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Discovery [Sep. 3rd, 2008|11:50 pm]
Beemer
So, if you're annoyed about something, but reasonably well convinced that attempting to discuss the issue would not meet with success?

Privately writing up a rant about it is a pretty effective way to get it out of your system.

But writing it up as if to be read by Yahtzee Croshaw is even better.

[Folks on eit can likely guess the target of my ire.]
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[User Picture]From: nehrlich
2008-09-04 06:39 am (UTC)
Heh. I just got halfway writing through a rant on that topic, and immediately hit discard, and felt better anyway.
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[User Picture]From: jofish22
2008-09-04 04:36 pm (UTC)
I've got callouses on my delete finger from that thread.

It makes me wonder why I don't really make the straight-to-trash filter I've been saying I'll do for ages.
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[User Picture]From: eto_theipi
2008-09-05 01:30 am (UTC)
The procmail recipe for "find any thread over 10 posts where more than 1/3 of those posts are from the same person" seems like it would be very valuable, but tricky to write.
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[User Picture]From: thedragonweaver
2008-09-04 05:02 pm (UTC)
I see you and raise you That Guy With the Glaases.

The rant starts out okay but gets entertaining by the end. Guns and watermelon are involved.
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[User Picture]From: eto_theipi
2008-09-05 01:27 am (UTC)
Man, it almost looked like the Hitler card was actually going to end it.
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[User Picture]From: ocschwar
2008-09-05 03:29 am (UTC)
I cannot use any external email accounts from work, which means no reading eit except every three days or so when I get home and still have interest in being near a computer.

Bu I can poke through the smoldering wreckage on occasion.
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