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Re^2: What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited? (ugly babies)

by LanX (Sage)
on Feb 14, 2015 at 01:36 UTC ( #1116687=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited?
in thread What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited?

A guy with rather bad manners and a record of down-voted post (demonstrating questionable social skills) passes by and spreads FUD.

But the monk community takes it serious and starts discussing his unsubstantiated claims.

> One of the reasons Larry might think ... the Perl community ... mean spirited ...

Oh really, does he think so? So ...

  • Why should Larry come to every YAPC and even more national conferences if he was thinking like this?
  • Why would he need an ersatz troll to communicate his sorrows?

Well .. OK ... let's start a new discussion:

What made January born babies so ugly and bad smelling?

You know what I'm talking about!

The internet proving this and we all are worried about the consequences.

It has already driven some long-time parents away from having more babies.

Countermeasures must be taken now!

Do something!

Cheers Rolf

PS: Je suis Charlie!

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Re^3: What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited? (ugly babies)
by marinersk (Priest) on Mar 31, 2015 at 17:04 UTC

    LOL

    My first introduction to the concept was the political variant: Have you stopped beating your wife yet?

    I have taken to responding to these kinds false-assertion questions with: Objection, Your Honor: Supposition.

    If that gets questions rolling about what I mean, success.
    For that matter, if they look confused and simply move on, still sucess.

      I have taken to responding to these kinds false-assertion questions with: Objection, Your Honor: Supposition.

      Ah, but a good inquisitor will get you in a rhythm so you will answer without thinking.

        I have taken to responding to these kinds false-assertion questions with: Objection, Your Honor: Supposition.

        Ah, but a good inquisitor will get you in a rhythm so you will answer without thinking.

        Yup , but he won't like the answer :) *expletive* you *expletive*... *gavel*gavel* order in the court!

Re^3: What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited? (ugly babies)
by Dumu (Monk) on Mar 31, 2015 at 17:00 UTC
    I was a January baby. Luckily, my parents didn't expose me on a mountain in an urn because of ugliness and whiffiness, and I eventually became a Perlist.

    However, am I a mean-spirited one? Well, if you were to look and smell like me, you'd be just as curmudgeonly!

    :D
Re^3: What Made the Perl Community Mean Spirited? (LanX)
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 31, 2015 at 16:41 UTC

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