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Re^8: Persuading turkeys to vote for christmas

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on May 23, 2016 at 19:17 UTC ( #1163900=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^7: Persuading turkeys to vote for christmas
in thread Persuading turkeys to vote for christmas

It seems to me you're making the rookie mistake of thinking that an upvote (or downvote) on a post is also a vote on the user who posted it.

Man, you're institutionalised.

I'm not making a mistake. I (now) know it isn't; but I was probably under the impression that it was; but never cared enough to go find out.

I also happen to believe -- very strongly -- that ought to be so. BUT I HAVE NOT AND AM NOT SUGGESTING IT BE CHANGED!.

I also know that it would be easier to turn lead into gold; than to persuade the architect that he made a mistake those years ago.


With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". I knew I was on the right track :)
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
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Re^9: Persuading turkeys to vote for christmas
by jdporter (Canon) on May 24, 2016 at 02:44 UTC

    You have a tendency to come down pretty hard on people when they seem to be responding to something that wasn't actually what you said. I'm asking you now that you not be a hypocrite in this regard. Thanks.

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