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Votes: 28

 Internet Idiocy does not mean

 Author:  Topic:  Posted:
Apr 15, 2002
 Comments:

Is your son a computer hacker? is the biggest crock of crap on a crap cracker that I've ever seen, and the fact that people believe him is even worse...

Flash is by macromedia, it's similar to HTML as in you can write sites with it. Check out Fantasy Card to see how good Flash can be... Something very similar to flash is shockwave, also known as Shockwave Flash. Many sites such as zoogdisney.com have shockwave games. I am writing a full debunkment of this story and was writing one saturday but my internet explorer decided to crash... Tip, always write it in NotePad first.

In the poll, if you choose other, E-mail me the name cause i like to try them all.



       
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You mean a point by point rebuttal? (5.00 / 2) (#1)
by jvance on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 08:37:09 PM PST
Please submit it as soon as possible. We all so look forward to reading it. But first, make sure you have your Mommy's permission to read this site. News For Grown-Ups, you know.
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Adequacy has turned into a cesspool consisting of ... blubbering, superstitious fools arguing with smug, pseudointellectual assholes. -AR

 
Interesting. (none / 0) (#2)
by Ernest Bludger on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 09:09:57 PM PST
I am sure you will be able to add something to the other 8,000 + comments this story generated.

I know we're covering old ground, but, it makes you wonder. A lot of the comments seemed suggest that the story wouldn't allow a parent to accurately determine if a loved family member was a computer hacker. Now, if the story wasn't completely accurate, surely hackers would simply have ignored it, knowing that they weren't going to be detected by their Adequacy-reading parents (or the FBI or equivalent law-enforcement agency). It would have been to their advantage to remain silent. But thousands of them replied. This ONLY makes sense if the article did provide an accurate method of detecting computer hacking/hackers, and thus put hackers and their activities at risk.


Or perhaps (none / 0) (#10)
by Akumu on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 01:21:55 AM PST
I'd like to think you're simply trolling, but you really can't take anything for granted here at Adequacy, so:

There's the other explanation, that teenagers, who like computers and using them legally, do not want to be mistaken for hackers by their parents, who have read the ludicrous guide published by the lovable T. Reginald Gibbons.

I'm sorry if the article was not in fact written by T. Reginald Gibbons. I've ben trying to verify this for a few hours, but thelink to the article won't redirect me.

-akumu-


 
This bag of tea... (none / 0) (#3)
by The Mad Scientist on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 09:44:49 PM PST
...was extracted way too many times.

But maybe it will be more interesting than it seems to be.

If the tea sucks, add a lot of honey.


 
Did you notice... (none / 0) (#4)
by alice on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 09:46:04 PM PST
that the only cards at the site you're promoting which picture women are in the "pop star" and "miscellaneous" categories? What are your thoughts about that?


 
This must be a troll. (none / 0) (#5)
by tkatchev on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 09:46:06 PM PST
Nobody could be that stupid in real life, could they?


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PT Barnum (5.00 / 1) (#6)
by jvance on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 09:54:08 PM PST
"No one ever lost money underestimating the stupidity of the American public." In fact, this site depends on it.
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Adequacy has turned into a cesspool consisting of ... blubbering, superstitious fools arguing with smug, pseudointellectual assholes. -AR

 
Sadly, it seems so (none / 0) (#7)
by Anonymous Reader on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 10:31:19 PM PST
So, is El Nachos still deleting this stuff?

OTOH, maybe by, "Internet Idiocy does not mean...", he is implying that Mr Gibbons' article is not the idiocy in question, rather he and his hacker 'kru' are the idiots?


Sir, (none / 0) (#8)
by elnachos on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 10:47:11 PM PST
I do not know what you mean. I am not deleting anything. You must have mistaken me for someone else.

Your humble servant,

El Nachos


 
I empathise d00d... (5.00 / 1) (#9)
by Ben Reid on Mon Apr 15th, 2002 at 10:48:09 PM PST
I too felt violated, shaken to my very core. "How dare they expose the truth?" I kept asking. I perused the article once more. "How DARE THEY!"

