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Old 12-09-2008, 03:41 PM   #1
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There's a delicious nuclear meltdown going on over at the HanLin eBook forum. Sorry, it's too early in the morning to figure out how to do the link, but look for:

"Disastrous firmware upgrade for many BeBook users: no excuses from BeBook!!!"

A classic line I think I'll steal and use as a signature is:

"I refuse to deal any further with people with an IQ inferior to mine."

That's got to be straight out of the TV comedy "Big Bang Theory".
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:58 PM   #2
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There's a delicious nuclear meltdown going on over at the HanLin eBook forum. Sorry, it's too early in the morning to figure out how to do the link, but look for:

"Disastrous firmware upgrade for many BeBook users: no excuses from BeBook!!!"

A classic line I think I'll steal and use as a signature is:

"I refuse to deal any further with people with an IQ inferior to mine."

That's got to be straight out of the TV comedy "Big Bang Theory".

Yes, better than TV Here´s the link:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33535
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:08 PM   #3
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Would be horrendously bad manners to post one of the popcorn eating faces in that thread?
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:18 PM   #4
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Would be horrendously bad manners to post one of the popcorn eating faces in that thread?

I wouldn´t dare.

But wait!!!!! - Nate the Great did it. Nate, you´re all right? Anyone´s threatening you now?

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Old 12-09-2008, 04:25 PM   #5
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Would be horrendously bad manners to post one of the popcorn eating faces in that thread?
I just did, right after Nate did. They keep talking aobut calling in a psychiatrist, so I thought I'd monitor the situation.
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:29 PM   #6
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I'm eating popcorn and drinking tea (just so's not to look like a low-IQ copycat, y'understand )
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:33 PM   #7
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Ouch. The guy's really pissed. I hate to see ranting like that. But it didn't stop me from reading through it all. And I chuckled out loud when I read this one:

"Thank you mister obvious! You must be a genius."
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:36 PM   #8
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I just did, right after Nate did. They keep talking aobut calling in a psychiatrist, so I thought I'd monitor the situation.
Is that what you do with your patients? Eating popcorn??!!
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:43 PM   #9
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" I refuse to deal with an IQ lower than mine"??



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Old 12-09-2008, 04:48 PM   #10
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Is that what you do with your patients? Eating popcorn??!!
I would imagine it could be very therapeutic in the same way popping bubble wrap is
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:48 PM   #11
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That thread reminds me of the retort quote (was it Oscar Wilde?): "Sir, I will not have a battle of wits with an unarmed man."

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Is that what you do with your patients? Eating popcorn??!!
What would you have him do? Have him force feed them Zany Carter Patricias? I'm not sure that ZCPs have FDA approval (unless Marc has been bribing and blackmailing again).
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:49 PM   #12
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mmmmmmmmmmm......hot buttered and salted popcorn......with REAL butter....mmmmmmmmmm.....
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:50 PM   #13
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That thread reminds me of the retort quote (was it Oscar Wilde?): "Sir, I will not have a battle of wits with an unarmed man."
Now had he come up with that quote, it might all have gone more swimmingly. Or entertainingly. I'm not sure which
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Old 12-09-2008, 05:02 PM   #14
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Old 12-09-2008, 05:04 PM   #15
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