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Old 08-20-2012, 10:22 AM   #16
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Man u must be pretty old since i am 29! LOL

Na, but this was a real LOL (just teezing or for grammar nazis teasing)

Thanks for the Slack... I feel initiated into the slackware forums!
Wow! Really? I'm 29, [EDITED] I'm glad you're liking the Unix way. Also, you got Patrick to talk to you. :P

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Old 08-20-2012, 10:24 AM   #17
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@Mercury305: no need to answer this childish post from Anonymo.
 
Old 08-20-2012, 10:33 AM   #18
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@Mercury305: no need to answer this childish post from Anonymo.
Don't worry Didier I am not that fragile

Im a geek from the hood lol

but lol'ing at dumb s*** has been around since I first used IRC.

Ofcorse now they got ("have" for grammar nazis) twitter and all that other b/s ("and all of the other gadgets" for the grammar nazis) that I never use ("don't use" for the grammar nazis). Would you believe that I never bought a tablet? Why?

Because God invented the Keyboard!

I still use an old school samsung wireless phone that you have to type in the letters with the number pad.
Why? Cost me $7!

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Old 08-20-2012, 10:41 AM   #19
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I think we are moving out of topic. So let's back on tracks -- but we already arrived at the last station, so I will just leave the train. See you later.
 
Old 08-20-2012, 10:51 AM   #20
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I think we are moving out of topic. So let's back on tracks -- but we already arrived at the last station, so I will just leave the train. See you later.
Yes, I agree sorry again. Moving on.
 
Old 08-20-2012, 11:14 AM   #21
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Sure, let's move on. But seriously, I thought he was younger for some reason. I actually enjoy his posts and meant no insult.
 
Old 08-20-2012, 11:26 AM   #22
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Sure, let's move on. But seriously, I thought he was younger for some reason. I actually enjoy his posts and meant no insult.
You enjoy my posts? I thought I was a habitual PITA... don't spoil me now because my PITA tendencies will come back out to haunt everybody on LQ and I'm sure nobody wants to open pandora's box. but thanks.

Let me get back to work lol (i did that on purpose this time! )

PS winking at other guys is also considered gay in the real world. But since my Role Model Patrick likes to do it... I guess its cool for me to be gay too So! :P... Again, please don't get offended for my PITAness.

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Old 08-20-2012, 11:47 AM   #23
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You enjoy my posts? I thought I was a habitual PITA... don't spoil me now because my PITA tendencies will come back out to haunt everybody on LQ and I'm sure nobody wants to open pandora's box. but thanks.

Let me get back to work lol (i did that on purpose this time! )

PS winking at other guys is also considered gay in the real world. But since my Role Model Patrick likes to do it... I guess its cool for me to be gay too So! :P... Again, please don't get offended for my PITAness.
The first posts were sort of a PITA, but only because they all seemed to discuss the same issue and it felt the discussions were going in circles and your opinion(s) seemed more like you're annoyed and saying "do things this way" instead of asking "why things are done this way?". But I think you might have brought topics that some people were curious about. It's similar to what just happened to me, things get misinterpreted online, since you can't hear the sarcasm or the sincerity or whatever anyone is feeling when they are typing. From new people coming to Slackware, it's "let's ask why things are done this way or why no dependency resolution or why systemd?", and we are trying to get an answer or trying to wrap our heads around these seemingly crazy ideas. But to people here on Slackware forums, who have been around a long time, when someone comes asking these same questions, the thoughts that probably go through their heads is "oh, not this again! or why not go somewhere else if they are not happy with it. Or this guy is trying to troll or start a flame war", because it comes up sooo many times on here and there is no way to tell if the person really wants to know or just trolling. But it's because they/we love Slackware so much and don't really want it to change. I'm glad that Patrick was able to speak with you and his perspective was brought out and actually enlightened me, because he's intelligent and has so much more experience. Also shows how much he cares for Slackware and was very patient and kind, seeing right through all the posts and was able to guide you.

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Old 08-20-2012, 11:58 AM   #24
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The first posts were sort of a PITA, but only because they all seemed to discuss the same issue and it felt the discussions were going in circles and your opinion(s) seemed more like you're annoyed and saying "do things this way" instead of asking "why things are done this way?". But I think you might have brought topics that some people were curious about. It's similar to what just happened to me, things get misinterpreted online, since you can't hear the sarcasm or the sincerity or whatever anyone is feeling when they are typing. From new people coming to Slackware, it's "let's ask why things are done this way or why no dependency resolution or why systemd?", and we are trying to get an answer or trying to wrap our heads around these seemingly crazy ideas. But to people here on Slackware forums, who have been around a long time, when someone comes asking these same questions, the thoughts that probably go through their heads is "oh, not this again! or why not go somewhere else if they are not happy with it. Or this guy is trying to troll or start a flame war", because it comes up sooo many times on here and there is no way to tell if the person really wants to know or just trolling. But it's because they/we love Slackware so much and don't really want it to change. I'm glad that Patrick was able to speak with you and his perspective was brought out and actually enlightened me, because he's intelligent and has so much more experience. Also shows how much he cares for Slackware and was very patient and kind, seeing right through all the posts and was able to guide you.
I had to go through hell to get those answers. But when I got the answers they were SOLID. I just wanted to know why. There had to be a good reason. I was determined and curious. So if I was interpreted as PITA then oh well... at least now I know why things are the way they are. I am happy to clear the minds of others as well. Patrick doesn't talk much but whenever he does he has something smart to say. I am glad to push his buttons to get good answers for the rest of us.
In all reality I love the Command line. Because I feel very intimate with the Computer under that Dark Black oblivious screen. Its so much funner then point and click and it works so much better if you know what you are doing. Slackware seemed the most command line friendly to me out of all the distros I tried.
With the command line you are that much closer to the Kernel. The GUI is just an added abstraction to communicate with you easier. But doing so it sacrifices your intelligence. Every click you make often is a lot of hidden commands going in the background you don't know about. You often can't get the same flexibility in GUI either. Because its so much easier to code in command line type of program then having to create buttons and etc. for every detail "-" to the command. On top of that you got "|"
| (piping) alone is enough to surpass GUI in so many ways. Because you can't possibly make that many variables/combinations into GUI.

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Old 08-20-2012, 12:15 PM   #25
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PS winking at other guys is also considered gay in the real world. But since my Role Model Patrick likes to do it... I guess its cool for me to be gay too So! :P... Again, please don't get offended for my PITAness.
Got Lemons?
 
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Old 08-20-2012, 12:23 PM   #26
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Got Lemons?
I have lemons, pears and oranges.
Sorry for being a PITA I guess you should grab some more Prep. H incase you run out as long as I am here and continuing to use Slackware
 
Old 08-20-2012, 10:25 PM   #27
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I have lemons, pears and oranges.
Sorry for being a PITA I guess you should grab some more Prep. H incase you run out as long as I am here and continuing to use Slackware
Good Lord, did I really just waste moments of my life reading these posts? Is this the Slackware section?
Lol I always have a great time here. Mercury you are going to be fun I see.

have a great day all,
 
  


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