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Posted 05-20-2011 at 01:10 PM by peonuser

Signed up to be a contributor to one of the major linux distros.

Set up an account at sourceforge to start passing out software.

Tried to get to a web site that never goes down, but could not. Then I went to my instructables account to see how it was doing. Hardly any additional views. Hmmm. Decided to check on the web site that was down. Yeah, it came back up! They I noticed my views started growing again. Assumption: the web site was never down, but there was some kind of internet blockage or outage.

One of the things I talked about before is that if the big software media companies were in the food business, all you could eat would be frozen dinners or mixes from a box. Recently I was in the grocery and happened to notice a family trying to decide what mac-n-cheese in a box dinner to get. I chuckled inside privately, because it is so darn easy to make macaroni and cheese from scratch. I usually speak up and say something, but this time I kept quiet. Not everyone is a cook and not everyone is a programmer, but there are so many things you can do on the computer for yourself that do not require a pre-packaged program. All you have to do is to scour the internet and be inundated with the information to do it on your own. One advantage of open source is that you can get the source code and modify programs yourself if they do not exactly meet your needs just like you can modify a recipe. I have not eaten a frozen dinner in so long. To look at is in another way, a recipe is a program and might even be called software. Learn a recipe or learn a bit about programming. You will save yourself some dough.
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    I always laugh at the person that takes more than 5 seconds to decide vanilla, chocolate, or both at the soft serve machine. Not only will the choice not matter at the end but they knew the choices before getting there.

    Mac and cheese is the same since one should always modify by adding real cheese or more flavor.
    Posted 05-21-2011 at 03:36 AM by lumak lumak is offline
    Updated 05-21-2011 at 03:37 AM by lumak
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    Thax for the comment. If we can not decide, we just put both in. Probably where the 4 cheese mac-n-cheese came from or they just used what was left in the fridge. I will say one thing, I do not like provolone.
    Posted 05-21-2011 at 11:36 AM by peonuser peonuser is offline
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    Meh. I like the boxed Mac-&-Cheese though. It's one of my favourite foods!

    I guess I am strange for liking the processed version of Mac-&-Cheese.
    Posted 05-24-2011 at 11:28 PM by lupusarcanus lupusarcanus is offline
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    Posted 05-29-2011 at 08:58 AM by peonuser peonuser is offline


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