Missing hard drive space

jdow jdow at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 20 22:53:01 UTC 2009

From: "Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu)" <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be>
Sent: Monday, 2009/April/20 13:48

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> jdow schreef:
>> 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.
> Are you talking about Thorny's answer to MG? Or my answer to you?
> Because MG's message "He does a lot better job of entertaining us all
> than thorntree tho!" was actually referring to me!

Thorny's topic preemption answer.

> Yes I work with Microsoft products during the day. There is nothing
> worng with that. It pays my bills.

So do I. As it happens I figure Visual Studio is the best computer
game I've ever run. (For the challenged - that was humor. Although
I do get a serious kick out of making things work. I need to get paid.
So I make software that works on Microsoft OSs where I can make a
real income.)

> Yes I may have a childish agenda. Hey perhaps I have Asperger, like 90%
> of all Linux geeks. But that doesn't prevent me from actually helping MG.

And I certainly appreciate your trying to help him. I'm trying to help
him, too. Together we can probably beat his problem.


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