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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2012, 05:32:59 PM »
Hi bob3160,

Well at least now we know what position ManyQs holds and what her favourite hobby horse is. So much for clarity and as I said before on other occasions and in other threads where she reacted I think avast is not the right platform to ride this hobby horse of hers,

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2012, 05:45:31 PM »
This isn't ManyQ's thread.  ;)
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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2012, 07:11:51 PM »
Please don't go totally into outer space.
This post wasn't started for you to go into your personal philosophy.

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2012, 08:02:42 PM »
Please don't go totally into outer space.
This post wasn't started for you to go into your personal philosophy.
Amen to that.  :)
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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2012, 03:17:37 AM »
It would appear that personal attacks are quite okay in this thread.  And given the members that are conducting such personal attacks, it must be okay anywhere in/on this forum, right?  I was not aware of that little detail about this forum.  Thank you for educating me.  I'll see if I can be like you folks and cast aspersions upon a member's character when I don't like what someone posts.

But now I suppose you all will have some way to state that indicating someone's post is "totally into outer space" is not cruel, or mean, or nasty.  That is just kind and understanding English.

Oh yes, and a response to one post about how safe Chrome is then makes me so off-topic it is worthy of a warning from one of you elite folks.  Then a response to a link about privacy is then worthy of another warning about it not being my thread, thus meaning off-topic.  No such barbs aimed at the other two members.  Only me.  Yes, that's very nice and fair and reasonable.

The funny thing is the OP is actually complaining about an Avast company policy related to a Google, Inc. product and is not asking any questions.  I was the first to ask a question.  I was not the first to start into opinions about the Google product the OP clearly doesn't want.

Oh, and I must remember that with the elite on this site privacy is a bygone notion and expounding upon its value is only worthy of scorn.

Yes, at least we now know, as one of you wrote.

But it's odd that casting barbs at me is okay, but nobody disputed that the opt-out instead of the opt-in at this company is mandated by Google, Inc.  You can't cast doubt upon that statement so you will just shoot the messenger.  Yep, we know that technique.  It's become quite common these days.  Unlike me you folks are in tune with the times.  Be nasty.  It's acceptable now.

And being in outer space is weird English.  Where is inner space?  Space is space, my friend.  But you knew that, right?

And I decided you might wish to see how far out into space I am:

http://www.wired.com/politics/law/news/1999/01/17538

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The chief executive officer of Sun Microsystems said Monday that consumer privacy issues are a "red herring."
"You have zero privacy anyway," Scott McNealy told a group of reporters and analysts Monday night at an event to launch his company's new Jini technology.

"Get over it."

McNealy's comments came only hours after competitor Intel (INTC) reversed course under pressure and disabled identification features in its forthcoming Pentium III chip.

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I apologize, because the comments were made much longer ago than I had remembered.  More than ten years ago.  But us folks that are not in touch with reality on this planet tend to lose track of time.  Sorry about that.


EDIT to fix punctuation.
« Last Edit: November 18, 2012, 03:21:18 AM by ManyQs »

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #20 on: November 18, 2012, 04:04:48 AM »
It would appear that personal attacks are quite okay in this thread.  And given the members that are conducting such personal attacks, it must be okay anywhere in/on this forum, right?  I was not aware of that little detail about this forum.  Thank you for educating me.  I'll see if I can be like you folks and cast aspersions upon a member's character when I don't like what someone posts.

But now I suppose you all will have some way to state that indicating someone's post is "totally into outer space" is not cruel, or mean, or nasty.  That is just kind and understanding English.

Oh yes, and a response to one post about how safe Chrome is then makes me so off-topic it is worthy of a warning from one of you elite folks.  Then a response to a link about privacy is then worthy of another warning about it not being my thread, thus meaning off-topic.  No such barbs aimed at the other two members.  Only me.  Yes, that's very nice and fair and reasonable.

The funny thing is the OP is actually complaining about an Avast company policy related to a Google, Inc. product and is not asking any questions.  I was the first to ask a question.  I was not the first to start into opinions about the Google product the OP clearly doesn't want.

Oh, and I must remember that with the elite on this site privacy is a bygone notion and expounding upon its value is only worthy of scorn.

Yes, at least we now know, as one of you wrote.

But it's odd that casting barbs at me is okay, but nobody disputed that the opt-out instead of the opt-in at this company is mandated by Google, Inc.  You can't cast doubt upon that statement so you will just shoot the messenger.  Yep, we know that technique.  It's become quite common these days.  Unlike me you folks are in tune with the times.  Be nasty.  It's acceptable now.

And being in outer space is weird English.  Where is inner space?  Space is space, my friend.  But you knew that, right?

And I decided you might wish to see how far out into space I am:

http://www.wired.com/politics/law/news/1999/01/17538

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The chief executive officer of Sun Microsystems said Monday that consumer privacy issues are a "red herring."
"You have zero privacy anyway," Scott McNealy told a group of reporters and analysts Monday night at an event to launch his company's new Jini technology.

