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Re: Complaint about #debian operator



On Sunday 11 December 2005 03:16 am, MJ Ray wrote:
> > Telling a new user to "shut up" first thing is traditional troll
> > behavior [...]
>
> Opening by asking whether anyone is alive is traditional troll
> behaviour (is there anyone to annoy?), possibly second only to a/s/l.
> I don't know whether it still does, but the #debian topic used
> to warn against that and asking to whether to ask.

Yes, asking if you can ask a question is generally considered bad form on any 
channel, though large ones like #debian that get noob idiots looking for 
instant answers without any effort (these people really should be going to 
http://www.debian.org/consultants/ instead and pay for our time) tend to get 
particularly antsy about it.

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Paul Johnson
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