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.
"A mind is a terrible thing to have leaking out your ears." -- The League of Sadistic Telepaths