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Old 10-02-2012, 12:48 PM   #1
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Help me! My friend (Dsplayer14) is addicted to Linux! Tips to help get away?


Original Thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...91#post4795091

My friend Adam is addicted to Linux and is being completely anti social to all of his close friends. He constantly makes excuses and doesn't realize this. Any tips on getting him away abit?
 
Old 10-02-2012, 01:05 PM   #2
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double posting isn't going to help.
 
Old 10-02-2012, 01:15 PM   #3
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Original Thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...91#post4795091

My friend Adam is addicted to Linux and is being completely anti social to all of his close friends. He constantly makes excuses and doesn't realize this. Any tips on getting him away abit?
Given your behavior in this thread and your other...have you considered it's just you he doesn't want to hang around with?? Also, these threads seem very much like flame/troll bait.
 
Old 10-02-2012, 01:16 PM   #4
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Hello all. I'm sorry that Justin posted this twice. Our friend Adam really has a problem and we did not know where to go. We are not asking for much, just a few links please.

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Old 10-02-2012, 01:23 PM   #5
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hello all. im sorry tht justin posted this twice
our frind adam rly has a problem and we did not no where to go
we are not asking for much
just a few links plz
Spell out your words...text-speak garbage doesn't make anyone want to read what you post. And again, this is NOT the place to post such things. Want a link? Here:
http://www.google.com

Lots of info on lots of subjects. Enjoy.
 
Old 10-02-2012, 01:29 PM   #6
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Spell out your words...text-speak garbage doesn't make anyone want to read what you post. And again, this is NOT the place to post such things. Want a link? Here:
http://www.google.com

Lots of info on lots of subjects. Enjoy.
i dnt apreciate ur google link
jst because i dnt know how to use the cmptuer very wle does not mean u ned to make fun of me
pleas be nicer in the futur
 
Old 10-02-2012, 01:49 PM   #7
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i dnt apreciate ur google link
jst because i dnt know how to use the cmptuer very wle does not mean u ned to make fun of me
pleas be nicer in the futur
Again, you need to quit using text-speak garbage.

And really, if you want to 'help a friend', talk to their parents. Since they know (and he's obviously smarter than you), get over it. If you can't even spell or use Google to look something up....what, exactly, do you think you'll be able to do? This is very obviously troll/spam bait, and has been reported. I'd be very surprised if the moderators didn't close/delete the thread.
 
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Internet and Computer Addiction
How to Stage a Successful Intervention
 
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Again, you need to quit using text-speak garbage.

And really, if you want to 'help a friend', talk to their parents. Since they know (and he's obviously smarter than you), get over it. If you can't even spell or use Google to look something up....what, exactly, do you think you'll be able to do? This is very obviously troll/spam bait, and has been reported. I'd be very surprised if the moderators didn't close/delete the thread.
whats wrong with txt spek?
it makes msgs so much fasr
it would take me lke al day to type this witout it
his parents no wht he does but i dnt think theu know how much he is just silenty makn
g his programing stuf
after school he just drops of the grid
 
Old 10-02-2012, 02:04 PM   #10
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whats wrong with txt spek?
it makes msgs so much fasr
it would take me lke al day to type this witout it
Again, quit using it. It's bad because it's hard to read, and it's just plain rude to KEEP DOING what others ask you not to. And if you bothered to read the rules of this forum when you signed up, you'd see it's frowned up in general.
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his parents no wht he does but i dnt think theu know how much he is just silenty makn
g his programing stuf
after school he just drops of the grid
That's his business what he decides to do with his time, not yours. Grow up. Learn to spell and write, and perhaps you'd do more with your time than play TF2.
 
Old 10-02-2012, 02:04 PM   #11
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whats wrong with txt spek?
it makes msgs so much fasr
No it doesn't, it makes you look like an idiot and makes your message take 5 times as long for anybody else to read. If writing "lke" instead of "like" really makes you "so much fasr", then you need to go back to elementary school and learn how to type.

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Old 10-02-2012, 02:08 PM   #12
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i fel lke evrybdy htes me jst becuz i cnt tpy as wel as othrs
u gys r just getng of tpic wth this
its bout adam not my tping
 
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Troll

Reported
 
Old 10-02-2012, 02:11 PM   #14
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Troll

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Old 10-02-2012, 02:14 PM   #15
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If your friend is really messing around learning Linux instead of playing with you then it's likely he'll end up earning a whole hell of a lot more than you, and be having more fun than you doing something he loves in a few years time -- so I would suggest to him he dump losers like you who might bring him down.
 
  


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