[mythtv-users] "get the sources and fix it yourself"
jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Sep 29 19:23:16 UTC 2007
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 01:24:10AM -0400, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 02:35:44PM -0600, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
> > > That's what a lot of mailing lists are like. People ask the same
> > > questions over and over, questions that are clearly answered in the
> > > FAQ or the documentation. After a while, the regulars on the list
> > > get tired of spoon-feeding answers to people who refuse to look for
> > > them themselves. Often those regulars get abused when they try to
> > > point people to the FAQ instead of repeating the information that's
> > > in it. Eventually, they get cranky. And then people think they're
> > > jerks.
> > That's a very good analogy. Thank you. Haw many times have you been in a
> > dollar store and heard someone ask "How much is this?"
> "Price check!"
...you'd think that but it's really not the case.
Been in a "dollar" store lately? Prices can be all over the place actually.
> "*Everything's a Dollar!*"
> Alas, they don't seem to bother anymore...
Then there's the money vs. time thing. Pissing off everyone else in line is
probably not worth the price of the item in question, even if it is some
value greater than a dollar.
Price checks are just dumb in general.
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