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plinkplonk 1761 days ago | link | parent

He had a unique online persona - simultaneously nasty and fanatic(about lisp) and brilliant.


vinutheraj 1760 days ago | link

Look at the United States of America, with its depressingly moronic units instead of going metric, with its inability to write dates in either ascending or descending order of unit size, and with its insistence upon the 12-hour clock, clearly evidencing the importance of the short-term pain threshold and resistance to doing anyone else's bidding. And now the one-time freest nation of the world has turned dictatorship with a dangerous moron in charge, set to attack Iraq to revenge his father's loss. Those who laughed when I said that stupidity is the worst threat to mankind laugh no more; they wait with bated breath to see if the world's most powerful incoherent moron will launch the world into a world war simply because he is too fucking stupid. But what really pisses me off is the spineless American people who fails to stop this madness. Presidents have been shot and killed before.

This is a fine example of the nastiness I guess, but it kinda makes sense in a weird sorta way !

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wglb 1760 days ago | link

And earlier about SGML.

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