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Ion Saliu

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 1, 2016 3:22 PM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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“HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer” means FREE ADVERTISING to a rival writer. There is no BAD advertising — there is ONLY advertising.

My blogging life started in the year of grace 1998. I’ve met HORRIBLY MEAN rivals in the fields of mathematics, gambling, programming, philosophy…

I still have online pages reflecting my “virtual fights”. Some rivals were absolutely mean — but they all HELPED my case. They directed many more visitors to my website and writings. Overall, people are reasonable. They know how to use their minds and make up their own honest opinions. I’ve never been afraid of bad advertising.

My regret now is that the vast majority of HORRIBLY MEAN rivals don’t even mention my name anymore! My name is taboo, they say: “There is no BAD advertising — there is ONLY advertising.”

You can read just one sample of a HORRIBLY MEAN rival who fought for many years to takedown my website. He succeeded for a couple of weeks in 2014. He did the same thing to another “rival”. Our websites are still online and the HORRIBLY MEAN rival “contributed” advertising fuel…

http://saliu.com/gambling-fights.html

Ion Saliu
“A good man is an axiomatic man; an axiomatic man is a happy man. Be axiomatic!”
Ned Kelly

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 1, 2016 4:57 PM   in response to: Ion Saliu in response to: Ion Saliu
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I had a sports car once with an axiomatic transmission.

I recently bought a Mitsubishi with an enigmatic transmission - which is superior to an axiomatic transmission, the only problem being you can never tell what gear it's in.

Cheers

Ned
jm14

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 1, 2016 5:40 PM   in response to: Ned Kelly in response to: Ned Kelly
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You need to intuit that. That's a requirement with enigmatic transmissions.
Strangelove

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 1, 2016 10:10 PM   in response to: Ion Saliu in response to: Ion Saliu
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You can read just one sample of a HORRIBLY MEAN rival who fought for many years to takedown my website. He succeeded for a couple of weeks in 2014. He did the same thing to another “rival”. Our websites are still online and the HORRIBLY MEAN rival “contributed” advertising fuel…

http://saliu.com/gambling-fights.html

Ion Saliu
“A good man is an axiomatic man; an axiomatic man is a happy man. Be axiomatic!”


Ion - I've read your theory and it's full of B/S. You should get together with Edgar and create an artificially intelligent gambling system....
Aaron James Fra...

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 2, 2016 1:10 AM   in response to: Ned Kelly in response to: Ned Kelly
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Hands down, best joke on this forum so far.
Ion Saliu

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 2, 2016 9:31 AM   in response to: Ned Kelly in response to: Ned Kelly
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Good joke, automatic one! Stay away from any manual transmission model!
Ion Saliu

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Posted: Jun 2, 2016 9:33 AM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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“I've read your theory and it's full of B/S.”

The B/S is in the head of the beholder. Or, they still call it jealousy?

There is a fundamental formula of The_Everything_Ruled_By_Randomness. And — a formula is a formula is a formula. Some invoke the B/S and claim that there are no formulas in randomness. And I sez: “The mathematician without a formula is like the wagon without a horse: “The clouds will shade, the sun will blade, the rain will degrade, the snow will fade… out.”

http://saliu.com/censorship.html

Therefore, you should never consider gambling: It relies on formulae, not B/S.

Ion Saliu
“A good man is an axiomatic man; an axiomatic man is a happy man. Be axiomatic!”

Ion Saliu

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 2, 2016 9:51 AM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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Dr Strangelove:

Your post is the definition of the Freudian twist of tongue. You describe yourself as a “HORRIBLY MEAN rival”. It is your way of venting. Your replies to other posters’ replies tell the story:

“So they do. But your reasoning is flawed. See if anyone can pick it...”
“The Look Inside is the first 10% of the book. The review could be referring to a chapter that is further into the book, so your theory is Busted.”
“Awwwwwww... Come on. I wanted you to banter back with me. And it's no fun if I have to explain.”
“I've read your theory and it's full of B/S.”

Dr Strangelove, don’t ride bombs. You better follow Ned Kelly’s advice and drive a car with enigmatic transmission. Speaking of war words…

http://saliu.com/bbs/messages/enigma-permutations.html
Ned Kelly

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 2, 2016 3:36 PM   in response to: Aaron James Fra... in response to: Aaron James Fra...
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Aaron James Francis wrote:
Hands down, best joke on this forum so far.

Thanks James - in my youth we had plenty of practice with renaming transmissions here in Australia. In the 60's autos were new...and the failure rate was high. We had such things as the Hydramatic Transmission which became the Highly Dramatic Transmission and the Tri-Matic Transmission which naturally morphed into the Traumatic Transmission because of it's tendency to slip into reverse while cruising. There were others too that I forget and I'm sure many out there will recall.

Cheers

Ned

Ralph E Vaughan

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 3, 2016 6:21 AM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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Strangelove wrote:

You can read just one sample of a HORRIBLY MEAN rival who fought for many years to takedown my website. He succeeded for a couple of weeks in 2014. He did the same thing to another “rival”. Our websites are still online and the HORRIBLY MEAN rival “contributed” advertising fuel…

http://saliu.com/gambling-fights.html

Ion Saliu
“A good man is an axiomatic man; an axiomatic man is a happy man. Be axiomatic!”

Ion - I've read your theory and it's full of B/S. You should get together with Edgar and create an artificially intelligent gambling system....


Strangelove,
Interesting suggestion. I suspect Ion may be Edgar's long-lost Siamese twin.
Ion Saliu

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 3, 2016 8:34 AM   in response to: Ned Kelly in response to: Ned Kelly
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Interesting thingy ‘bout Austreyelia. The land of true Ned Kelly was founded by all manners of convicts. Still, the Austreyelians have an uncanny sense of humo(u)r. Admirable example… for example, to Islam-chained humans: You can go far and high, no matter where you start. The driving transmission is mainly manual.
Strangelove

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Jun 3, 2016 6:28 PM   in response to: 10blade in response to: 10blade
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deviated preverts.

As Wing Commander Mandrake said to Major Bat Guano...
janni2525

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Aug 22, 2016 4:34 PM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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Edited by: janni2525 on Dec 20, 2016 8:50 AM
STEPHEN W BENNETT

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Dec 20, 2016 5:06 PM   in response to: Mary Peebels in response to: Mary Peebels
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Mary Peebels wrote:
And what? You aren't going to tell US the name of the book?

"How I met my wife?"
uncle1282

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Re: How to be HORRIBLY MEAN to a rival writer
Posted: Dec 21, 2016 11:14 AM   in response to: Strangelove in response to: Strangelove
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The phrase "Horribly Mean" is redundant. Mean IS horrible. Why not say how to be evil to a rival writer. But wait -- what does a writer do that makes him a "rival?" Is this some kind of a literary race where one has to bash others seen as competitors? (which they're not)

Ah well, language -- that's the problem. Finding the right word, right phrase, avoiding literal anal scribblers.
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