Kiro wrote:FIGJAM wrote:Yeah, but it tells how to search.
Yeah but if newcomers were willing to search, this place or Google, then none of this would be an issue. Since they can't, or don't, and there are problems with people angry at the constant stream of answered questions, that's why I think one area with all the usual questions linked to answers is worth considering.
Simon of the Playa wrote:dear Gyre/Igneouss.
your socks will not hide your treachery.
Igneouss wrote:Hey Simon,
AntiM might remember meeting me in 2009. In any case she knows I am not a 'sock' or 'Gyre'. Nor am I any sort of enemy. Where do you get this stuff?
Igneouss wrote:Shaksepeare: "thou doest complain too much"
Thanks for so concisely demonstrating my point
snake wrote:and now for the first time ever...simon and anti-m will be camping together at the booby bar!!! iggy come have a drink.
Simon of the Playa wrote:no, thats how they invented sammy davis jr.
marck wrote:One additional point to make regarding the attitude and perceived difficulty of this board.
If a newbie gets butthurt and annoyed over how they are treated on the board for doing something "dumb", how well are they going to deal with the environment out on the Playa?
You could look at learning how to get by on this board as being a "Rite of Passage" or even a good way to gauge the personality and adaptability of potential burners. I've seen many new burners accepted and welcomed as well as people who I hope will change their mind and not attend, or if they do attend, I hope never to meet them in BRC.
DustHand wrote:Savannah wrote:Help, help! I'm being oppressed!
Better than being repressed!
`Give your evidence,' the King repeated angrily, `or I'll have you executed, whether you're nervous or not.'
`I'm a poor man, your Majesty,' the Hatter began, in a trembling voice, "--and I hadn't begun my tea--not above a week or so--and what with the bread-and-butter getting so thin--and the twinkling of the tea--'
`The twinkling of the what?' said the King.
`It began with the tea,' the Hatter replied.
`Of course twinkling begins with a T!' said the King sharply. `Do you take me for a dunce? Go on!'
`I'm a poor man,' the Hatter went on, `and most things twinkled after that--only the March Hare said--'
`I didn't!' the March Hare interrupted in a great hurry.
`You did!' said the Hatter.
`I deny it!' said the March Hare.
`He denies it,' said the King: `leave out that part.'
`Well, at any rate, the Dormouse said--' the Hatter went on, looking anxiously round to see if he would deny it too: but the Dormouse denied nothing, being fast asleep.
`After that,' continued the Hatter, `I cut some more bread- and-butter--'
`But what did the Dormouse say?' one of the jury asked.
`That I can't remember,' said the Hatter.
`You MUST remember,' remarked the King, `or I'll have you executed.'
The miserable Hatter dropped his teacup and bread-and-butter, and went down on one knee. `I'm a poor man, your Majesty,' he began.
`You're a very poor speaker,' said the King.
Here one of the guinea-pigs cheered, and was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court. (As that is rather a hard word, I will just explain to you how it was done. They had a large canvas bag, which tied up at the mouth with strings: into this they slipped the guinea-pig, head first, and then sat upon it.)
`I'm glad I've seen that done,' thought Alice. `I've so often read in the newspapers, at the end of trials, "There was some attempts at applause, which was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court," and I never understood what it meant till now.'
MyDearFriend wrote:But, I am still seeing red about Kiro et all who cannot fucking LOOK for the FAQ thread, WTF is your problem
Kiro wrote:I'm taking Eric's advice and building an FAQ that I'll host on my server, and will post the URL once it's ready.
Eric wrote:Kiro wrote:I'm taking Eric's advice and building an FAQ that I'll host on my server, and will post the URL once it's ready.
If you see something useful of mine on eplaya, feel free to use it.
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