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posted on Mar, 23 2012 @ 05:51 AM
I've been stopping by at least 3-4 times daily for a couple of years now to keep up with the latest news/ideas/trends, and I just want to say hi to all, and thanks for some great conversation starters in my miniscule corner of the world - usually my opening sallies amongst friends/strangers go down like a lead balloon, but there you go. Not everyone has an open mind around here in NZ.

I doubt I could add any erudite comments to many of the discussions I've so far witnessed, but would like to just register my appreciation for the outstanding thought and effort that some members on here have so obviously put into their posts. Naturally these discussions usually devolve into inane nit-picking and sniping from cover within a few pages (my quantum theory is bigger than yours type of stuff). Ho hum.

But still, fascinating nonetheless. I'm interested in everything mentioned on this site, have an open mind and believe less than 0.05% of anything I read.

As for me personally, well I live on a small island at the bottom of the world, don't like being cold, drink too much and like to write software - I fit all these things together by being glued to the net in a sleeping bag with a beer fridge at arm's length (it hit 32 degrees today so I ditched the sleeping bag briefly earlier) and gosh darn it, coding C# and VBA just goes better with a beer at hand when you work from home.

Aaand that's it..Owing to my proclivity for beer, I doubt any future comments will get past the Mods as I have a bad habit of internetting after a few ales and sometimes can get into hot water. Mea Culpa, and sometimes Maxima!

Regardless, best wishes to you all, and thanks!

posted on Mar, 23 2012 @ 06:08 AM
hi there, welcome to the show.

posted on Mar, 23 2012 @ 06:17 AM
reply to post by heavyrock

A man after my own heart although my fridge is a few steps away rather than at arms length. As for being cold, Holland can be quite brutal on the unprotected epidermis in the winter but here and in the UK it is now apparently the warmest March since records started and there hasn't been much winter to speak of either thankfully. It's 14 degrees outside right now and my cat is loving it.

C#? I looked at it once, I think my brain melted. I'll leave the programming to people who understand such complicated and mystifying things.

Enjoy your stay and see you around.

My quantum theory has more strings than yours but it's a knotty mess and best left alone, it can get irritable.

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