On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 02:52:05PM -0500, Gary Gatten wrote: > Is this forum intended to ask "specific" type questions and hope to get > specific and relevant answers? Or, is it a blog to generalize, > theorize, banter, etc. about anything and everything? > > If the later - as it seems to be - I would like to chat about Russian, > Polish, etc. Women Tennis players and what they feed them over there! > Generally speaking and as a percentage of the populous - they're freakin > hot! Not to mention good players - they have like .... 50-70% of the > top 50 spots! > > I know I'm new (to this forum) and don't really have a right to b!tch > about anything yet - especially since I can't contribute much to FreeBSD > / *nix as I'm not all that skilled in the internal workings thereof. > However, if some of the c...@p I've seen here lately went on in other > "support" lists I'm associated with - it would NOT be tolerated. > > I like chatting / learning about all kinds of stuff, but on this forum I > expected it to be more on topic than off. For the most part I guess it > is on topic and maybe I'm just frustrated given a couple threads of > late. That said, I HOPE what has happened on other sites doesn't happen > here - all the truly gifted people that can / do actually help get tired > of the B$ and leave - and then we all suffer....
It's usually on topic. It gets off-topic more often when W. Puchar chips in, though. If you're new to this list, you may have just arrived at the wrong moment, when a W. Puchar flame war was in full swing. Please give it a little time. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] A: It reverses the normal flow of conversation. Q: What's wrong with top-posting?
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