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So I have noticed

by Porch-a-Geese / May 26, 2008 2:17 PM PDT

That poor people are pretty much hated here. If they weren't, my recent post to forum feedback would have not been deleted.

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Sorry but if they are, I've never noticed it.
by Dango517 / May 26, 2008 3:23 PM PDT
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They only know your poor if you tell them. Now we're going to really get you......just kidding. That last part was a little levity, very little in fact, about this much >>>> * <<<<. Grin

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As has been already said,
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 26, 2008 8:47 PM PDT
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I share those sentiments...
by John.Wilkinson / May 27, 2008 1:25 AM PDT

Porch-a-Geese,

Before your post yesterday evening no one knew your personal circumstances, and thus previous to that no discrimination could have occurred as a result of personal bias regarding those circumstances here in the forums. Now, it is my belief that your post was a result of recent comments referring to you as "the goose," a play on your current username. While I agree it has been used in a disrespectful way, I don't see that bigotry was involved. Rather, I strongly believe it was in response to the content of your previous posts, which has often fallen into the categories of being off-topic, unhelpful, argumentative, disrespectful/condescending, and even a bit threatening. (That last one dates back to 2006.) It is therefore your words, not your ethnicity or current financial/social standing, that has caught the ire of some members and moderators. However, the past had nothing to do with the post's deletion. As Mark said, that one was deleted on the sole basis of being off-topic. How you wish to proceed is up to you, but personally I'd try to put the past behind by submitting beneficial contributions, contributing to a positive memory of your time in these forums.

John

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by Porch-a-Geese / May 29, 2008 2:25 AM PDT

Recount.
2006. The user was extremely nasty to me. You know this. He beat the wrong dog. I listened to your suggetions and refrained from asuch a policy again.
Lee koo asked me in an email to make the subject more in relation to the problem. I complied with his request.
I proved my point recently about Open Source and Apple. No need to recount here.
A person asks for help, I give them the best help I know.
On the Linuc boards or referring to Linux. I'm not misleading anyone. Notice that I give information to people on the Linux board. There is no moderator or editor on here who is willing to help people get started in Linux or freeBSD. I have yet to see one of you provide help without making it secretive.I don't break any software or patent laws. My tutorials are simple and straightforward.

You can research my opinions. They are pretty much on track.

Once again: people ask for help, I offer. An alternative method is much better than ignoring the post or giving the round robin. Some answers may be hard to comprehend but try them.

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