Ok, when I first joined PM I thought it was awsome that merlyn was responding to my questions. I'm not an expert and could use to learn from everyone on here that has something to say. The more posts I read by you merlyn the more I'm dissappointed that the "perl wizard" that you are is so lacking in maturity. Nothing says you have to answer posts that insult your intelligence or waste your time. Nothing says that you have to give long explanations to previously answered questions. Many users on here link to the previous answers, so that newbies can find there way, this, I think, would be the prefered method instead of giving some arcane message that will confuse people. The purpose of this site is to help people learn perl and give the perl community more cohesion. I don't understand how you can be such an intellegent person and yet not understand that everyone doesn't know what you know about perl. If it's too much trouble for you to share your wisdom with junior perl programmers then I'm sure other equally intelligent people on this site will take up your slack and we'll all be better for it.
Sorry to anyone that doesn't understand my disappointment
There are so many helpful people on this site that make the community so worth while and that is why I love it. I once aspired to be like merlyn, I still aspire to know what merlyn knows, but not act as he does.
Sorry again for offending anyone. Just had to vent.
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