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Re: When it comes to wine, I preferů

by jonadab (Parson)
on Apr 22, 2009 at 15:08 UTC ( #759311=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to When it comes to wine, I preferů

I experimented briefly with running Pegasus Mail in Wine, but it was such a pain, I ended up just switching to Gnus. VMWare is okay if the host system runs a twelve-year-old OS that you never upgrade ever, but as soon as you start running kernel 2.4 or later on the host, you start running into problems, and I don't think there's any way to get VMWare installed on Linux 2.6.

As for the rest of that stuff, I'm not really in that socioeconomic class. Where I come from, there are two kinds of people with regard to alcohol: people who drink beer, and people who don't drink. For me, this has always been an easy decision, because I've never been even remotely tempted to put anything in my mouth that smells anywhere near as bad as beer. I don't really know about wine because, like I said, I'm not really in that economic bracket. We don't buy bottled water, either. I associate wine with hoity-toity people who use funny-shaped glasses that don't have a handle and like as not are actually made out of glass, wear fancy clothes to things other than weddings and funerals, never buy anything off the clearance rack, and probably have a membership at a country club. I'm more in the bracket that saves and re-uses plastic baggies and tries to only buy meat when it's on a pretty good sale.

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[james28909]: omg
[james28909]: im just finding out that july and august have 31 days?
[atcroft]: stevieb: Apparently it was contagious....
[atcroft]: james28909: Make both hands into fists, place them together (with thumbs concealed), and every knuckle is a month (starting with Jan.) has 31 days, every dip (between knuckles) does not....
[atcroft]: (And Feb. is the odd case, because it is 28, unless it is a year divisible by 4, or if it is divisible by both 100 and 400 (at which point it is 29).)
[james28909]: i know but scroll through your calendar on your computer.
[james28909]: i thiught you were going to say make both hands into a fist and puch yourself in the face
[atcroft]: .oO(Sorry, I probably should have said take two normal hands....)
[atcroft]: james28909: No, unless you are a politician, I wouldn't say that (and even if you are, I still probably wouldn't say that).
[james28909]: i mean how hard can it be? its just subtracting days lol

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