Screen Saver

H.S. hs.samix at
Sat Jan 10 05:08:21 UTC 2009

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Ahh Ray Parrish, you are the one that better calm down.  I've followed you
> thread from start to finish but it's so long that I and I expect most everyone else can't remember all the things suggested and tried.  Your attitude is not one that inspires the list to help you.  And your response to the one offering a suggestion below is uncalled for even if you've tried it. You need to either grow up or turn the heat on sooner when cold weather comes so it doesn't freeze your brain.  There was no call for your response to the person trying to help you out.  Frankly, I don' t give a damn if you ever solve your screen saver issue as it's not a critical problem anyway.

He says he has a couple of decades of experience. In all probability he
is the type of typical "guru" bully one would find on unix related news
groups. You know, the type who always belittles the novice user and have
hardly anything else to say to a noobie except "RTFM". You are right, it
is their kind's attitude. Whoever in this world is not perceived as
smarter than them is a lower mortal to them and they think it is their
godly duty to point out the weaknesses in those 'pathetic noobies or

He had a choice: either to politely remark that he had already tried
that or to be crass. He chose the latter, which, incidentally takes
longer to communicate! Go figure.


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