Re: Profanity versus Professionalism: A little math
Robert Dobbs (email@example.com)
19 Aug 1995 17:04:31 GMT
In <DDJJIq.Guu@crash.cts.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert Roosen)
> You are right. If we formed a club of everyone Lydick has called
>"stupid", we would have to have the annual meeting in a football
>stadium. Too bad he has nothing of his own to contribute. Then we
>have some basis for estimating his intelligence. Guess I will settle
>labeling him ignorant :-)
> Actually, since he is posting all his stuff from the workplace,
>he is probably just killing time instead of earning his pay. I wonder
>how many of these rude, abusive sysops would be on the net at all if
>they paid for their accounts and spent their own time on the effort.
>Reruns are boring.
>: Carl J Lydick stopped playing with his brain long enough to write:
>: >(Robert Roosen) writes:
>: >= Of course, the two do not mix. Profanity in a post is an
>: >=automatic turn off of communication, and is a sure sign of
>: >unprofessional behavior. It is rather obvious that profane posters
>: >really have nothing of value to say.
>: >It's rather obvious that Roosen's too damned stupid to distinguish
>: >between form and content...Carl J Lydick
>: Now, Carl specializes in spotting stupid people. Sometimes he calls
>: them stupid once; in a fit of righteous fury, he called one fella
>: stupid THREE TIMES in two sentences.
>: I don't think Roosen is stupid. I think he's nuts. Of course, I'm
>: nuts, too, because I like reading his stuff, and then arguing with
>: He's got crazy ideas, but he thinks hard, and he comes back even
>: a hard flame. Cool.
>: Just so Carl won't call ME stupid, I'll write an equation:
>: p - = n
>: where p is the post, r is the number of responses, a is the number
>: authors, and n is the number of nuts involved.
>: Somebody check my math.
>: Wayne Johnson
TO ARGUE WITH A FOOL IS TO BE A FOOL. Cheers, Bob>