From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: 24 VAC to 9VDC supply
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 20:21:21 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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John Fields wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 00:10:15 GMT, Marc_F_Hult
> >Mark Lloyd's off-topic blather about God and the Easter Bunny have no place
> >in these newsgroups. Period.
> >If he is too myopic/self-indulgent to understand that, then I suppose that
> >he will continue to contribute to the destruction of usenet. The quality of
> >usenet has declined greatly from what it was 10-15 years ago in my opinion.
> >Off-topic posts by the village idiots of the world are a large part of the
> >reason why.
> As painful as it is to have to confront the village idiots of the
> world, it's a necessary exercise in that they need to be made aware
> of the fact that they _are_ idiots, and therein lies the problem.
> Dealing with someone possessing limited intelligence who, because of
> their actions, needs to be convinced of their handicap is difficult
> because they're just not smart enough to understand that they are,
> in fact, stupid.
> IMO, I think the quality of usenet has increased as more and more
> knowledgeable contributors have jumped on board. However, I do
> agree that the signal to noise ratio has decreased. Perhaps, if we
> make it painful for the idiots to gather here they'll either smarten
> up or leave?
> John Fields
> Professional circuit designer
What we need is a new browser with a built in IQ test. :)
Michael A. Terrell