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2007 EfNet #java was an absolutely magical place.

Honestly, I think things started declining when the original jjava bot got wiped :( RIP, jjava.

But yes, IRC channels in those days didn't take kindly to questions from people who didn't bother reading the docs, and imho that was a very good thing. Nobody properly learns by being spoonfed.

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