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  1. Lambda

    Lambda Still Fresh

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    I was scared that ED would escape with my money and never be heard from again!

    Which makes me think: Paying someone who calls himself evil in advance might not be a good course of action.

    Why does ED call himself evil even though he needs people to trust him and pay him in advance? Is this some kind of reverse psychology marketing?
     
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  2. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Good question, he was going to explain the origin of his handle in the recent Q&A stream, but as I recall he only explained where the dragon bit came from. Probably I wasn't paying enough attention.

    On his shop and so on he only refers to himself using his real name. He uses the EvilDragon handle here and on IRC, but in those places it's tranditional not to use real names.

    Thinking on that, is it a good idea for me to reply to an unnamed placeholder construct?

    Was the shop down as well? I didn't check that, but yeah it was a planned upgrade announced in advance (although the boards took longer than I'd expected to come back, and the mailing list archives only came back a few hours ago).
     
  3. TrashyMG

    TrashyMG Sarcasm Dispenser Staff Member

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    Server migration, things were down for a bit.
     
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    ClockworkCoder Chaotic Neutral

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    I think the evil bit is because he's a 'heathen'. Can't find in the video where he mentions it, but religion was mentioned.
     
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    EvilDragon Administrator Staff Member

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    It wasn't even really down, it was mostly due to DNS updates why it was down longer for some :)
     
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  6. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Erk, I just got a server maintenance 503 error when trying to like that post. Guess it was an old cache somewhere down the line though, cos on a second attempt it went through fine.
     
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    Yep he said in the video that his religion teachers said listening to rock music was evil and he did that so he was necessarily evil... If they said so and he says so, who am I to go against a dragon, and an evil one at that...?
     
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    He talks about it for 3-4 minutes :)
     
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  10. ible

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    SONY is the best!!
     
  12. FBnil

    FBnil What is laugh? Baby don't hurt me....

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    In that light, should we trust Lambda?

    Most all corporations have very innocuous names.
    "santo" is "saint" in Spanish... So you have: MonSanto (saint hill), Haliburton,
    Bayer, McDonalds, Central Bank, Apple, Sony, Google, Microsoft, Starbucks, FB, etc.

    Even persons have nice names and faces, even though they are bad people:
    Thomas Edison, Henry McCarty, Barry, Benjamin, etc.

    Or they have bad names, like Fuk Yu but are nice people.

    Don't judge a book by it's cover. Look at their deeds first.
     
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