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Re^4: Not Again ... *sighs*

by stvn (Monsignor)
on Sep 27, 2004 at 16:11 UTC ( #394222=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Not Again ... *sighs*
in thread Abigail-II and some thoughts

I don't think politeness and genius need to have anything to do with one another. An asshole is an asshole no matter how smart they are. A high IQ score does not give you any special social priviledges when it comes to being respectful of other people.

There is a big difference between an eccentric genius who is socially inept and occasionally steps on people's toes, and large grumbling Dutchman who is a very very very smart perl programmer and important member of the community but was many times was just downright rude to people.

As the saying goes; If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

Of course, that all said, I do very much agree with what chromatic says, and many times found humor in things Abigail said as well.

-stvn

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Re^5: Not Again ... *sighs*
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 01, 2004 at 03:10 UTC
    and important member of the community but
    That is very contestable. Perlmonks got along fine before Abigail. Perlmonks got along fine after Abigail. Perlmonks got along fine before Abigail-II. Perlmonks will get along fine after Abigail-II.

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