If you perform an illusion with a signed object or give something away, (like a napkin rose), then you're going to be remembered. You don't want to buy dessert. You want to provide them with the means to get in touch with you when they do think of you again.
Willpayforlessons "chastised" you, exclaiming that he wrote this paragraph already, and that you either copied it or didn't read it. That is what happened.
Didn't read it. I doubt copying was truly a concern; as I find it hard to believe that both statements are worded exactly the same.
But my time to read/post on this - or any other board - is often limited; as it was then, (and now). When there are a lot of replies to a particular post/topic, I will often post my thoughts first and go back to read the posts inbetween when I have that opportunity. Such was the case here. I read the first post, one or two after and then decided to post my thoughts on the matter.
The fact that someone posted something similar does not indicate that anything was copied - it merely strengthens and verifies that particular thought, idea or point of view.