"Get over it."

McNealy's comments came only hours after competitor Intel (INTC) reversed course under pressure and disabled identification features in its forthcoming Pentium III chip.

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I apologize, because the comments were made much longer ago than I had remembered.  More than ten years ago.  But us folks that are not in touch with reality on this planet tend to lose track of time.  Sorry about that.


EDIT to fix punctuation.


Personal attacks? I don't see this at all. Don't you think this may be a little overdramatic? I do see  posts that probably weren't necessary and do absolutely nothing to help the original poster or to keep things on topic.

I also see posts where the intent was meant to keep things on topic.

In several threads you voice privacy concerns. If you wish to discuss privacy issues then why not create your own topic and discuss it there? Hijacking someone's thread for your own personal agenda is rather rude.

It's a matter of common courtesy and forum etiquette.
« Last Edit: November 18, 2012, 04:08:44 AM by Charyb »

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #21 on: November 18, 2012, 04:40:18 AM »
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Please don't go totally into outer space.

You don't see that as an attack upon me.  I am being overdramatic by thinking it is a personal attack on me.

And we now add that I have been rude.

Did I start with the opinions in this thread?

Did I post the only substantive response to the OP?  By which I mean does anyone here have a clue what popup the OP was referring to?

Well, I'll just take my rude arse over to the corner where it seems you members of that elite club wish for me to be.

By the way, where might I be allowed to start a thread on Net privacy concerns?  There's no forum/sub-forum for that. 

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #22 on: November 18, 2012, 05:10:12 AM »
By the way, where might I be allowed to start a thread on Net privacy concerns?  There's no forum/sub-forum for that.

The general forum.

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2012, 04:26:32 PM »
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Please don't go totally into outer space.

You don't see that as an attack upon me.  I am being overdramatic by thinking it is a personal attack on me.
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It was an attempt to keep this thread on topic which you still seem to have a problem doing.
(Personal attacks are best done face to face and are meaningless in an open forum. Certainly not something I have done.)
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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2012, 04:49:35 PM »
Well I cannot see why ManyQ does not do something positive with her complaints. It is good to make others aware of the fact that the modern Internet will create various privacy concerns. It also is legit to question Google's privacy policy and what they seem fit to do with the giant private data bomb they are sitting on. But all this does not change one jota on the given situation. For instance the return of the "scroogle" search service that was discontinued could help. Webproxies won't help because they also use full data retention. What are the alternatives as almost every site uses Google Analytics for tracking?
But then I do not hear ManyQ to come up with privacy neutral alternatives that won't feed BigBro's demands.....

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2012, 05:03:54 PM »
Unfortunately none of this has anything to do with the original post made by William8004.  :(
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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2012, 05:21:48 PM »
Hi bob3160,

Agree with you there that the thread was being hijacked period. I just ventilated that I cannot imagine why ManyQs does not start a thread of her own in the general forum section and does continue breaking in to existing threads to ventilate on her "allergies".

And in my previous post in this hijacked thread I said that when she breaks in she does not offer any upbuilding criticism, only gives us negativistic rants.

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2012, 05:34:51 PM »
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Please don't go totally into outer space.

You don't see that as an attack upon me.  I am being overdramatic by thinking it is a personal attack on me.
(snip)
It was an attempt to keep this thread on topic which you still seem to have a problem doing.
(Personal attacks are best done face to face and are meaningless in an open forum. Certainly not something I have done.)

"Certainly not something I have done."

I'm trying very hard to figure out how that -- "Please don't go totally into outer space." -- I'm trying very hard to figure out how that is considered polite use of the English language.  Am studying it very hard. 

I'll keep working on it. 

Then when I have figured that use of the English language and its politeness in the Englsih language I'll try and figure out why that link that was posted by one of the members of the elite here was not off-topic.  That link I responded to but my response was the only off-topic part of that exchange/discussion.  Before my response it was just fine for this thread.  Maybe only the elite here can do that sort of stuff.  Like the elite here are the only ones allowed to insult other members.

Oh heck, my mistake again.  That wasn't an insult.  Nor a personal attack.  That is the way the elite talk down to the lower ranks on this board.  And if the lower ranks talk back then they are really out of line and need to be slapped down by as many of the elite as possible that can be talked into firing barbs of indignation at that out-of-line lower ranking member.  The system here is quite clear and I will try very hard to fall into line.

But first I have to go look at my profile and see what gender I entered in whatever part of the profile that has someone ...

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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2012, 06:10:03 PM »
No need to fall into line. Just stay on topic.  :)
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Re: Google Chrome
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2012, 07:02:17 PM »
@ ManyQs
I think that you have a reasonable grasp of English given the sarcasm in your signature.

So I would have thought that you would have grasped that the "Please don't go totally into outer space." remark was plain enough in relation previous comments about your dragging the topic 'off-topic,' e.g. please stay on-topic.
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