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Journal: Wow.

Journal by Seth Finklestein
It's threads like this that make me proud to be a troll. I got assloads of karma and another user got the piss taken from him (because he doesn't view signatures! ha!).
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Journal: Michael has returned

Journal by Seth Finklestein

Michael Sims posted an article today. He hadn't done so in more than two weeks, leading to speculation that Michael Sims had been fired from his post as Slashdot "editor."

Sadly, this means that I have upgraded my Slashdot boycott status from SF3 to SF2. Michael Sims' injustices will be remembered.

Announcements

Journal: Apology

Journal by Seth Finklestein

As you know, I'm a troll impostor of Seth Finkelstein. I post long-winded diatribes to mock the fixation of Mr. Finkelstein with Slashdot and its editor Michael Sims, with whom Finkelstein has fought a long-running battle.

In a recent posting, I referenced "pictures of my daughter" with a fake URL that would suggest "my daughter's" name is Sylvia. In a retort by the real Mr. Finkelstein, he explained that "Sylvia" is in fact the name of his late grandmother.

I offer my humblest apologies to Mr. Finkelstein. I chose the name "Sylvia" arbitrarily and did not mean to evoke unpleasant memories.

In the future, I vow to post only ad hominem attacks on Michael Sims and fake legal information to fuel Slashbots' desire for what they would loosely term "freedom."

The Internet

Journal: Bleat, you sheep! 1

Journal by Seth Finklestein

Wow. A really biased, unscientific comparison between Google and Overture gets moderated way the hell up without question. The Slashdot groupthink is hard at work debunking every other search engine, even though "Overture search" is merely a test of Overture's sponsored listing features.

A better comparison would have been to compare, say, a Yahoo! search to a Google search. But as we say back home, let the sheep bleat 'til you shear 'em. :)

User Journal

Journal: missing000

Journal by Seth Finklestein

I'd just like to thank Slashdot's own missing000 for helping me out with my fascinating cybersecurity research.

Here is a comment from missing000.

From: ayoung@email.com
To: sethf@sethf.com
Subject: Stopping censorware

Hi, seth.

I enjoy your work and appreciate what you are doing for Slashdot. Enclosed, please find a confidential code listing from a major censorware program.

Using my highly-developed brain, I deconstructed the code. There were more than 500,000 web sites in there, including Slashdot and my own web site.

Thank you again, missing000, truly a great hero in the fight against Michael Sims.

The 2000 Beanies

Journal: Haha

Journal by Seth Finklestein
I got a +5 post today by doing a Google search and simply pasting five matches into a short message. One of them is even a clickthrough to a Google AdWords ad! (Can you spot the clickthrough?)
User Journal

Journal: My karma 1

Journal by Seth Finklestein

My karma is going up. I am the ownage. Man.

The legendary ekrout was onto something. If you just search for the article topic on AltaVista, then you can easily find a few good links to put into a post. Boom. ! Instant-o karmo.

Education

Journal: Hi Michael!

Journal by Seth Finklestein
Michael Sims: jellicle@inch.com
76 Swan St.
Staten Island, NY  10301
(718) 556-1002

Les jeux son fait.  The game is up.
The 2000 Beanies

Journal: I am me, dammit!

Journal by Seth Finklestein

I would like to take some time to address Mr. Michael Sims, the stupid assmonkey who has been downvoting my comments and posting anonymous messages accusing me of being a fraud.

I, Seth Finklestein, am an award-winning anti-censorware advocate. Although millions of copies of my book "Censorware and You: Why Michael Sims is a Stupid Ugly Whore" have been sold, I still have detractors. While some might suggest that these detractors are puppets of the censorware companies exacting their revenge, I have a simple answer: they are all Michael Sims.

If you ever see a comment asking me to "attest" to the validity of my award-winning opinions, just ignore it. If you have moderation points, moderate me up and moderate the anonymous trolls down. If you ask me, logged-in posters like me are the real heroes today.

Thank you.

User Journal

Journal: Stop moderating me down! 2

Journal by Seth Finklestein

I would like to call attention to the fact that Michael Sims, Slashdot's most biased editor, has been systematically downvoting my posts. This cannot stand. I would now like to call for a complete and total boycott of Slashdot, especially Michael Sims.

It was bad enough that Michael Sims stole my pride and joy, the Censorware Project, but now he is causing my voice not to be heard. This cannot stand.

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