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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    Oh, there are quite a few people on this forum in this day and age who absolutely consider me evil [*], I can tell you that much.

    The tale of the splinter and the beam, I'm afraid...



    [*] I did at one time — in the past decade — use the name Lucifer as one of my nicknames when I was still running that IRC network with a bunch of other people, but that was actually to scare off the scr1pt k1dd13s who were trying to DDoS us with flood/clone bots. If you are on IRC and your connection is severed or banned by an IRCop or a server/network admin, then it says so in your status console, and so in their case, it would say something like "You were banned from this network by Lucifer [~lucifer@netadmin.chatfactory.net]. (Reason: You're a lame idiot and your mommy wants her computer back.)"
    Brian Eno & David Byrne - The Jezebel Spirit
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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    Oh, there are quite a few people on this forum in this day and age who absolutely consider me evil [*], I can tell you that much.

    The tale of the splinter and the beam, I'm afraid...



    [*] I did at one time — in the past decade — use the name Lucifer as one of my nicknames when I was still running that IRC network with a bunch of other people, but that was actually to scare off the scr1pt k1dd13s who were trying to DDoS us with flood/clone bots. If you are on IRC and your connection is severed or banned by an IRCop or a server/network admin, then it says so in your status console, and so in their case, it would say something like "You were banned from this network by Lucifer [~lucifer@netadmin.chatfactory.net]. (Reason: You're a lame idiot and your mommy wants her computer back.)"
    Ok, necessary evil or...the lesser of two evils?
    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the object of your anger to die” ~ Anon
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    "You can observe a lot by just watching." ~Yogi Berra
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    Quote Originally posted by Dumpster Diver View Post
    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    Oh, there are quite a few people on this forum in this day and age who absolutely consider me evil [*], I can tell you that much.

    The tale of the splinter and the beam, I'm afraid...



    [*] I did at one time — in the past decade — use the name Lucifer as one of my nicknames when I was still running that IRC network with a bunch of other people, but that was actually to scare off the scr1pt k1dd13s who were trying to DDoS us with flood/clone bots. If you are on IRC and your connection is severed or banned by an IRCop or a server/network admin, then it says so in your status console, and so in their case, it would say something like "You were banned from this network by Lucifer [~lucifer@netadmin.chatfactory.net]. (Reason: You're a lame idiot and your mommy wants her computer back.)"
    Ok, necessary evil or...the lesser of two evils?
    Well... what do you think?
    = DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR =

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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    I'm going for both, these are not mutually exclusive.
    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the object of your anger to die” ~ Anon
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    "You can observe a lot by just watching." ~Yogi Berra
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    "If life gives you melons...you might be dyslexic" ~ Aixelsyd Dnarber

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    I gotta say, Aragorn's not evil, and neither are you Dark Knight Dumpy. I know you've done your share of stuff, whatever that is, but I don't think you're currently evil. Or lesser.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    I gotta say, Aragorn's not evil, and neither are you Dark Knight Dumpy. I know you've done your share of stuff, whatever that is, but I don't think you're currently evil. Or lesser.
    It's all relative, BR ruins lives, Aragorn ruins electrons. I, on the other hand, do everything to make my GF's life a delight.
    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the object of your anger to die” ~ Anon
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    "You can observe a lot by just watching." ~Yogi Berra
    “When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.” ~Will Rogers
    "If life gives you melons...you might be dyslexic" ~ Aixelsyd Dnarber

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    Aragorn ruins electrons?

    Makin' your GF happy is (hopefully) a good thing. My husband recently reminded himself, and me, of that.

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    Mmmmm confused, unhappy GF can be a good thing ?

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    Quote Originally posted by Outlander View Post
    Brian Eno & David Byrne - The Jezebel Spirit
    "Out Jezebel, out"

    NB: The recorded voice samples of a priest(?) performing an exorcism are 100% authentic.
    The Better You Look, The More You See

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    I only meant to not be absolute. In other words, I had two brother-in-laws who had the policy, "She's the boss. Whatever she wants." It did't work out well in either case. It must be said that both women were irrational, unpredictable, and often unkind. Going along with whatever they wanted didn't help. Both men suffered.

    Basically, make sure you're really making her happy, and make sure she's not walking all over you.

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    Thank you "Dear Abby", great advice as always
    The unexamined life is not worth living.

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    Oh dear...

    (I can't imagine actually writing an advice column. What a responsibility.)

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    Oh dear...

    (I can't imagine actually writing an advice column. What a responsibility.)
    That comment makes you qualify for the task.
    Whatever is true. Whatever is noble. Whatever is right. Whatever is lovely. Whatever is admirable. Anything of excellence and worthy of praise. Dwell on these things. Jesus Christ (I agree)

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    What motivates
    Keeping his hat over your eyes !

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    £24.95 on e-bay...
    Whatever is true. Whatever is noble. Whatever is right. Whatever is lovely. Whatever is admirable. Anything of excellence and worthy of praise. Dwell on these things. Jesus Christ (I agree)

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