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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Keo » Mon 02.11.2008 12:43 am

I feel now its my turn to "tell it how it is", or so i feel. ;)

[personal history, yes it has a point]
To start, Im 20 years old as of now.

Ive been doing web design, programming, technician work and networking now for about 6 years. Had my own operating system in development (too much time), taught myself how to solve a Rubiks cube 2 and 1 handed. Ive been studying Japanese for 2 years, and French, Spanish and Russian for some months now. I'm going to college with an ending goal of either a Masters or Phd in Computer Science.

Im CompTIA A+ certified, and need to take the Microsoft Office Specialist when i can get time to drive 2 hours to a testing location. :/ etc. etc. etc.

My reason for stating all this isn't to boast or "show off". its to show that, through everything i do and have done, knowledge, information, and facts, are the most valuable key that can be attained.

Do you take any exam or test, without any prior knowledge of what its even about? I sure hope not.

The way information is to be taken, also depends on how its worded, and how the receiver chooses to interpret it. Although my opinion I'm sure will vary from many of yours.

Mr. Cash provides information and insight on many topics, in a way that some people feel compelled to complain about. Why? Is it due to his wording? The manner in which he says things? Most of our members here are also younger in age.. It gets tiring hearing people come up with outrageous plans and ideas, on things that havnt even really been thought out or researched. (or at least thats how it reads, by the wording most OPs use :D)

Personally, when someone posts asking for information, they should be able to accept what will be returned. Why make a post if your only going to complain about getting an answer to a question you asked? Sometimes life isnt all about sugar coating. The OP decides to "throw a fit" because of their personal form of understanding. Mr. Cash is simply stating how he feels and his experience / knowledge, and doing so in his personal preference. Is that not what this forum is about?

My life is generally a very happy one, I laugh where there is no reason to, and laugh when there is. Im very optimistic, always looking for the better side of everything. So I have a habit of being able to tell when someone is being pessimist.

Mr. Cash is someone I really look up to and respect highly, and for those to belittle him, simply because he is stating his views, just the same as you all are. Is downright rude. Being different isn't want makes us different, its what makes us special, because of everyone unique posting / reply style of writing. whatever it may be.

So if any others here want to disrespect Mr. Cash because of how he replies to your questions, then all it shows is that you can not properly handle information, and others viewpoints. and really, you have no reason to even be posting here.

Thanks everyone :D
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Kisshu » Mon 02.11.2008 12:44 am

Dannnng, saraLynne. This was supposed ot be a "Thank you" thread to Mr. Cash? Thanks for joining in the effort.

Pay no heed Mr. Cash. You're a cool grumpy old man... if that makes you feel any better.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby ss » Mon 02.11.2008 1:36 am

We all love CASH, who am I to disagree? ;) Image

M Cash is more an asset than a liability. I never miss to read his posts, and yeah, thank you.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby saraLynne » Mon 02.11.2008 2:12 am

I certainly don't disagree SS-san, and I don't consider him a liability.

Regardless of what he prefers ascribe to me, I have received help and correction from him in the past and appreciated it very much.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby ss » Mon 02.11.2008 2:45 am

I certainly don't disagree SS-san, and I don't consider him a liability.


OMG!!! Sara, my post was not direct at anyone, not at you either .... 嘆!!!!!!

Relax and cheers! ^_^

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LOL.....Been busy .... I just have a little free moment at this time, and hardly see Keo's post, so the only thread I responded. I feel so hungry now ... go eat something, bye!
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Dehitay » Mon 02.11.2008 10:37 am

SS, she was simply saying she agrees with you. It's kind of ironic how everybody attacked Sara all of a sudden. After all, her post is exactly the same kind of post that Mike writes all the time. There is no doubt in my mind that Mike is an extremely helpful person. He has a great deal of experience and gives out information that's beneficial to the majority of us. Like he said, he doesn't sugar coat anything which can offend a lot of people. He's mentioned before how annoying people that get offended at the most insignificant thing are, and I agree. But when it happens to you so much, you really have to think about why.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby ss » Mon 02.11.2008 11:05 am

Dehitay, I seriously don’t know what’s happening right now!

I’d been off-line for a couple of days and when I dropped my comment there, Sara out of the blue replied to my post. And why are you writing to me now? I’m totally confused!

>>> But when it happens to you so much, you really have to think about why.

Is this for me? Think about what?
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Dehitay » Mon 02.11.2008 2:26 pm

Actually, only the first sentence was intended for you specifically. I guess I should have put them in 2 paragraphs. I was saying that Sara was agreeing with you in the first part of her post. Then she went on to say thing in general not specifically directed towards you. I meant to do the same thing, but since I put it all in one paragraph, it was even more confusing.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby katafei » Mon 02.11.2008 3:17 pm

I think Mike-san is a bit of an acquired taste ^_^
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Ken Pro » Tue 02.12.2008 12:29 am

Mike Cash wrote:
You're our Roseanne Roseannadanna.


That reference alone gets a thumbs-up.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Mike Cash » Tue 02.12.2008 8:26 am

Dehitay wrote:
But when it happens to you so much, you really have to think about why.


I do have to wonder why, sometimes. After all, there was nothing in either tone or content in my post to the young man asking about translating/interpreting which could possibly give offense. Certainly there was nothing there that any rational person could construe as "crapping" on him. And, as best I can tell, he himself didn't find it offensive. I don't mind when people I've ticked off take exception to it themselves, but I can't understand the mindset of someone whose life slogan seems to be, "I take offense so you don't have to".
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 02.12.2008 10:11 am

This may have been the part that people thought would be offensive:
What 3-4 languages are you fluent in?

I've encountered just oodles and oodles of high school kids who have the intent to become fluent/proficient in Japanese by the time they graduate. There seems to be a shortage of those who have anything resembling a plan for actually doing so, however. What's yours?


If you interpret these questions as sarcastic and rhetorical, it can look like you're basically saying "Give up, you'll never do it." The use of sarcasm has risen so much lately (I think) that it's hard to use challenging questions of this sort without people interpreting them as sarcastic, especially on the Internet.

Combine that with the idea some people have that anyone expressing a dream or goal should be encouraged, and not challenged or questioned in any way, and I suppose somebody could take the previous part as offensive.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Xurma » Tue 02.12.2008 3:49 pm

It's nice to see how people react to the straightforwardness. I don't think that things should be sugarcoated, even in worst cases.
Some people nowadays don't like strict and straightforward responses. Those responses may often have a little pessimistic attitude, and that hidden "Give up"- message in them.

I have given straightforward answers to questions in real life, and some people say that I'm too mean because of that. I think that the best thing is to know the very truth about something, unless it's a life & death question. Strict answers may set someone back a little, but they will understand, probably.

Sorry, my English is a little bit weird and I always have trouble when putting my thoughts into words. :)
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Simon86 » Tue 02.12.2008 3:52 pm

This is nothing more than an apologetic thread.
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RE: A thank you to Mr. Cash and everyone

Postby Keo » Tue 02.12.2008 4:33 pm

*nothing more* Simon? If i recall typing, and reading, there are some thanks yous to Mr. Cash in this thread. There is also many responses about various styles of speech. You might want to check again. ;)
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