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#1 Bluie

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Posted 18 April 2004 - 03:15 PM

Like it muchly. Hope more people migrate in.

Please do not add any more separate forums. There are so many now it will be a wonder to keep track of them all. Am almost finished reading all the posts. Glad to discover you while you are realtively new.

Haven't made it through all the tutorials yet. But what I have seen sure looks good.

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Posted 18 April 2004 - 05:47 PM

Glad you like the forums. I plan on maybe making one more forum for Tips & Tricks for people to post a tip or trick in, and for bleeping computer to post a tip a day (or at least try to).

What do people think about that?

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Posted 19 April 2004 - 11:49 AM

I plan on maybe making one more forum for Tips & Tricks for people to post a tip or trick in, and for bleeping computer to post a tip a day (or at least try to).

What do people think about that?



I think that's an excellent idea! :thumbsup: IMHO it would make BC even more attractive to novices & those that have been using computers for a while but don't realize there are different, sometimes better, ways to do things.
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#4 Bluie

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Posted 19 April 2004 - 02:29 PM

Ok Ok one more :flowers: Tips is a great idea.

Also like the Definitions in the top corner. But must register a complaint about circular definitions. Ie: "protocol is a protocol" or a "blogger is one who blogs". You have been reading too many MS Help articles. Remember you are aiming this at tyros (yes, I love tht word in case you had not noticed) :thumbsup: when you KISS Keep it short and simple but be thorough.

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Posted 19 April 2004 - 02:49 PM

Also like the Definitions in the top corner. But must register a complaint about circular definitions. Ie: "protocol is a protocol" or a "blogger is one who blogs". You have been reading too many MS Help articles.

Sheesh I didnt even realize I did that. I am going to have to scan through all the definitions and find those types of definitions.

Thanks for pointing it out to me.

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 10:10 AM

  Remember you are aiming this at tyros (yes, I love tht word in case you had not noticed)

What excactly is ...Tyros? :thumbsup:
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 11:11 AM

Good Morning Scarlet A tyro is a beginner or a newbie. There was already a really great word without creating a bastardized form of an adjective. But then language is dynamic and changes all the time. Another good one is a neophyte. But tyro is shorter to type.

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 11:17 AM

Good morning to you too. I thought so. Just wasnt quite sure. Tyro...I like that as opposed to...newbie. I must say that I agree with you completely.

Edited by scarlett, 14 September 2004 - 11:27 AM.

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 01:08 PM

Another good one is a neophyte



I always liked that one 'cause it sounds like "one new to the fight" and that describes learning malware removal to a "T" :thumbsup:
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 01:57 PM

A tyro, which is from medieval Latin for squire( or recruit) is a beginner learner in something.
The original, and preferred meaning of neophyte (from the Greek for newly planted, then through Late Latin), is a recent convert to a belief. Hence its historical religious usage in the Roman Catholic church. Only secondarily is it close to meaning a novice.

Languages may change, but it is important to maintain such distinctions, or we will all end up using 600 words for every concept under the sun. And language defines how we interpret the world.

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Edited by jgweed, 14 September 2004 - 01:58 PM.

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one should be silent.

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Posted 14 September 2004 - 02:25 PM

There is a whole section for Tips already, nicely categorized.
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Posted 14 September 2004 - 03:00 PM

Languages may change, but it is important to maintain such distinctions, or we will all end up using 600 words for every concept under the sun. And language defines how we interpret the world.



I almost said "amen" in response (too religious)
Then I thought "I'll second that" (too political)
The confusion that exists for concepts under the sun certainly might apply to computer terminology, I continued to think... (merely a technical difficulty, perhaps)


I'll settle for "I agree" I might someday say, "How in the world did you ykutz-dot-exe that, for pete's sake?" as a definitive statement of incredulity :thumbsup:
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