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I'm a fool:

by chacham (Prior)
on Apr 01, 2017 at 12:09 UTC ( #1186678=poll: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

vote on I'm a fool:

Never
[bar] 13/2%
Once (shame on you!)
[bar] 16/3%
Twice (shame on me!)
[bar] 16/3%
Rarely
[bar] 16/3%
More often than I'd like to be
[bar] 172/31%
A lot
[bar] 33/6%
All the time
[bar] 63/11%
Just when answering stupid polls
[bar] 72/13%
Who you callin' a fool?
[bar] 34/6%
I refuse to vote in this ridiculous poll
[bar] 114/21%
549 total votes
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: I'm a fool:
by hdb (Monsignor) on Apr 02, 2017 at 10:21 UTC

    We really do not have enough Fools around. The role of the Fool is important: He is the only one who can tell the king the truth without being beheaded on the spot. Have a look at the worthwhile book form David Firth and Alan Leigh: "The Corporate Fool".

Re: I'm a fool:
by zentara (Archbishop) on Apr 01, 2017 at 17:45 UTC
Re: I'm a fool:
by perldigious (Deacon) on Apr 03, 2017 at 13:50 UTC

    You could say I set the $bar for what constitutes a $foo. :-)

    Just another Perl hooker - And definitely not the kind with any $class whatsoever.
Re: I'm a fool:
by shmem (Chancellor) on Apr 01, 2017 at 18:21 UTC

    ...in disguise; somtimes, as disguise. More often, just a capital esel.

    perl -le'print map{pack c,($-++?1:13)+ord}split//,ESEL'
Re: I'm a fool:
by dsheroh (Prior) on Apr 02, 2017 at 06:29 UTC
    I pity the fool!
Re: I'm a fool:
by talexb (Canon) on Apr 03, 2017 at 13:47 UTC

    Once in a while .. but I'm getting better at this whole 'life' thing. :)

    Alex / talexb / Toronto

    Thanks PJ. We owe you so much. Groklaw -- RIP -- 2003 to 2013.

Re: I'm a fool:
by faraco (Acolyte) on Apr 04, 2017 at 07:26 UTC

    ...when I forgot to enable use strict; use warnings;.

    Do you know how raccoons can be so slick at surviving?
Re: I'm a fool:
by wjw (Priest) on Apr 05, 2017 at 18:03 UTC
    The Fool perceived is not always the Fool that is

    ...the majority is always wrong, and always the last to know about it...

    A solution is nothing more than a clearly stated problem...

Re: I'm a fool:
by GotToBTru (Prior) on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:17 UTC

    Do you see one wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than him. (Proverbs 26:12)

    But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 (NASB)

Re: I'm a fool:
by chacham (Prior) on Apr 01, 2017 at 19:01 UTC

    It's embarrassing to admit i was a fool. But afterwards, laughing at it is so much fun.

Re: I'm a fool:
by pme (Parson) on Apr 11, 2017 at 06:04 UTC
Re: I'm a fool:
by FloydATC (Deacon) on Apr 06, 2017 at 13:31 UTC

    A lot... but usually it's just an act.

    -- FloydATC

    I got 99 problems, most of them have to do with printers.

Re: I'm a fool:
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 19, 2017 at 10:48 UTC
    Mr T's van runs on pitty. He gets several miles for every fool.

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