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Old 11-03-2007, 06:59 PM
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Smile I finally got Linux

Guess what! I installed Ubuntu. And with that, my computer is working again. *Knocks on unpainted wood* I never actually tried Linux before. It's great so far. Well, I can't seem to get some mousebuttons installed properly, and I need to redownload my mouse-gestures add-on, and a couple of other things are annoying me as well, but otherwise, it's great.
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Would I be pelted with tomatoes (or tomahtoes if you'd prefer) if I asked what the difference is between Linux and Unix?
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Would I be pelted with tomatoes (or tomahtoes if you'd prefer) if I asked what the difference is between Linux and Unix?
Since I've now tried both, I can honestly say that... Well, Linux is free.
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Old 11-04-2007, 12:56 AM
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Erm, thank you...?
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Would I be pelted with tomatoes (or tomahtoes if you'd prefer) if I asked what the difference is between Linux and Unix?
It's easiest to think of Linux being a type of unix, in the same way that chocolate is a type of ice cream or glass is a type of sand. Actually the best analogy would probably be like saying what's the difference between Brand X tissues and Kleenex. Put simply, Linux is nothing to sneeze at.
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Old 11-04-2007, 01:42 AM
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Okay, moving on...

Am I the only person in the forum who played "duck duck gray duck" instead of "duck duck goose" as a child?

So is there irony in the song Ironic or not? Site upon site try to answer the question, but they seem to have different definitions of "irony" to begin with.
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Old 11-04-2007, 12:49 PM
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You're hijacking my thread. :P

I got me some mouse gestures. They're a good alternative for the extra buttons on my mouse.
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Sorry, I must've thought this was the reply box for the PNQ thread. Oops.
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Okay, moving on...

Am I the only person in the forum who played "duck duck gray duck" instead of "duck duck goose" as a child?

So is there irony in the song Ironic or not? Site upon site try to answer the question, but they seem to have different definitions of "irony" to begin with.
Me! I played Duck Duck Gray Duck!

none of this goose stuff.
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Old 11-05-2007, 12:32 AM
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Sorry, I must've thought this was the reply box for the PNQ thread. Oops.
Yup, I figured that.
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Guess what! I installed Ubuntu.
On a dead badger, by any chance? Also, it sounds like you're still going to have to commandeer Niels' computer for Crusader Kings, not that that's any hardship for you.
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On a dead badger, by any chance?
How utterly absurd. I approve.
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On a dead badger, by any chance? Also, it sounds like you're still going to have to commandeer Niels' computer for Crusader Kings, not that that's any hardship for you.
I don't know if I need to. Haven't tried it yet.

Yes, really.
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Well, if you ever need a dead badger to have a go on, just let me know. I have... contacts.
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"Contacts" in this instance meaning that the road is an easy stroll from the doorstep?
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