I was angry and confused. With hate and vitriol oozing from every fibre in my body, I opened another terminal window. "I will show them!" My clenched fist hit the desk. "Us haxors must fight back!"

I pinged and I pinged, I haxored and I haxored, my skillz were fuelled by caffeine. "I cannot lose!"

But as the hours went by, as night faded into daylight, reality hit me. The sparkle had gone. The love affair was over. My gut sank as I closed the terminal window for the last time. Once and for all, I had been exposed.

A helpless shadowy figure, I dragged myself to bed. I tossed and turned, questions running through my head. "Where will I get my lunix information from now?" Where? Where I ask you?? Slashdot??? Bah! I cried myself to sleep.

Please, please don't let them defeat you too Toby! Hold on. Be strong. Download the latest kernel and wipe those tears from your eyes.

We both know that Lenix is the only for the l33t!. Adequacy is just full of Winblows M$ doze' lusers! Hahahahahahahahahahah. RTFM! ROFL! Lusers! Hahahahahhahaha


Zzzzzzzzz (none / 0) (#11)
by DG on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 01:57:47 AM PST
Rather boring recycled linux troll, care to try again? i've heared the same rabid frothing, must always be right crap for years now.. Zzzzz
2002, DG. You may not reproduce this material, in whole or in part, without written permission of the owner.

How dare you (5.00 / 1) (#13)
by Ben Reid on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 02:48:24 AM PST
I open my heart to a young kid crying out for help (Toby don't listen to this guy, he's one of them) and this is the response I get. You ungrateful uncircumsised savage.

Sir, based on your grasp of the english language, (and your gratuitous use of the letter z), I take your ad hominem attack as a compliment.


Are you jewish? (none / 0) (#14)
by because it isnt on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 03:18:11 AM PST
I've always wondered why circumsision could be regarded as civillised. Perhaps you can tell me.
adequacy.org -- because it isn't

Close (5.00 / 1) (#15)
by Ben Reid on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 03:31:00 AM PST
I'm not Jewish, but you're close, I'm Australian.

The reason circumsision is civilised is because you don't want nasties getting under your foreskin and "An uncircumcised penis is a real turn-off. Its disgusting. It looks like the penis of an animal."

HTH


Thank God (none / 0) (#16)
by because it isnt on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 07:18:47 AM PST
Thank God I shave myself, otherwise I would be no better than the savage wolf.
adequacy.org -- because it isn't

Please keep (4.50 / 2) (#18)
by jvance on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 12:55:41 PM PST
your freakish sexual fetishes out of this forum.

Thank you.
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Adequacy has turned into a cesspool consisting of ... blubbering, superstitious fools arguing with smug, pseudointellectual assholes. -AR

 
Hmm (none / 0) (#21)
by DG on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 10:39:09 PM PST
Do you know what an Ad Hominem attack is?, please read it again.. i'm sorry for one fucking word i messed up, i was pointing it out that i've read the same linux is the only OS thats worth using eshit over and over again, if that wasn't a troll about it, i'm sorry but thats what it read as. i like linux but freebsd works more smoothly
2002, DG. You may not reproduce this material, in whole or in part, without written permission of the owner.

 
You are a few months late. (none / 0) (#12)
by Anonymous Reader on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 02:07:31 AM PST
An army of very inadequate luser have been trolling in the debate which that very informative story generated.


 
Take no notice Toby (5.00 / 1) (#17)
by walwyn on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 08:13:56 AM PST
A lot of the posters here are just meanies who can't get boyfriends.

BTW don't post it to the 'computer hacker' article because none of the regulars read it, except to delete posts. You should post it as a new diary entry probably under the title:
For the Attn of Yoshi
That way it will get the consideration it deserves.


BTW (none / 0) (#19)
by walwyn on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 02:17:30 PM PST
I use GNU Emacs for my web browsing.


 
I agree 100% (none / 0) (#20)
by PotatoError on Tue Apr 16th, 2002 at 04:51:51 PM PST
Always use notepad when writing lots of [crap], I do!
In fact I use notepad for everything. I even use notepad as my browser as well as my environment for programming in C++

I cant wait until Notepad .NET comes out!



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