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[blu] Re: [blu] Re: Wireless OpenBSD coverage

On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Adam Russell wrote:

>     Well, first of all, I am not complaining about anything, just seeing
> if anyone had any funny stories.

I went from discussion to rant, the moementum carried me. My apologies.

> Speak for yourself about being a geek. Not sure what you mean by "geek"
> anyway.

Geek as in, we, as a whole, derive some pleasure in working on computers.
Which, for all intents in purposes, is not the societal norm. See
Neophilia and the Hacker's Mindset.

> I suppose I may meet some definition of "geek" because of my particular
> skills,career, etc but mostly I have never understood why some
> people are so tolerant of very unacceptable behavior from some people.

I call it M*A*S*H syndrome, derived from the old SitCom. If one's skills
are sufficiently in demand, one can wear a bathrobe to work, and
generally have one's eccentricities tolerated.


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