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Re: discount dell laptops -- the sordid *real* story



On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 19:16 -0300, Trevor Smith wrote:
> On October 20, 2004 11:57 am, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> > You self-appointed "list police" crack me up.  Man, it must be a really
> > sad life to lead if you have to make yourself feel better by flaming
> > someone for trying to do something nice.
> 
> Here's the long and the short of this situation:
> 
> 1. you did something, allegedly trying to be nice
> 2. it was something that (apparently unknown to you) bothered people because 
> they don't want commercial advertisements -- of any kind -- on this list
> 3. when they pointed this out to you, some of the people here were less than 
> polite because they care more about being annoyed than about your original 
> intentions
> 4. rather than being suitably educated that even well-intentioned unsolicited 
> "help" can be unwanted, you became defensive and rudely accused (at least 
> some) people of being jerks
> 
> Final childishness score:
> 
> you - 1
> the list - 1

And then you had to come along behind and pop off, too.  I guess it
should be:

you - 1
the list - 1
Trevor - 1


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