When you find yourself in a flamewar, I recommend three simple steps to get it over with.
The Three Simple Steps:
- Write your response.
- Read your response.
- Delete your response.
The best way to avoid misunderstandings is to modify the above process. Repeat the Online Dialog Two Step as necessary (I recommend ~4 times).
The Online Dialog Two Step
- (re)Write your post/email.
- Wait one minute and read your post/email.
This technique works well for me, when I follow it. I don't come off as anywhere near as much of an asshole online ;)
TGI says moo
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