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No More Votes

by Vote Fairy (Sexton)
on Apr 01, 2003 at 15:01 UTC ( #247247=monkdiscuss: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Dear Perl Monks:

Use your votes wisely for they are the last ones that you will be getting for a while. That's right. No more votes but look on the bright side, you'll never be the scapegoat again either.

The powers that be are rethinking the whole node reputation and user experience idea. I have been informed that my services are no longer required. Can you believe that? No notice, no severence pay. Just a letter saying that I need to clear out my desk by close of business today.

     Farewell,
     Jorgen von Strangle aka Vote Fairy

 

Perhaps JavaJunkies.org is still hiring...

Comment on No More Votes
Re: No More Votes
by adrianh (Chancellor) on Apr 01, 2003 at 15:20 UTC
Re: No More Votes
by fokat (Deacon) on Apr 01, 2003 at 15:32 UTC

    Dear Fairy:

    Perhaps you don't need to take this all so seriously. Keep in mind that today is April 1st, which for some SV_MORTALs is a day in which pranks and jokes run wild. I would contact the gods to check if this information is for real. But to be sure, do so after midnight...

    Best regards and good luck

    -lem, but some call me fokat

      I thought it was midday? That has been the concenus over here anyway. So some of the jokes have passed our deadline :)

        Well, it's even more confuse to me. April 1st means nothing in my country...

        Best regards

        -lem, but some call me fokat

Re: No More Votes
by dreadpiratepeter (Priest) on Apr 01, 2003 at 16:56 UTC
    ++ for the Fairly OddParents reference.
    "That was an oddly-specific action phrase!"


    -pete
    "Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere."
Re: No More Votes
by Vote Fairy (Sexton) on Apr 01, 2003 at 18:57 UTC

    It's definitely time to start looking through the want ads again.

    I just received my pink slip. :(

Re: No More Votes
by DarknessX (Scribe) on Apr 01, 2003 at 21:31 UTC
    I think it's about time to start hoping for an April Fools! to appear in this node.

      Why? The site would be better off without the XP system.

        I find the XP system one of the good things of Perlmonks and would sure hate to see it disappear.

        CountZero

        "If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law

Re: No More Votes
by Vote Fairy (Sexton) on Apr 02, 2003 at 13:53 UTC

    Okay, if you haven't guessed it by now, this was an April Fool's joke. (I tried to hint at that with my first reply.)

    As far as I know, the only scapegoat is me. (It's in my contract that I will be allowed to rise in levels but never vote.)

Re: No More Votes
by aquarium (Curate) on Apr 04, 2003 at 11:42 UTC
    Even the wet string on the outside of a window is a better April Fool's joke...or glad wrap on a toilet. Pagan Perl
Re: No More Votes
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Apr 06, 2003 at 17:15 UTC
    So it was all true after all?

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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