Put me in the "against the cord" camp. I'd also interject the story that the original cover artist for the Discworld books must've read at least some of them. A character is described in the book as four-eyed and appears on the cover with four literal eyes. Instead of, you know, glasses.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"