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Comment Re:From a geek's perspective (Score 1) 389

The thread starting here is a fair example of what I'm talking about. Sloppy makes a post which pretty much drips with sarcasm, and UnknownSoldier gets his knickers in a twist because, in his world, it's impossible for something to be a joke unless there's a big <<--LOL THIS IS TEH FUNNY sign pointing to it to tell him so, and gets called out on it.

Comment Re:Issue is more complicated (Score 1) 919

Unlike some folks, I'm not especially squeamish about a few mere words.

I've been told "Dude, you fucked up" more than once, and I expect to be told so again in the future. The only expectation I have in that regard is that if someone says that to me, I better have actually fucked up.

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