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View Poll Results: What BDFL(s) do you like best? (Mark all that apply).
Richard Stallman 9 28.13%
Linus Torvalds 15 46.88%
Bob Young/Mark Ewing 0 0%
Ron Houvsepian 0 0%
Jeremy Garcia (think: LQ User #1) 9 28.13%
Mark Shuttleworth 1 3.13%
Clement Lefebvre 1 3.13%
Steve Ballmer (**DON'T** select this unless you're a M$ troll!!) 18 56.25%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 32. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-26-2010, 09:46 AM   #31
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Quote:
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I laughed at how many votes Steve Ballmer got just because Kenny started this thread.
I think it was the (not so) deliberate reverse psychology: "**DON'T** select this unless you're a M$ troll!"

As for me, I can't really vote...TBH I don't have that much of an opinion. :-\ Also, I don't even recognize one of the names ("Ron Houvespian" ).

Lessee if I got this right:

RMS = GNU
Linus = Linux
Bob Young/Mark Ewing = ???
Ron Houvsepian = ???
Jeremy Garcia = LQ admin
Mark Shuttleworth = Ubuntu
Clement Lefebvre = Linux Mint
Steve Ballmer = Microsoft

Last edited by MrCode; 11-26-2010 at 09:51 AM. Reason: corrected stupid spelling mistake :-P
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:17 AM   #32
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Steve Ballmer is a brianL wannabe.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:24 AM   #33
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I voted for Ballmer because Pat V was not included.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:27 AM   #34
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Thats also why I voted for him.

Ballmer is in no way a brianL wannabe though, because that would require intelligence. He's more of the Glenn Beck of the tech industry, foolish and dumb.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:32 AM   #35
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I dunno if "foolish" and "dumb" are enough. He once ripped his vocal cords after screaming really loud in an incident similar to that in the aforementioned clip. He needed surgery afterward. I think "beyond demented" or "negative IQ" are better in describing Ballmer.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:48 AM   #36
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He's more of the Glenn Beck of the tech industry, foolish and dumb.
Glenn Beck is not foolish or dumb.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:49 AM   #37
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Well I tried taking your word for it by actually watching one of his shows, confirmed my impressions about him
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:53 AM   #38
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Glenn Beck is not foolish or dumb.
You're right, he's mad.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:55 AM   #39
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LOL!
 
Old 11-26-2010, 10:57 AM   #40
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Whatever. He's a lot better than the bunch of socialist freaks in the white house.
 
Old 11-26-2010, 11:01 AM   #41
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Whatever I didn't even vote for the 'so-called socialist freaks', .
 
Old 11-26-2010, 11:03 AM   #42
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I can't stand Stallman, I agree with Linus, it is ludacris that people should call the OS we use "GEE IN YOU SLASH LINUX". I just want to call it something easy, like Linux! "Hello everyone, I use Gee In You Slash Linux, what do you use?"
 
Old 11-26-2010, 11:04 AM   #43
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I use...This toaster!
 
Old 11-26-2010, 11:45 AM   #44
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Whatever. He's a lot better than the bunch of socialist freaks in the white house.
A lot ? Really ? Are you sure ?
 
Old 11-26-2010, 12:17 PM   #45
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I voted for Ballmer because Pat V was not included.
Why, you say? Because I couldn't edit the poll once it was posted. I tried reporting the original post to the Mods, but they didn't edit the poll either.
 
  


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