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January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
24.01.2012 19:28, David Nadlinger пишет:
> On 1/24/12 4:16 PM, Denis Shelomovskij wrote:
>> If people have a problem with #d IRC they should just disable technical
>> messages they don't need. If they can't do that, it's their own problem.
>> They are supposed to be programmers.
>>
>> Have no idea why isn't such post the one and only reply.
>
> And I in turn am amazed by the number of people who didn't notice that
> Brad's post was … uhm, how do I put that … not entirely serious. For a
> clue, you might want to look up »A modest proposal«.
>
> David,
> thinking of all the poor babies

Have you just called me an ignorant person?
So... Yes, I am. Pity, but looks like everything I can is to code in D 
and drink Vodka with white bears... Joking aside.
January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
On 1/24/2012 10:36 AM, Brad Anderson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Walter Bright <newshound2@digitalmars.com
> <mailto:newshound2@digitalmars.com>> wrote:
>     These days, I always get downvoted for referring to "steenkin' badges".
>     Apparently, nobody watches Bogart movies anymore. I guess I don't really
>     blame them, his style of cool is obsolete.
>
>
> Bogart?  I'm pretty sure that comes from a Weird Al Yankovic movie.

Al was doing a parody of a parody of the reference.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinking_badges
January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
On 1/24/2012 10:36 AM, Brad Anderson wrote:
> Bogart?  I'm pretty sure that comes from a Weird Al Yankovic movie.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqomZQMZQCQ
January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
On 1/24/12 8:41 PM, Denis Shelomovskij wrote:
> 24.01.2012 19:28, David Nadlinger пишет:
>> And I in turn am amazed by the number of people who didn't notice that
>> Brad's post was … uhm, how do I put that … not entirely serious. For a
>> clue, you might want to look up »A modest proposal«.
>>
>> David,
>> thinking of all the poor babies
>
> Have you just called me an ignorant person?
> So... Yes, I am. Pity, but looks like everything I can is to code in D
> and drink Vodka with white bears... Joking aside.

No, sorry, this shouldn't come off as directed specifically at you or 
anybody else – I was really just amazed by the number of "serious" 
responses Brad's post triggered.

David
January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 05:42:27 +1100, FeepingCreature  
<default_357-line@yahoo.de> wrote:

> On 01/24/12 05:21, bcs wrote:
>> On 01/23/2012 06:10 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
>>> On 1/23/2012 5:57 PM, Brad Anderson wrote:
>>>> I understand some people like bug closures and who am I to judge but
>>>> there is a
>>>> limit to what some of us can tolerate and it has been surpassed.
>>>
>>> I live to make IRC users suffer. It's dessert after eating babies.
>>
>> How appropriate, considering the title.
>
> ThatsTheJoke.

Hmmmm ... not so sure that Brad should give up his day job just yet.

-- 
Derek Parnell
Melbourne, Australia
January 24, 2012
Re: A modest proposal
"David Nadlinger" <see@klickverbot.at> wrote in message 
news:jfmikt$15mn$1@digitalmars.com...
> On 1/24/12 4:16 PM, Denis Shelomovskij wrote:
>> If people have a problem with #d IRC they should just disable technical
>> messages they don't need. If they can't do that, it's their own problem.
>> They are supposed to be programmers.
>>
>> Have no idea why isn't such post the one and only reply.
>
> And I in turn am amazed by the number of people who didn't notice that 
> Brad's post was . uhm, how do I put that . not entirely serious. For a 
> clue, you might want to look up »A modest proposal«.
>

From post #1 I've been completely unable to tell how much is joke and how 
much is serious.  /me cornfused o_O
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