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Re: My favorite monk is

by greenFox (Vicar)
on May 08, 2006 at 08:13 UTC ( #547969=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My favorite monk is

Nice to see Abigail-II's name again, I may be the only one but I miss his acerbic wit and pull no punches style as much as his technical insight.

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Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. -Basho


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Re^2: My favorite monk is
by Elgon (Curate) on May 08, 2006 at 19:19 UTC
    Is this a way of saying that he was brilliant but lacked even the most rudimentary social skills?

    I am afraid to say that I was not a fan, given that he insulted people on a personal level and responded with further tirades when gently pulled up on it. I am sorry that we have lost his great technical acumen though.

    Elgon

    It is better either to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.

    Pythagoras (582 BC - 507 BC)

Re^2: My favorite monk is
by ambrus (Abbot) on May 13, 2006 at 12:45 UTC

    You're not the only one.

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