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@Lighthouse, can you explain what some of your posts mean?

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jd2066
jd2066
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Lighthouse, you have made some posts recently that make no since to me.
Can you explain the following:
Lets hail our benifactor Scott post 3 - It sounds like you are insulting someone but I know you wouldn't do that so I think I must be missing something.
I Love this new forum - No idea.
To disable new partition post "Uummmmm...." - No idea.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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On the first 2, I think everyone else understood. So I am not going to explain.
On the 3rd. I think it most impolite that you link someone to your site, for a writeup you could have posted on HTG. Fair enough with reg hacks, but not a writeup.

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jd2066
jd2066
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Ok, that works. I mainly wanted to know about the 3rd one anyway without making the other topic go off topic.
How is that impolite? Many people post links to articles on other sites. Just because it's my site doesn't change anything. The article should still answer the question assuming a dual boot setup. Now that I read it again, it appears that wasn't entirely clear from the original poster though.
Also no I couldn't really post it on HTG. The forums don't support the proper markup for an article and the main site isn't set up to accept articles from other users.

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thegeek
The Geek
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To be fair to jd, he did ask me before posting any links to his site, and I told him that it was fine. I figure that he's been a big help around here, and if he can help somebody by posting a relevant link to his site, then the real goal is reached, as the user has been helped.

I'm working on getting the system setup so that jd and others can help post user-submitted content... then we can post links to HTG.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I bow my head in shame

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thegeek
The Geek
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@Lighthouse: No need for shame, you keep this place from being boring!

@jd: Lighthouse prides himself on being strange, which is why his posts are sometimes cryptic. Also I think sometimes he writes in another language indecipherable to humans. =)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Master. Can I come out of the cupboard now please?
ps. I do not pride myself on anything

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thegeek
The Geek
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At least you don't pride yourself on taking pride in yourself.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I don't (on both counts). It is true

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ScottW
ScottW
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I'm new here, so I'm glad it's not just me. About a third of what Lighthouse posts goes over my head. Not over, really, more to the side. I just figured he was off his meds when he made those posts. As Monsieur Le Geek says, he writes in a way we don't understand. I would add that the voices in his head understand it perfectly. He also sometimes writes in French (I think) without translating which I see as another way for him to be cryptic.

But, I kid about Lighthouse. We banter back and forth. N'est-ce pas, Peter?

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whs
whs
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I sugget we have a "French day" once a month. All posts must be in French. If that works, we can proceed to a "German day" and so on. Then we become really international.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i only know a little german (ich bin ein auslander, ich sprache nicht gut deutsch) :)

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Scott
Scott
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I think Esperanto would be fair.

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whs
whs
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jack, that sounds pretty fluent - you are in
scott, nobody knows Esperanto. The other languages at least a few people know.

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Scott
Scott
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The emphasis on 'few' (here). Let's all learn Esperanto and address the UN.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Don't Esperanto & Dvorak go together?

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Scott
Scott
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Dvorak is a left winger for the Florida Panthers. To the best of my knowledge he's never addressed the UN.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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well i took 4 years of german in high school

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whs
whs
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I don't really think that Esperanto went anyplace. I had looked into it in the 50's, then it was the hip thing. But since then it really went downhill.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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lets just speak in ebonics ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebonics

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