Tonight on The Colbert Show was a fellow taking credit for my idea posted here : http://silverharloe.livejournal.com/10294.html , because he managed to figure a way to turn what I thought was a simple, 1-2 page topic (tops) into a whole book. Sigh.
(Of course, it was probably probably independent invention - after all, the first response to my original post was a, "hey, I thought of that, too!" Still, it's more fun for the moment to pretend that I was ripped off. I'll get over that by morning).