[linux-elitists] The hairball speaks

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Fri Sep 12 00:29:19 PDT 2003

<quote who="Joakim Ziegler">

> I'm a little surprised you're bothering to discuss this. I thought that,
> between this, the "Armed and Dangerous" stuff, "All gay men are
> pedophiles", "Islam is evil", the McCarthy-like ranting about communists,
> socialists and liberals, the essay about how he as a young man channeled
> Pan and was a sex god (I'm not joking, it is, or at least used to be, on
> his site), his self-claimed alpha geek/lead hacker status, his stories
> about how, when he got his first gun, he proved to be a "natural great
> shot" or whatever, and the stories about how he got ignored or made fun of
> by Bill Gates at some lecture and that made him really, really hate
> Microsoft, it'd be pretty clear now (and, actually, even several years
> ago), that ESR is a total, grade-a, certified nutcase, and shouldn't be
> encouraged to speak for anyone who values their image.

No dude, that's his role-playing game back-story. He just went into more
detail than you did when you played D&D.

- Jeff

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