No I don't agree with that... Svanberg coined the phrase which became a convenient byword for more complex phrases such as "those affected by the spill" and so on. What I've noticed here is the hypocrisy of some Mac users that it's alright for some companies such as Anadarko to tell the small people to get stuffed but not for others such as, you guessed it: "British Petroleum".
By leaving the Ignore this User option on, I've saved myself a whole lot of aggravation and I'm really satisfied with the overall user experience. I couldn't resist reposting the Caution Rabbit Circle Jerk Ahead sign, but it was for Chris' benefit. Everybody else has seen it, but since Chris is pretty new to the game, I figured he'd get a laugh.
Ignore KM or don't ~ Isn't the question. I do, and as stated, it's really made a difference. I enjoy the Box a lot more lately. Perhaps the question might instead be ~ Why would he respond directly to somebody who's made it clear they aren't reading his posts?
Availing myself of the benefits of the Ignore This User Option obviously seems silly to some peeps. I suggest that KM responding to my posts is vastly sillier.
Oh, my. I believe I have the makings of a Python sketch here.
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Svanberg coined the phrase which became a convenient byword for more complex phrases such as "those affected by the spill" and so on.
It has become a convenient byword for who? After the reaction Svanberg received after he used it, I'm doubtful this has become part of the mainstream lexicon ...
[edit - The original content of this post asked how this phrase has become a common byword as KM described and which mainstream outlets have used it. Posted because KM replied as I was editing this post]
Edited by six_of_one (07/07/1003:33 PM) Edit Reason: quick reply while I was editing ;-)
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