Re: [OT] Re: Debian User List
On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 07:34:17 +0200
Joe Hart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> > Michael Pobega wrote:
> >> Oh, and the point of this mail is that I too fall into the "Young"
> >> group, seeing as I'm seventeen. While most of my friends have spent half
> >> the day boasting about how AOL has a new layout, I've been trying to get
> >> a LUG set up in my local area.
> > I'm 22, FWIW. I can't help but think whenever I happen upon sites like
> > this, things designed for people my age, "what an amazingly useless
> > waste of resources!"
> >  http://avatars.yahoo.com/ -- I was told this was the reason people
> > on my Jabber account's Yahoo transport roster had these strange
> > bobble-head buddy icons. Oh yeah, the "site requires Windows or OS X and
> > Flash for no good reason."
> Complete uselessness. Talk about people without a life! Maybe that's
> why they need things like Second Life in the first place.
> Kudos to you for not falling into the gutter with so many of your
> generation. These things might be fun the first time, but they get old
> very fast.
> BTW, I don't have Windows or OSX and I can view that site just fine.
> Not that I will be using any of the services. I've opted out of IM.
> It's bad enough that I have a phone.
I can't access the site, since I don't have a flash extension
installed. See what not enabling flash can gain!
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