hideserted at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 02:02:51 UTC 2011
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:31 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 09/28/2011 06:07 PM, Ernest Doub wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:29 PM, NoOp
> >> On 09/28/2011 04:25 PM, Edward avanti wrote:
> >> ...
> >> > maybe the people who think this joke only use one internet medium and
> >> thats
> >> > ubuntu, they need to dramatically expand their horizon and see a big
> >> world
> >> > out there in IT, it does exist, ubuntu doesnt even measure in
> >> > its a drop in a tiny puddle, compred to the world size ocean of lists
> >> > forums and IT news out there
> >> ...
> >> Probably won't matter much here shortly anyway:
> >> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2011/09/20/%23ubuntu-meeting.html#t11:00
> >> Shuttleworth states that they should just shut the Ubuntu users list
> >> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2011/09/20/%23ubuntu-meeting.html#t11:10
> >> [aiee, we should just shut that baby down]
> >> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2011/09/20/%23ubuntu-meeting.html#t11:44
> >> [i'm happy to take the shutdown bullets on -users]
> >> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2011/09/20/%23ubuntu-meeting.html#t11:45
> >> [even if it's of the 'last chance, fred's agreed to moderate, if (s)he
> >> gives up, we shut down the list']
> > One of the most effective ways to discourage new users and to shut out
> > looking for viable alternatives to Windo$e is to reduce the ability to
> > obtain assistance during the steep part of the learning curve.
> > Closing down support avenues because some of the more anally retentive
> > subscribers can't deal with the ~normal~ social interaction indicative of
> > healthy social organism presents a public perception of a closed shop -
> > outsiders need not apply - you are not wanted or welcome here.
> > My advice is to grow up and learn some social skills. If ~you~ can't
> > the stress then leave. Don't pitch a bitch and screw it up for the rest
> > us who haven't had the advantage of studying this stuff full time till we
> > dream in code.
> > I have dealt with technical types across a broad range of disciplines my
> > entire adult life. The most socially retarded have always been those who
> > were most wrapped up in the operation of complex computerized systems
> > they dealt more with machines than other human beings.
> > If anybody wants to flame me for stating my opinion - have at it.
> > I can be reached at: hideserted at gmail.com
> > Be advised that I am a cranky old man who has suffered a disabling injury
> > and has lots of time available to pull your chain, and a lifetime of
> > experience at making people loose their cool - it is usually quite
> > entertaining and occasionally instructive.
> > ED
> Not trimmed on purpose.
> Well Ernest, I can only say that I've been on this list since 2007 with
> a little over 8,000 posts. In many of those I'd tried to help fellow
> users. You've around 55 since 05/03/2011 (mostly regarding Unity). If
> you are referring to my 'social skills' then I suggest that you might
> want to review your 55 posts here. If I have offended you, then my
> My email address works as well; if you decide to take that route be
> advised that I really don't care about disabilities or age (been there
> done that & we all have our own problems). And I recommend not you not
> come to a gunfight with a pen knife... but hey, feel free to fire away
> at me off-list if you wish.
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Since you have chosen to respond on list my reply is on list.
If the shoe fits then it must be yours, so wear it.
My comments were designed to elicit a response from those who most closely
fit the description.
<http://linuxcounter.net/cert/544489.png>Accidental deaths by firearms
account for less than 1% of the 30,000. There are three times as many
medical mistake deaths in the US than there are accidental gun deaths.
Perhaps we need safety locks on doctors and nurses?
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