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Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-25 21:05
by fsmithred
Can you at least pin it for a few days before letting it sink into oblivion?

Thanks.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-25 21:13
by dasein
Wholeheartedly agreed.

For those who find themselves unsure about what "it" is: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=133246

Keeping this thread alive is a less-than-ideal alternative, but hey, it's something.

(See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect)

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-25 23:58
by HuangLao
As a Slacker that also likes Debian I also think this announcement should be pinned, stuck/stick whatever. Did the OP get thrashed?

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 00:10
by golinux
HuangLao wrote:As a Slacker that also likes Debian I also think this announcement should be pinned, stuck/stick whatever. Did the OP get thrashed?

You can find it at: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=133246

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 01:28
by ruffwoof
Quaint. Nice to see some retro being kept alive. What with the Nokia 3310 and Beckham's Mullett hairstyle seems like 2017 is becoming a year of retro.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 05:59
by Roel63
Agreed. A few days pinning wouldn't do any harm, right?

That is, I assume that the first Ubuntu release got the same attention and approval and pinning time on this forum.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 06:48
by deborah-and-ian
Great work! I'm going to help by seeding the torrent.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 15:14
by pcalvert
fsmithred wrote:Can you at least pin it for a few days before letting it sink into oblivion?

What would be even better is to put a link to it in your forum signature.
;)

Phil

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-26 16:06
by golinux
pcalvert wrote:
fsmithred wrote:Can you at least pin it for a few days before letting it sink into oblivion?

What would be even better is to put a link to it in your forum signature.
;)

Phil

Why didn't I think of that! My sig now points to the announcement!!

golinux

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 01:08
by GarryRicketson
I was going to comment that I didn't think it would sink into "oblivion" all that fast,
There really are not that many new topics started here.

fsmithred wrote:
Can you at least pin it for a few days before letting it sink into oblivion?


But any way, I notice it got stickied, or "pinned".
Wow, Yes, Really it did, and thank you.



The oldest post on the first page of the "Off topic" board, the one at the bottom,
took 2 months to get to the bottom.
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Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 04:03
by No_windows
I usually read the forum by clicking on the "view unread posts" so pinning doesn't help me, but I'm not complaining. I read it earlier :D

I was going to download it, but saw that it's 17gigs via torrent. I think I'm going to see what I can find on the mirrors.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 04:07
by golinux
No_windows wrote:I was going to download it, but saw that it's 17gigs via torrent. I think I'm going to see what I can find on the mirrors.
I think there is an option to only download what you need from the torrent. But a mirror works too . . .

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 06:31
by deborah-and-ian
Yeah, most Torrent programmes will just automatically start every magnet link or torrent file without previously showing you what's in it.

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 08:35
by alan stone
deborah-and-ian wrote:Yeah, most Torrent programmes will just automatically start every magnet link or torrent file without previously showing you what's in it.

Here's a list of torrent clients enabling "selective downloads".

Re: Wow. Really?

PostPosted: 2017-05-27 12:49
by dasein
I must be reading wrong.... 17GB???