Racism is more common than 'Lamborghinism', so it gets more attention. But it's the same phenomenon
And I'll tell you from experience, it hurts just as much. Don't hate me just because I drive a nicer car than you!
Why gaming would make someone depressed makes zero sense to me
correlation != causation
Except they had been calling for 2 weeks to nothing but a busy signal
Ah, he's probably been dialing into some BBSes, playing TW2002 or something. I remember keeping our phone line busy for very long stretches of time playing door games. Or maybe he's playing world of warcraft over dial-up. You have to turn off call waiting, or things get screwed up. Just wait, he'll get back to them in a month or two.
No disrespect, but...
woah... courtesy? You must be new here. You were supposed to say "Why don't you RTFA, you mouth-breathing buffoon." I realize that it's Bruce Perens you were responding to, but this is Slashdot. We have standards here!
Promising costs nothing, it's the delivering that kills you.