Loc: Yuba City, California
the Newbies come out of the wood work whenever there is a particularly controversial post made in the forums. <br><br>For instance the Jeff Raskin story on the Story Discussion forum brought out several "newbies" who have a single post to their credit and many of which are never heard from again. Do you suppose they are friends of the author or have a vested insterest in THE?<br><br><br><br><br>[color:blue]"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in<br>the country,"<br>--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC.</font color=blue>
Yep, but I've been guilty of that on other forums. As long as the newbie makes an intelligent, well-thought out argument, I don't have a problem with it.<br><br>On a related topic, have you ever noticed that when a former Apple employee makes a crack about MacOS X's user interface, that employee is usually working at another company that is developing a new, "revolutionary" UI? It's as if they were using their fame at Apple to self-promote their new product.<br><br>
_________________________________________ "The United States is by far the largest exporter of weapons in the world, selling more weapons than the next 14 countries combined."
Well, I thought that was the point of having the 'discuss' link on the stories on the main page- to draw people in who might not otherwise use the forums...?<br><br>[color:red]You slap my back, I'll slap yours!</font color=red>
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