After takin' a swig o' grog, High Plains Thumper belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> [3.] Put your opponent off guard by insulting him. The liberal use of
> profanity and vulgarisms can be very effective, particularly when used
> against you more dignified opponents. Your experience as a school
> yard bully can be handy here
Somehow, I doubt Hadron was much of a schoolyard bully. Probably frequently
victimized by the footballers.
> [7.] Keep posting non-stop. Flood the group with your idiocy and nonsense.
> Some readers may equate your volume with proof of quality. You will
> tie good Linux advocates in knots trying to refute you and they won't
> have time for real advocacy.
> 10. Refuse to admit your errors
> 11. Never apologize for your misbehavior
> 12. Blame your stupidity and lies on your opponent
> 13. Embarrass your opponent
> 15. Avoid answering direct questions
> 17. Don't substantiate your claims
> 18. Don't discuss evidence counter to your position
> 23. Lie Lie, lie, lie, lie.
> 25. Attack new posters who favor Linux
> 29. Unreasonably proclaim your reasonableness
> 31. If it makes Microsoft or Windows look bad call it a rumor
> 32. Promote Windows at every opportunity
> 33. Claim false Alignment
> Remind Everyone that you are a long-time Linux user and advocate. Of
> course it is not true, so you will be accused of being what you really
> 38. Never leave a Linux positive thread unchallenged.
> 39. Lie about what you know
> 40. Avoid providing any help.
> 45. Criticize Linux Advocates but ignore anti-Linux propagandist
> 46. Accept the claims of other anti-Linux propagandists as face value
> 48. Don't let your ignorance stop you from posting
> 49. Restate the issues to support your preconceptions
> 50. Claim god like attributes
> 51. Claim only you understand what the issues are.
> 52. Invoke the mythical average user
I can't seem to bring myself to say, "Well, I guess I'll be toddling along."
It isn't that I can't toddle. It's that I can't guess I'll toddle.
-- Robert Benchley