MikeyB
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In heaven complaining about hell
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11 votes

Instead of beeing harsh, (much as I joke, I do agree with the others. This is not a place to have a conversation, stick with the answering. If you don't have enough rep to comment, get some).

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Christmas Hats 2013 Edition!
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Merry Christmas, @Basil!

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Christmas Hats 2013 Edition!
1 votes

I have a hat on my head!

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Why was my question on high-performance-networking put on hold?
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It's an awful question. You have GigE and are complaining that you can't download at 100MBps from some random site? Please. Listen buddy, the Internet is the Wild West. You have NO IDEA what's going ...

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Creating a canonical "A: Hire a professional" question
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This is not a good idea. We have enough of a problem with being snippy around here without being able to rattle off a 'U NOOB! HIRE A SYSADMIN!' with a link to a canonical answer saying so. That is ...

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BOFH Gravatar Week - Let's keep going!
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Why can't I find chat button link on server faults like its in Stack overflow?
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7 votes

Welcome to Server Fault! You may be… disappointed by the often non-server-related topics on ServerFault chat. ;) You'll also need rep on the main site before you can talk in chat. Please ask a good ...

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Are problems that turned out to be typos "Not a Real Question"?
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How to solve authentication error in sendmail relay through gmail It may be NARQ, but this may actually be useful to people in the future. "Hmm… this person's problem was solved by double-checking ...

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The [windows-server-2008] tag is a mess. Let the manual retagging begin!
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Is it possible to put a Supercollider notification in place for those questions? That may shift some of the burden to the asker of the question. Even if just helps on a few hundred, that would be a ...

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What's off-topic; anything in a home setting, or anything that was designed for home use?
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One important point that a lot of us seem to be completely missing is: Sysadmins do NOT always have the luxury of choosing the hardware/software! It certainly is nice to be able to choose the best ...

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Update your Gravatars in repsonse to SOPA/PIPA?
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Here is a handy overlay (the one I used for my gravatar, should you choose to use it.

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It's Santa Time!
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For your consideration, I offer up two:

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Can we black hole the "errors" tag?
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Yes we can! http://i43.tower.com/images/mm106974005/bob-builder-yes-we-can-dvd-cover-art.jpg

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tired of having questions closed -- please refine your FAQ
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No, that is an invalid assumption. If I ask a question about configuring IPv6 on my corporate network and whether my subnetting/address assignment/whatever makes sense, that is on topic. If I ask a ...

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Reputation Loss
1 votes

Looks like a temporary ban - did you do something which could be construed as obnoxious? https://serverfault.com/users/93722/richardp?tab=reputation shows your reputation history - looks like it's ...

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Free LOPSA Memberships
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I'd be interested in joining. Canada ho!

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Change or retract a vote to close
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There are as well those cases where a question is edited to make it (IMNSHO) generic and applicable to the site, for instance: https://serverfault.com/questions/226721/prevent-poweroff-on-debian-when-...

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