Ubuntu users mailing list should become moderated
wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 23:05:29 UTC 2011
* On Sun, 2011-08-28 at 05:05 +0300, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> Hi all.
> After all those off-topic stuff I read here, I think this mailing list
> should become moderated.
AHHHH! There is that pesky word "should" again! It's use is reserved for
those who have assumed the lofty moral position of supreme judgments and
remains the all-time favorite precursor to most violent crimes.
<Billy Bob with a handgun> "I told you you shouldn't!"
<BLAM!> "I tol' ya so."
So, if you use a phrase such as "I think it would be better if..." then
you can at least hide the fact that you are really twitching to make a
judgment call, and usurp a little Power and Authority in the process,
while amongst polite society.
Besides, if no one is asking a really decent question, why waste a
perfectly good maillist server amongst friends? Trained seals will not
bark for no fish. Somebody ask Goh a really good grub question,
quick! : ) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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