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An early Thanksgiving

by grandpaw7 / October 24, 2004 11:08 PM PDT

In more than one post, I've commented on that fact that sometimes the answers given are too advanced to be understood by the people posing the questions. I was thinking about that this morning when that saying, "don't bite the hand that feeds you" came to mind.

Sometimes it's difficult to keep things in perspective. For example, when you get something free for long enough, you often tend to forget it's free rather than something you've paid for and are entitled to as a matter of right. It's called "biting the hand that feeds you" or "looking a gift horse in the mouth" (I don't understand that one either).

I don't think that I, and many other posters, are sufficiently thankful and appreciative that so many folks are willing to take the time to see if they can help us out. Actually, it's rather amazing in a "gimme" society such as we have, an individualistic society, meaning "I'm in this for myself".

So, thanks to all you people who freely give of yourselves and your time and expertise solely because you want to be helpful to others. People who do that are the salt of the earth. What a great world this would be if everybody had that kind of attitude.

grandpaw

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Kind words, thanks. . .
by Coryphaeus / October 24, 2004 11:46 PM PDT
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Entitlement....
by reefurbb / October 25, 2004 12:45 AM PDT

is the newer word. Kids grow up thinking they are entitled to a lot, such as everything on the Web should be free and safe..."DOH"

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Thanks, Wayne,
by grandpaw7 / October 25, 2004 9:02 AM PDT

you old f*r*, as the email spammers interested in sizing me up might say.

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