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Re: [troll alert] 'The windows users I know ...

On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 21:24:41 +0000, Roy Schestowitz it was written:

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> ____/ High Plains Thumper on Friday 26 December 2008 17:16 : \____
>> Ezekiel wrote:
>>> High Plains Thumper wrote:
>>>> Ezekiel wrote:
>>>>> "High Plains Thumper" wrote...
>>>>>> Gary M. Stewart wrote:
>>>>>>> Homer wrote:
>>>>>>>> "I don't get the windows users I know. They all keep
>>>>>>>>  using XP and saying that they're going to "skip
>>>>>>>> Vista" and use the next version of Windows. I'm not sure what
>>>>>>>> they think it's going to be that Vista isn't. I also don't get
>>>>>>>> the Linux naysayers. As soon as you install Linux and start using
>>>>>>>> it, they instantly define you as a "geek" and not an "average
>>>>>>>> user"; ergo, Linux is only for geeks and weirdos because you are
>>>>>>>> a geek and weirdo if you run it. I guess the number of geeks and
>>>>>>>> weirdos in the world is on the rise, then."
>>>>>>>> posted by : Alan, 15 September 2008
>>>>>>>> http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/879/1017879/vists-woes-
>>>>>>> So?
>>>>>>> The one thing you Linux lusers fail to comprehend is that it's
>>>>>>> just an OS. It's the APPLICATIONS that count.
>>>>>>> Windows has the ones people want, pda,
>>>>>> http://www.linux.org/hardware/pda.html
>>>>>> [quote] For people who are interested in installing Linux on PDAs
>>>>>> or buying a PDA with Linux pre-installed, here are a few pages that
>>>>>> might help you find what you're looking for.
>>>>>> Information about installing Linux on PDAs/Palmtops
>>>>>> * Linux Palmtop Page - A guide to installing Linux on hand-held
>>>>>> devices
>>>>>> * handhelds.org - website dedicated to information and promotion of
>>>>>> open source technology for hand-held devices.
>>>>>> * LinuxDevices.com - definitive guide to PDAs that either come with
>>>>>> embedded Linux or PDAs whose developers are actively involved in
>>>>>> porting Linux to their devices.
>>>>>> Linux powered PDAs
>>>>>> * Sharp page dedicated to the Zaurus and aimed at developers
>>>>> As usual, due to your extremely low intelligence you completely miss
>>>>> the point. It's the APPLICATIONS and not the OS. People want
>>>>> applications that allow them to synch their PDA, iPod, cell-phone,
>>>>> etc with their desktop.
>>>>> So what links to you post???? A bunch of non-sequitor nonsense.
>>>> Another insulting ad hominem rant from a Microsoft sycophant; nothing
>>>> but a sick, wicked individual, to post such tripe.
>>>> <SNIP usual troll shite>
>>>>> So once again, you show that you have no idea at all of what common
>>>>> computer users want. They want to synch their pda/mp3/phone with
>>>>> their desktop and the "advocate solution" is to give them a bunch of
>>>>> links to where they can develop their own PDA software.
>>>> More ad hominem insults, intended to get an angry reaction, in
>>>> response to a reply to a known anti-Linux troll.  This troll has an
>>>> inability to participate in the discussion, instead attacking the
>>>> poster.  This is contrary to the purpose of this newsgroup:
>>>> http://www.faqs.org/faqs/linux/advocacy/faq-and-primer/
>>>> [quote] 1.4 The Charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy
>>>> The charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy is:
>>>> For discussion of the benefits of Linux compared to other operating
>>>> systems.
>>>> That single sentence is the one and only charter of the newsgroup
>>>> comp.os.linux.advocacy. The newsgroup's charter is for the newsgroup
>>>> as a place for supporters of Linux to gather to discuss Linux, for
>>>> the betterment of the Linux community and the promotion and
>>>> development of Linux. It supports this as a place for those who would
>>>> like to learn more about Linux to come to learn from those who know
>>>> Linux. It does not call for it to be a place where the anti-Linux
>>>> propagandists to gather in order to discredit Linux. [/quote]
>>> Keep running High Plains Rafael but it doesn't change the fact that
>>> people want their portable devices to work with their computer. And
>>> the "solution" (ha-ha-ha) you provide is a bunch of links of how they
>>> can replace the OS on their portable device with Linux or how they can
>>> write their own apps for the Zaurus.
>>> Your "solution" is just like you - completely worthless. But do
>>> continue hiding behind your pathetic "trespasser rules" or whatever
>>> that crap is that nobody reads. Perhaps your other nym Wendy
>>> Toiletwater has more brains than you.
>> There is no running, implications of cowardice as expressed by this
>> troll.  These ad hominem attacks by Ezekiel are examples of:
>> http://tantek.pbwiki.com/TrollTaxonomy
>> [quote]
>> Ad hominem troll
>> Ad hominem troll at its simplest, will attack people personally, rather
>> than the merits of their statements or methodologies.
>> The ad hominem troll often has already lost a rational argument about a
>> topic, and thus its goal is to change the argument from being about a
>> topic, to being about the people opposed to the troll (which could mean
>> any/all rational person(s) in the discussion), in the hopes of both
>> discrediting people's ideas indirectly by discrediting the people, and
>> engendering an emotional reaction from the people by attacking their
>> egos / self-image. The "getting a reaction out of" goal is common to
>> most troll types.
>> [/quote]
>> The troll homed in on one of the items I posted on, then enters in with
>> its ad hominem insults.  As you see, it continues with it.
>> This troll cannot carry on a decent conversation, but must insult the
>> advocating poster.  A decent reply would have been in a discussion like
>> manner, i.e., "I disagree with you for the following reasons: 1) ....
>> 2) ...., etc."
>> Instead, it must assail the poster instead.  This was done to
>> deliberately derail any positive Linux post developing.
>> Here is a likely reason why he and trolls like Hadron, Ezekiel and DFS
>> troll against those who favour Linux.
>> 'Use [...] the Internet, etc. to heighten the impression that the enemy
>> is desperate, demoralized, defeated, [...] associated with mental
>> deficiency, as in, "he believes in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny". Just
>> keep rubbing it in, via the [...] newsgroups, [...] make the complete
>> failure of the competition's technology part of the mythology of the
>> computer industry.'
>> (reference PDF pages 45 & 55 on
>> http://www.groklaw.net/pdf/Comes-3096.pdf - Comes vs Microsoft lawsuit,
>> Microsoft Evangelism document)

> The Munchkins have no shame. 

I'm not the scumbag gloating over the possibility that somebody might be 
losing their job. That would be you.

> Soon they'll have no paycheck, either.

Earth to Roy... Earth to Roy. *You* are the unemployed loser who has 
never had a job or a paycheck. I've had a steady paycheck for about 20 
years. Let us know /if/ you ever get your first job and earn your own 
keep for a change instead of mooching off of your parents.

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