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Re: Erik: Scaredy-cat or FUDmeister?

  • Subject: Re: Erik: Scaredy-cat or FUDmeister?
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  • Date: 16 Oct 2006 02:52:35 -0700
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Sinister Midget wrote:
> On 2006-10-15, Joe User <juser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
> > On Sun, 15 Oct 2006 17:42:47 +0000, Sinister Midget wrote:
> >
> >> For a few days, Ewik has seen the need to reply to everything Roy S.
> >> posts. No doubt Roy has him deep-sixed and doesn't even notice. But that
> >> doesn't stop our Fuddie.
> >>
> >> So, what do we gather from this? Is Erik scared? Is he responding to
> >> make sure his drivel isn't totally overwhelmed by positive linux/
> >> negative MS posts? Or has he just received new orders from MS-HQ to try
> >> negating the overall meanings* of Roy's posts?
> >>
> >> Maybe I should have added a "both" option in the subject.
> >>
> >> * Linux gaining, MS still serving up shit on a platter, and losing
> >>   ground because of it.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > I don't read COLA nearly as much as I used to, but after reading through
> > this thread, I checked out a few of "Erik's" responses to Roy.
> >
> > That isn't the real Erik. The real Erik is a pretty smart guy. This
> > impostor is rather average, maybe a bit below.  Based on that, I'd guess
> > that it's either Hadron or DFS.
> >
> > I'm absolutely positive it isn't Erik, though, unless Erik is a lot older
> > than we all thought and he's getting senile and kind of dumb.
> I thought this over when I saw it earlier. It's certainly a plausible
> explanation. But I have a few problems with that notion:
> 1. The "real" Erik hasn't voiced any concern about being faked. He's
> had ample opportunity to do so. If he did it _now_, though, it could
> simply be an attempt to divert attention away from his real self doing
> it.
> 2. The "real" Erik (meaning, one who is certainly identifiable by the
> characteristics that you and others have mentioned) followed up to a
> couple of those posts after responses to him were made.
> 3. I'm not altogether sure Rhonda or DuFS are smart enough to fake
> Erik, even poorly. Flatfart either (Flatso has s/h/it's own signature
> style that s/h/it can't seem to overcome when s/h/it usues one of
> s/h/it's usual puppets). There's been a person or two that could pull
> it off, but, again, Ewik hasn't made a peep.
> Sure, I could be wrong and you others right. But with my thinking it
> could be a matter of Erik just losing it. Nobody like Roy has had the
> impact that he's having (Daeron/Doug was the closest approach I can
> recall seeing). Perhaps we're seeing what a "normal" Erik is like when
> he can't get his diversions in edgewise, when his FUD is overwhelmed by
> posts that drown him into actual meaninglessness.
> No matter what the case, though, the outcome is something other than an
> Erik, DuFS, Hardon, Tinkerbell or Flathead would like to see happen.
> --
> Linux: because it's _my_ damn computer!

Ha!  Thanks for the laugh!

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