[volunteers] (forw) Re: [offlist] Californians: check your voter registration today election notes

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed May 25 00:18:49 PDT 2016


Well. I now know what to recommend to M. Robinson in the event he does
apologize. Behold:
http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/lede-dev/2016-May/000799.html
(Feel free to forward this back to the list.)

On Mon, 2016-05-23 at 23:52 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> What the heck:  Adding to the record.
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> -----
> 
> Date: Mon, 23 May 2016 23:50:34 -0700
> From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> To: Jesse Monroy <jesse650 at gmail.com>
> Cc: Marc MERLIN <marc at merlins.org>
> Subject: Re: [offlist] Californians: check your voter registration today
> 	election notes
> Organization: If you lived here, you'd be $HOME already.
> 
> [offlist:]
> 
> Quoting Jesse Monroy (jesse650 at gmail.com):
> 
> > I apologize to the mailing list for opening this can of worms.
> 
> I appreciate your courtesy in saying this.
> 
> To run with your metaphor, you opened the can of worms, Marc objected to
> worms inappropriately wandering around the room, and I arrived citing
> listadmin authority, crammed the worms back into the can, and sealed it
> with a label saying 'Do not reopen without explicit permssion of the
> listadmin.'
> 
> Mr. Robinson then saw the can with its listadmin seal, decided it would
> be fun to ignore the listadmin, pried the can open, threw a cherry bomb
> into the reopened can, and got exploded worm guts all over everyone.
> 
> He is now provisionally banned pending an unreserved and unqualified
> public apology to the Volunteers list that I figure he's astronomically
> unlikely to post (because he's a self-righteous narcissist) -- without
> which his ban becomes permanent on June 6th.  Happy ending.
> 
> And _those_, sir, are the giant economy sized jackboots.
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----





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