[Wolves] Shooting yourself in the foot

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 12:22:58 GMT 2007

On 06/03/07, Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> While perhaps not the best idea, demonstrating
> incompetence on an archived list, I wondered if anyone
> else has some good stories.
> My own well-told one is of using ifdown on a mchine
> while SSHed in and also not being able to work out why
> I couldn't talk to my home server for 3 months or so
> until I realised I'd used a crossover cable to a
> switch by mistake. These of course were a long time
> ago when I was learning about Linux and networking in
> my own time. No, that wasn't a lie :)
> I also remember one told a by a popular (un-named) LUG
> member who was a member of a team which used to leave
> rm -rf /* at a shell prompt as a joke to startle
> people when they woke the terminal up. This was
> apparently funny until one team member used Enter to
> wake up the terminal on a production machine. I think
> it deleted boot, bin and half of dev by the time they
> stopped it and they had to work out how to repair the
> machine.
> Anyone else care to step up and have tomoatoes thrown
> at them? Feel free to say it was a friend of a friend
> if you don't wish to compromise your future employer's
> google searches about you :)
> Ad

Adam, I think you've just done this yourself mate :-)  You've sent
this message to the Wolves Freecycle list too :-)))))
Don't take it to the tip recycle it via the Freecycle(r) Network.

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