<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>I just keep using it over and over and over...<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>We still talking about the toilet paper, or . . . . ???<br><br><br><br><br>____________________________________________________<br>Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,<br>But to be young was very heaven!
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Steve, do you actually READ these posts? Or is it your mission just to be a smart arse on this site (-smart arse, whilst being derrogatory, is not actually an expletive). There is a difference between using language expressively and being plain foul-mouthed and aggressive. 'Smart arse' may well be fine between you little boys who need to practise the classroom antics you should have got out of your system by now, but do me a favour next time you address a post from me and try actaully showing you have READ IT by addressing the points made. I was saying something beyond the expleteives I felt forced to use by way of getting you to even look at the post. But now I know I have your attention, let me try again: the way you handled my initial post, whatever it's content, lets this site down. Some of you who pretend to have some kind of status beyond technical use should be ashamed at the way you project yourself and in the way you deal with newbies on this site. You think that by swearing at me I learn anything from you clowns? Actually, there is a plus side to this for me: I have to write an article about forum behaviour ( for which I will be paid!), and you've proved that as grades go, that there is a sink estate quality to this forum created by posts like yours. Expect a mention boys! So, all this anger and aggression may yet benefit me. I hope some of this made sense to you this time, but then I don't expect you to understand any of this, or even to glance it, unless it is peppered with swear words. <br><br>
Oooooooooooo! Do we get a cut of your stipend, Hemingway. I mean, jeez, if we've given you all this fodder for your next Pulitzer, dontcha think we deserve a little commish?<br><br>Hmmm... "arse", "whilst", "behaviour", and that I'm so much smarter than you Yanks 'tude. Methinks me sees a pattern here...<br><br>Rant on Zugzy. You're giving us quite a bit o' material, too! I'm seeing a paperback at least. A made-for/based on TV miniseries. Action figures perhaps?<br><br>Yeah, baby. Gonna get that project started just as soon as I finish beating my dog and convincing W to trash the software copyright laws.<br><br>Ta...<br><br>P.S. Since you're such an authority on how one should address another, and forum behavior and all: when you start a post with someone's name, try replying directly to said person instead of a post or two down the thread. Otherwise, we elementary school ruffians get soooooooo confused. Trog's gonna think his name is Steve now. <br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>As it was a friend recommended this site, as one of the more friendly. I imagine several other members who read my post, thought my request a bit of an affront, but they didn't have to vent spleen, or in your case spew [censored] over this thread. The real grandmasters probably thought: she can go feck herself and kept it right there: as a thought, and didn't bother to reply.<p><hr></blockquote><p>Apologies to you for the very few negative replies that you have received as the rest of the grandmasters were out back still pummeling the last person who broke the rules.<br><br>Lemmee see, Grandmaster rule #1: If a new member posts on his or her very post a query so as to lie, cheat, or steal, the Grandmasters must within 24 hours post a reply asking this new member to go fu[/i]ck himself or herself vigorously. (If herself, pics confirming a deed well done will be requested.)<br><br>So let me fix my end of the bargain:<br><br>Zugzwump, you need to go back where you came from and go fu[i]ck yourself. Since the place you return to is likely a community and or platform that allows or even encourages your thievery of services you might find yourself in more comfortable surroundings. Teach your children to cheat and steal as you do and the rest of your life will be more pleasant than if you stay here. But don't expect many visits at the old folk's home.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p><br>Hmmm... "arse", "whilst", "behaviour", and that I'm so much smarter than you Yanks 'tude. <br>Methinks me sees a pattern here...<br><p><hr></blockquote><p>Does that mean that "the little light" finally came on? <br><br>That all the ridicule you've heaped upon treebeard as being a "Pseudo Intellectual blah blah blah"<br><br>...is as I'd repeatedly pointed out on a number of occasions, that it's just the way they speak there?<br><br>There's British, there's American and there's Australian. While technically they all speak "ENGLISH", <br>in reality there are vast differences between them culturally, with their educational standards, their <br>attitudes, their sense of humor, ...AND their temperment...<br><br>To ridicule them based on how they speak is no different than making fun of any one else from another <br>country & culture, on the grounds that they don't speak, spell, or use "proper grammar" that meets<br>with YOUR standards is not only small-minded but also extremely RUDE, and yes, a disservice <br>to ANY forum as a whole.<br><br><br><br>OK, The person made an improper request, but as they point out, that's no reason to trounce a newbie<br>rather than simply telling them that this isn't a forum that deals in or approves of software piracy.<br><br> <br><br>
_________________________ . "...or am I a butterfly dreaming she's a woman?"
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p><br>Since the place you return to is likely a community and or platform that allows or even encourages your thievery of services you might find yourself in more comfortable surroundings.<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>May I point out that if "where they came from encouraged such things"...<br><br>...that they wouldn't be here, making the same request that they OBVIOUSLY also denied. <br>(albeit somewhat more politely). <br><br><br>
_________________________ . "...or am I a butterfly dreaming she's a woman?"
I meant "where you come from" not in a physical sense, I would never slander an actual physical community with a blanket statement, (I know a few people in London who are not as[i][/i]sholes ) I meant in the internet sense. A simple search shows Zugwump only frequents PC forums. I can use a blanket statement on that community. As to why he or she has to come here that would be obvious. There is not one person honest enough to cough up the cash for the program so that all the others could "borrow" the pass code. Thus the fishing trip here.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
" Hmmm... "arse", "whilst", "behaviour" "<br><br>I must say Steve, you act as if he (or she) is just using these words to spite you. He's just spelling them. If he hadn't spelled these words thusly, I guess you would have had to comment on his attitude w/o mentioning his non-Yank ness, no?<br><br>Maybe Zug-whatever was just posting here cuz he realized he had no Mac forum material to work with so he came here to stir some up. I feel so used. . I don't believe he expected a positive reception. Ignoring him would have been too good a waste of thread material.<br><br>I remember the first time I posted here was to ask how the ownership of a Music Store purchased MP3 worked with changing one's hardware and my first response was a long line of HAHA's from the ever congenial Bryan. I explained that I was sorry for my ignorance and that we don't even have the Music Store in Japan yet, and he gave me an informative/useful reply. I checked out the Soapbox for the hell of it and have been trying to get out ever since.<br><br>And I guess now I am back in the Mac Local section and have come full circle. I must be suffering from Stockholm Syndrome...I am almost ready to turn around and go right back in..... <br><br>We are what we repeatedly do. -Aristotle<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by lanovami on 09/20/06 03:41 PM (server time).</EM></FONT></P>
_________________________ We are what we repeatedly do - Aristotle
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I remember the first time I posted here was to ask how the ownership of a Music Store purchased MP3 worked with changing one's hardware and my first response was a long line of HAHA's from the ever congenial Bryan.<br><br>For some reason, that made me say 'HAHA' myself.<br><br>You were at least posing a legitimate question. Red flags go up when anyone comes in here posting spam or asking for serial numbers/anything having to do with pirated s/w, etc. There's places for that (yes, even for the Mac), but this ain't one of 'em.<br><br>And the minute we start discussing that sort of thing, it wouldn't be long before Stan waves bye-bye to us all. <br><br>
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