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Message 63456 - Posted: 10 Aug 2015, 15:47:46 UTC

A thread to post your positive and negative thoughts into. Doesn't matter really what on, or whom on. No flames, please. And if you don't mind, no signatures either.
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Message 63457 - Posted: 10 Aug 2015, 15:51:33 UTC

Let me start off with my pet grumble peeve, people answering to a post in a thread, quoting the whole previous post and adding their single line of nothingness at the bottom. No editing of the quote so it's culled down to what they actually answer to; not being able to just reply; they're usually the first person answering and they need to quote the whole post, doesn't matter how long the thing is.
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Message 63459 - Posted: 10 Aug 2015, 18:45:02 UTC

No flames? Well, then I have nothing to add...
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Message 63460 - Posted: 10 Aug 2015, 22:42:34 UTC
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People who think
the entire world
uses screens 30
characters wide
and 5 lines tall.
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Message 63472 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 15:40:19 UTC
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The whole world knows that if just 8 people were kicked out of Seti politics permanently, the whole world be such a much nicer and happier place.

You wanted a grumble? You got one!
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Message 63474 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 16:02:11 UTC - in response to Message 63472.  

Oh it's much better now it's 8 instead of 9 :-)
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Message 63475 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 16:14:34 UTC

I haven't been into politics for AGES! Not even a nose poked through the door... *sigh* Not getting enough cafe time either :( and there's a graph at Einstein that still needs correcting...

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Message 63478 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 16:42:10 UTC

Hi Annie :-))

Yes, 9 was definitely one too many, and I would say only 7-1/2 left really.
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Message 63480 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 16:43:34 UTC

I hate people that bump unanswered posts by replying to themselves with:

Nobody?

Here's a couple of clues - Either nobody knows the answer, or nobody can decipher your gibberish, or perhaps everyone just hates you. Especially if you bump the thread after less than 24 hours.

Just sayin'
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Message 63481 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 16:47:46 UTC

Good Lord - Chertsey Al, long time no see, hope you are well?

Yup your point is certainly taken.
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Message 63488 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 17:55:04 UTC - in response to Message 63480.  

I hate people that bump unanswered posts by replying to themselves with:

Nobody?

Here's a couple of clues - Either nobody knows the answer, or nobody can decipher your gibberish, or perhaps everyone just hates you. Especially if you bump the thread after less than 24 hours.

Just sayin'


I suspect it was all three when I did that at cosmology some moons ago. Bored myself in the end :)
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Message 63492 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 18:13:49 UTC

Oh I dunno, I get some quite good conversation talking to myself, quality is certainly acceptable.
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Message 63502 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 19:36:27 UTC - in response to Message 63492.  

It is when you start losing those arguments ...
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Message 63504 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 20:00:52 UTC

Ah, yes, I have to admit that is a bit of a setback on occasions when that happens. But hey kudos to the winner :-0
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Message 63509 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 20:47:53 UTC

Irritating. Just turned the TV server off. After 15 minutes I noticed it wasn't off yet. Turned the TV back on: "Do not turn your system off. Installing 1 of 12 updates."

Sigh. Just hoping it doesn't push Windows 10 update files on it, which will install 10 tomorrow when I restart that system. ;-)
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Message 63510 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 21:14:20 UTC - in response to Message 63460.  

I resemble
that remark!
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Message 63513 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 21:41:11 UTC
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Government regulator idiots
who insist on cash basis
when accrual basis is the
only method that makes sense
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Message 63516 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 21:55:33 UTC

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Message 63527 - Posted: 11 Aug 2015, 22:49:18 UTC

Grumble - all these techies who decided to do their work on the left coast of North America, so there isn't a hope in hell of them finishing before civilised countries have gone to bed.
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Message 63550 - Posted: 12 Aug 2015, 18:38:06 UTC

Oooooh, one could read volumes into that post :-)))
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