Indeed. All contact is via text/email. Even Jane Austen's heroines got to meet their chaps in person ..
I've been keeping up with this thread for a while now but haven't posted in it as you and the others do such a great job with the commentary it's far more fun to just sit back and read. Watching people see LJ and her ilk for what they really are warms me up like a hot chocolate on a cold night.