Thread: Driveby ***???
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Old January 8, 2010, 12:59 PM   #9
Evan Thomas
Join Date: July 7, 2008
Location: Upper midwest
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Originally Posted by TheTomcat
Well, whatever. I really dont have time to get all the PC info on a site. <snip>
...And many of us have neither the time nor the motivation to look at random links just because someone says "Check this out!"

Quite apart from the security issues BillCA points out, don't you think it might just be good manners to give folks some idea of why you think it would be worth "checking out" and then discussing the content of a site you link to?

The discussion is sort of the point around here, after all, and drive-by links to videos and such usually lead to a bunch of comments on the order of "LOL," "ROTFL," or "What an idiot!" -- so it all ends up being a waste of bandwidth, IMO.
Never let anything mechanical know you're in a hurry.

Last edited by Evan Thomas; January 9, 2010 at 01:22 PM. Reason: removed an unneeded qualifier. :)
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