Michael Leone on 2 Sep 2008 09:25:31 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Digital Mistakes & PLUG Business

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 12:17 PM, James Barrett <jadoba@jadoba.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 9:44 PM, Art Alexion <art.alexion@verizon.net> wrote:
>> Uh-oh...
>> Potential employer reading my posts:
>> "He asks so many stupid questions, he doesn't know squat!"
> How about "Wow, he started off asking simple questions, but stuck with
> it. Now look, back in March he posted a question asking for
> recomendations for Virtualization solutions."
> Mind you, not only does it show a great amount of good about someone
> when they stick around for years without giving up,

It shows that he didn't know when to quit, and move on to something
else more productive? :-)

> it shows the tremendous amount of good done through PLUG when someone asks a
> thoroughly technical question and they get a moderate amount of
> support for it.

Well, I kinda doubt that *that* would matter to an employer ...
possibly the fact that the potential candidate has many options to
turn to, for research ...

>> "Maybe I'll offer him the job of Vice President!"
> ... ART ON THE BALLOT IN 2012!  November 2012 will be an ALEXION to remember!

Now, *that's* funny!

> Oh, and if anyone was wondering,
> http://www.google.com/search?num=50&hl=en&q=site%3Alists.netisland.net%2Farchives%2Fplug%2F+jadoba
> I spent about 20 minutes looking for posts in which I said something
> stupid.  I know they're out there somewhere!

HA! My public stupidity goes back much further than that! :-)


There I was, whining/asking about KDE2 ... my, how the time flies ...

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