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Re: [trinity-users] Re: Re: TOTALLY off-topic - got a puzzle meets dinosaurs

From: Jimmy Johnson <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:27:13 -0700
On 06/19/2018 03:05 PM, William Morder wrote:
> On Sunday 17 June 2018 07:17:54 Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Sunday 17 June 2018 09:46:34 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
>>> Am Sonntag, 17. Juni 2018 schrieb William Morder:
>>>> On Sunday 17 June 2018 06:05:04 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
>>>>> On Sunday 17 June 2018 14.18:43 William Morder wrote:
>>>>>> Every time I use the new KDE Plasma, I get so frustrated that I
>>>>>> want to break something. The same goes for whenever I have to
>>>>>> use other people's computers, especially if they run Windoze or
>>>>>> the rotten Apple; and it's even worse when I have to use a
>>>>>> public computer.
>>>>>> The only thing that worries me is that I am becoming my own
>>>>>> island, which is maybe not so good. I am thinking maybe of
>>>>>> running a virtual box inside my Linux machine, in which I can
>>>>>> run Windoze or the rotten Apple or some other Linux OS, just to
>>>>>> keep up a little with changes that are going on "out there".
>>>>> I could have written this, or most of it. I don't know if it helps
>>>>> knowing you're not alone...
>>>>> Thierry
>>>> The Trinity users list is becoming my entire social life. I also
>>>> wonder if maybe this is not healthy. On the other hand, fewer and
>>>> fewer people "out there" seem to be really sane; and when I must use
>>>> their computers, this worries me even more.
>>>> When I was mostly offline for a few days, trying to migrate from
>>>> Debian to Devuan, I got 44 emails, of which 43 were from the TDE
>>>> mailing list.
>>>> Tomorrow, at any rate, I shall try to make it downstairs, past the
>>>> front desk, beyond the ice machine, and to go outdoors, maybe even
>>>> as far as the library and the farmers market. Also, I need coffee.
>>> Probably the caffein withdrawal is what makes real trouble :-) (just
>>> conted: 4 kg coffee left *phiew*)
>> Must be more than one container then. On this side of the pond, a 3 lb
>> can is a big one, I get nervous when I am down to the last can. For use,
>> that can gets dumped into a smaller plastic can with a handle that works
>> much better for filling the Mr. Coffee for another 12 cups of Gods
>> Blessing.
>> I've been known to have 4 of the big cans on top of the fridge, buying it
>> when its on sale at under 7 dollars a can. Wouldn't want to run out
>> between sales now would we?
>>> Nik
> I, too, shop for the sales, but nowadays I am a coffee snob (thanks to a
> former girlfriend, since about 30 years ago now). I spend at least $30-40
> every month on the stuff. But I only like it strong and black, so at least I
> save money by not needing to adulterate the elixir of enlightenment with
> cream and sugar, etc.

I feel people who put cream and sugar in their coffee do not like 
coffee, plus the cream and sugar will give you stomach problems.

> It's rather an expensive habit, and probably qualifies as an addiction, but
> then as I get older, I have fewer and fewer dependable pleasures, so by that
> measure it's cheap. It also goes well with reading, and a good book is a
> friend for life.
> Bill

When I start reading a Louis LaMoore book I can not put it down, his 
study on American History is one of the best and the way he tells a 
story fascinates me. I have crates full of his books and I have read 
them all, not one of them was a bad story. Many of his story's have been 
made to film.
Jimmy Johnson

Devuan Jessie - TDE Trinity R14.0.4 - AMD A8-7600 - EXT4 at sda2
Registered Linux User #380263