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I had a thought

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by Nec_V20, Dec 31, 2007.

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  1. MissDorfl

    MissDorfl Patron with Honors

    According to wikipedia an agent provocateur
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_provocateur

    You haven't, perchance, read too many Tom Padgett posts?

    http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/

    If you want to follow this, half of the posts on this MB are fallacious - and that's a conservative guess. :)
     
  2. beyond_horizons

    beyond_horizons Patron Meritorious

    Perhaps Nec should set up his own X scientologist message board. That way he can have a tech thread and piss on folks carpets, and have fun sending all the fallacious posts to the 'Fallacious Post' section.
    :)
     
  3. MissDorfl

    MissDorfl Patron with Honors

    Thank you for supporting my point! Do you want to point out your fallacy or shall I? :)
     
  4. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor

    Nec is a personal friend. To suggest he's OSA is ridiculous.

    He is not driven by egotistical reasons at all. I do concede it might apopear that way.

    A drama queen? Certainly a good imitation.

    A hissy fit and chucking his toys out of the pram? Definitely!

    I don't know if he has good people skills, though I doubt it. As
    a friend one has no problems.

    He dosn't actually want to use good people skills even if he could.
    He has described himself as an asshole several times. He has demonstrated the truth of that.

    However he was offering selfless service. I know this was genuine. I
    have been on the recieving end of that, and so has my son. Another
    example was his recieving a £1500 bar tab. He in a few minutes solved someones tech support problem for a large company. No one else from microsoft down had solved it, and much bucks had been thrown at the problem. Given gratis to someone he was having a few beers with.

    He is VERY good at what he does, and loves to do it.
     
  5. beyond_horizons

    beyond_horizons Patron Meritorious

    Anyway I supported his tech thread efforts, but I doubt if I would have engaged with it, since around our house the Mrs.’s and kids aren’t particularly interested in 'piss on the carpets'!

    Seems Nec is the one who enjoys getting himself kicked off of message boards and whining about it. I simply offered him another option in jest!

    I'm sure he took it as joke!
    :)
     
  6. MarkWI

    MarkWI Patron Meritorious

    I would like to have Nec back.

    Mark
     
  7. nw2394

    nw2394 Silver Meritorious Patron

    Yeah, I was shocked to see him gone too.

    Nick
     
  8. MissDorfl

    MissDorfl Patron with Honors

    Forwarded from nec_v20:
    And FWIW, I myself can testify to a win with this. :yes:
     
  9. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    I got a Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 today. (It's a webcam.)

    I will be interesting to learn what I can do with this using Skype in the following weeks. :)
     
  10. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    I got the earlier similar version of the Quickcam Fusion. It works quite well, especially the low-light capability. I don't like the fixed-focus on mine, though. It's fun with Skype.

    Paul
     
  11. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    Paul,

    You have a PM from me. :)
     
  12. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    I vote that Nec be given another chance (at least for this thread).

    Just tell him (again) to curb his temper.
     
  13. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    ?

    As far as I know, he never even used up his *first* chance. He asked to be removed from the board; I doubt that there's any problem with 're-joining'.

    He wasn't kicked off; he wasn't even particularly 'chided'. He just wasn't taken as seriously as he wanted to be, so he stomped his little foot and walked off, as usual, not without making a grand gesture of petulance in asking to be removed, when all he really needed was not to post (if that was what he wanted.)

    I can't say he's one of my favorite people, but, I also can't say that his presence here bothered me much. Come; go; post; don't. It's all the same to me...

    Zinj
     
  14. Lulu Belle

    Lulu Belle Moonbat


    Really.

    What is it with these people that "request" or demand to be banned?

    Reminds me of the kids in the 60s who would try to get arrested during the riots.

    Trying to make themselves into some kind of fucking martyrs or something.

    If you want to leave, then leave.

    You need an engraved invitation? :eyeroll:
     
  15. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    Thanks for the Skype assistance you provided. I appreciate it a lot. :)

    Apparently we can also do conference video (I haven't tried it yet). This would be interesting to do in the future.
     
  16. namaste

    namaste Silver Meritorious Patron

    OK the problem is that you have the shiny new . . .


    Thanks, nec. It was good of you to go ahead and share that. :thumbsup:
     
  17. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    You're welcome. :)

    I haven't tried conference video. I have tried Skypecast in audio only, where you can host a "show" to up to 100 people at a time, free of charge, public or private. The host can control who has an open mic at any one time. I did over 50 group auditing sessions like this a few months back, that were fun.

    Paul
     
  18. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    Do any of you I.T. types have any experience in using a punch-down tool to terminate ethernet wires in patch panels?

    I am shopping for one and I would appreciate personal experience stories. I'm reading that Fluke tools are pretty good but they don't always get a high star rating.

    Just personal experience - don't bother to look this up for me. I have already been doing this.
     
  19. Poofy

    Poofy Patron with Honors

  20. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    Thanks! I appreciate the personal testimony. :)

    That model is one I have been considering for 110 (on a 90 degree EMI shielded CAT-6 patch panel).
    (That's about the price I expected too.)