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#1 2015-11-15 07:59:17

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BunsenLabs quotes

In the spirit of ohnonot's crunchbang fortune package ftw!-thread, lets collect here the gems that appear in BL forums.

Collection of quotes

User ohnonot maintains a collection of Crunchbang and Bunsenlabs related quotes at
https://framagit.org/ohnonot and
https://notabug.org/ohnonot/fortune-mod-cbbl
Collection can be used with fortune program. Read instructions on notabug page.

Adding a quote in this thread

Please

  1. clip the quote you want to appear in collection,

  2. remember to add author's username,

  3. attach also precise link to the actual post.

Example of complete link:

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic.php?pid=8086#p8086

Note the part after question mark. That is the identification number of that particular post. Click time label over the post to see PID.


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I'm very much in favor of snappy, sharp one-liners (in awebb style), but today bronto's lengthy explanation caught my eye:
https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 8029#p8029

brontosaurusrex wrote:

About the xy problem, quoting

User doesn't know how to do X, but thinks they can fumble their way to a solution if they can just manage to do Y.

I don't really find that particularity interesting or funny, I would call that the default human behavior and the solution (when found) will:
- prevent future me to behave in the same way, so in itself is a (long-term) solution.
- doing Y did a lot of important discoveries (where X was declared uninteresting at the end)
- doing Y will/may raise common know-how
- doing Y will prevent dogmatic (single book) behaviors
- the direct solution to X (generally accepted dogma) may be so stupid, that it actually needs a better way with Y in between
- I could find a lot more here

Conclusion: xy problem does need a rewrite, since it misses the actual problem, heh tongue

By the way, ohnonot, how's the fortune package doing?

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#2 2015-11-15 08:21:15

pvsage
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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 8085#p8085

nore wrote:

now I can leave yet another (new!) axe behind the dresser and sit in my rocking chair by the fire playing with conky

Wasn't there a signature similar to this at the CrunchBang forum?
EDIT:  Ah yes, it was in unia's signature and attributed to Carlos Torres.  Still a good quote though.

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#3 2015-11-15 09:21:10

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

i am right now in the process of revamping the fortune-mod-crunchbang repo.
question is, should we just continue letting it grow or should we make a seperate forune-mod-bunsenlabs package?
imho, i could rename the current repo (e.g. fortune-mod-bl-cb) and continue letting it grow.

PS:
is it possible to let other users contribute directly to the (any, really) git repo, in a way that i have to approve them only the first time, after which they can continue contributing freely?

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#4 2015-11-15 12:59:40

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

ok, revamped.

i have not added any cookies from this thread, yet, and only one or two more from #! forums.
i wrote a script that makes the files and optionally installs them.

pretty-please, answer me soon as per previous post.
personally, i'd like to go ahead with the new combined bl-cb fortunes.  glasses

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#5 2015-11-15 13:13:07

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

ohnonot wrote:

]should we make a seperate forune-mod-bunsenlabs package?

I guess it's up to you as the maintainer to decide, where you want to go with the CB fortune. I'd vote for separate packs, because CrunchBang forum was another time, another place in cyberspace.
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pvsage, I suppose you are thinking about a quote that hase been going around at least in Arch and CB forums inside Unias's signature: "If you can't sit by a cozy fire with your code in hand enjoying its simplicity and clarity, it ne"eds more work. --Carlos Torres"

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edit:

ohnonot wrote:

personally, i'd like to go ahead with the new combined bl-cb fortunes.

Go ahead, ohnonot, it's the same congregation after all.

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#6 2015-11-15 13:29:18

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 8102#p8102

Sector11 wrote:

My forgetter is getting worse., that's good.

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 7938#p7938

glittersloth wrote:

What?! No coloured WASD keys? The dudebro-murica-fuck-yeah gamers would tar and feather you!!

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 7288#p7288

glittersloth wrote:

I mean, as a kid/teen growing up, how the hell was I supposed to get into the mood for learning with a punyhamsterfuckin Bunsen burner compared to something like, say, a Cosworth V8 or something?!!

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 6738#p6738

glittersloth wrote:

Was that your kidney stone I just heard?

