This just in - they got a response:
Hello! I am a creature from a galaxy far away, visiting your planet.
I have transformed myself into this text file. As you are reading it, I
am having sex with your eyeballs. I know you like it because you are
smiling. Please pass me on to someone else because I'm really horny.
In the realm of scientific observation, luck is granted only to those who are prepared. - Louis Pasteur