jdow jdow at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 20 17:15:06 UTC 2009

From: "Thorny" <thorntreehome at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, 2009/April/20 07:51

> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 16:34:23 +0200, Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) posted:
>> On Mon, April 20, 2009 14:43, Thorny wrote:
>>> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 10:34:45 +0100, MG posted:
>>>> He does a lot better job of entertaining us all than thorntree tho!
>>> MG, I'm not trying to entertain you, I offered what could have been
>>> useful advice, even though you don't recognize it as such.
>> I'm trying to be useful AND entertaining at the same time. Is that a sin?
> Of course not, that's why I didn't make a comment to you Amedee.
> Do you think my advice to MG was incorrect? Was it wrong for me to point 
> out
> things that could be useful for posting and standard for this community in
> light of the first three responses MG got to the post? I had seen several
> other posts from MG that day. I assumed MG was inexperienced and might
> need help understanding what the first three posters were talking about
> and might want some documentation which could explain it. I also asked for
> more information, which I think was appropriate.

It was a Microsoft answer, Thorny - 100% accurate and 0% useful. It did
not address MG's problem and it hijacked the thread to push a personal
childish agenda. It also had a snotty rude attitude to its wording.


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