found out from his computer, not from the company, that they went with the other candidate.
I am less disappointed and more relieved than I ought to be.
I'll also be unlocking #1; I had it locked because I didn't want folks who didn't know me to know I was out of town.
Meanwhile, if you're on LJ and know me and haven't already friended me, feel free to do so and I'll do likewise. I just added a few folks now, some of whom i thought I'd added, others who I didn't know were on LJ till I kicked back and looked.
I just cleaned out around 4k messages from my e-mail.