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Old 05-08-2008, 10:50 AM   #1
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:12 AM   #2
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Me, too. Isn't that dreadful! Maybe I should go see who's at the front door.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:14 AM   #3
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:15 AM   #4
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Ok, call me a noop, but how do I get user-classified?
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:29 AM   #5
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I'm simply following pshrynk's lead and volunteering to assign my own user classification. It should be fairly obvious anyway.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:35 AM   #6
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Ok, call me a noop, but how do I get user-classified?
Post on the above mentioned thread, then get Virtua-banned, giving you the instant upgrade User Classification of L. Which you can then proudly display as part of your siggy.

Or avatar, should that float your boat.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:43 AM   #7
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Old 05-08-2008, 01:56 PM   #8
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As a sysadmin who has heard the "Lusers" term (not that I really know what *our* L stands for) that's why I haven't added the L to my sig.
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:04 PM   #9
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:06 PM   #10
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Classification : L stands for loony bin applicant ...
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:23 PM   #11
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Too quiet, if you know what I mean.

I'm actually getting my work done and on time.
my heavens, we can't have that ! quick someone, hit him with the [US] stick !

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here it's 27° it's like summertime. plus it's a holiday. i really had no choice but to go and have drinks on a terrasse with friends, i'm sure you'll understand. why are you working ? doesn't the UK celebrate the 8th of may (end of the war - 1945) ? or do you just celebrate it on another day ? (y'all always have to be *different*, can't do anything like the rest of us....)

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Ok, call me a noop, but how do I get user-classified?
i would never call *anyone* a noop. (i might call you a n00b. but only if i'm sure you won't take it badly). as for getting user-classified, be careful what you wish for....
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:32 PM   #12
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why are you working ? doesn't the UK celebrate the 8th of may (end of the war - 1945) ? or do you just celebrate it on another day ? (y'all always have to be *different*, can't do anything like the rest of us....)

Today's a day of celebration , not to us - someone's kidding yous . Celebrate the 8th of May with a holiday ........ not 'ere me lady ..

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Old 05-08-2008, 02:39 PM   #13
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Today, we celebrate the 8th of May. Our war wasn't over until June.
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:51 PM   #14
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Today, we celebrate the 8th of May. Our war wasn't over until June.
like i said, always gotta be different... this is like the euro isn't it...

i know, the war still dragged on a bit after this date, but the 8th of may was the actual surrender of Nazi Germany, so considered the "official" end of the war (at least, by *most* european Slovakian and French banks and other institutions...). do you get a holiday in commemoration ? on what date / for what specific event ?

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Old 05-08-2008, 02:54 PM   #15
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We have Memorial Day. Fourth Monday in May and Independence Day, July 4. Tossing in a VJ day would be a bit much.
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