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#7 2015-11-18 07:18:35

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

All right, for lack of opinion i just went ahead and combined the crunchbang fortune repo with bunsenlabs cookies, and called it:

https://github.com/ohnonot/fortune-mod-cbbl

it doesn't roll off the tongue as nicely, but it's less typing  angel

i added the cookies from this thread plus this one  big_smile

keep 'em coming, both from here or if you find more gems on the old crunchbang forums!

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#8 2015-11-18 08:45:11

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

Wow, /mua being quoted smile

From arch vs debian thread:

Arch Linux has a prettier website. Apart from that they're the same.
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#9 2016-01-13 18:49:39

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

i added a few more cookies; not much, still each and every input is appreciated (anybody still visit crunchbang.org/forums?).

check it out - i renamed it to fortune-mod-cbbl (the link to the old name still works - the repo is the same, one can rename repos on github).

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#10 2016-01-13 22:06:54

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

Be sure to add the part you put in italics here.


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#11 2016-01-13 23:00:36

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

One of @nore's himself: https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 098#p15098

nore wrote:

"If you want to proceed, hit the screen with your fist."


Be Excellent to Each Other...

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#12 2016-01-14 06:49:04

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

^ added.

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#13 2016-02-22 14:51:32

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

nore wrote:

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 8102#p8102

Sector11 wrote:

My forgetter is getting worse, that's good.

Bummer - that link doesn't work ... but I remember saying it.  smile
It's a misquote of the original found here
... and quoted here for convenience:

Sector11 wrote:

hehehehehe ... as an old dearly departed friend use to say:

Linda Davis said:

I don't make typos!  The keys move around on the keyboard to confuse me!

She's the same lady that gave me:

My forgetter is getting better!

And over the past twenty or so years since she passed away, I have adopted them, because they fit me soooooo well!

EDIT:  Maybe this can be added to the next ISO?  I'm a noob, not sure if it's possible.

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#14 2016-02-22 23:29:14

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

"My forgetter is getting worse" is already in the file.
guess you forgot about it?
devil

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#15 2016-02-23 04:20:52

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 620#p19620

twoion wrote:

So I wasn't wrong with my impression that hot coffee is always hot enough to reflow circuit boards :^)

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#16 2016-02-28 13:48:41

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 2695#p2695

Bearded_Blunder wrote:

When debian say "older machines" they mean "ancient".


The servant lifted off a kind of ottoman a long peacock-blue drapery, rather of the nature of a domino, on the front of which was emblazoned a large golden sun, and which was splashed here and there with flaming stars and crescents. “You’re to be dressed as Thursday, sir,” said the valet somewhat affably.

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#17 2016-03-02 06:07:23

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

i have accumaulated a few quotes, time for a new commit.
check it out.
something weird happened because i had a wrong file in the repo directory; if it doesn't work please let me know.

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#18 2016-03-10 06:32:32

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

New commit.
keep'em coming!

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#19 2016-03-16 16:37:43

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 038#p22038

pvsage wrote:

If someone can point me to a study on touch typing with virtual keyboards that shows a better wpm vs. tpyo rate (typo intentional) over physical keyboards, please point me to it and I'll gladly buy a hat so that I can eat my hat.

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#20 2016-03-20 14:17:36

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 386#p22386

Sector11 wrote:

Guys guys ... please.  Sit back and OHM OHM OHM!


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#21 2016-03-25 07:01:33

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#22 2016-03-26 06:15:47

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

** Posting this more for me so it is easy find after Alzheimer's, Old Fart Disease, CRS, and Dementia kicks in later.

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#23 2016-03-26 07:11:14

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

^That one counts as a quote. big_smile

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#24 2016-03-26 07:15:12

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 818#p22818

lowrider wrote:

dd the wrong drive, gone a sh**load of photos. No talkin for 2 weeks and no sex for 6 weeks. Does that count?

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#25 2016-03-26 07:42:57

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Re: BunsenLabs quotes

nore wrote:

https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic … 818#p22818

lowrider wrote:

dd the wrong drive, gone a sh**load of photos. No talkin for 2 weeks and no sex for 6 weeks. Does that count?

Wonder if he was quoted those terms and conditions right after the incident.


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