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Just turned 50

And so want many "Happy Birthday young man" comments. No, not really. I was just wondering that, since I'm turned 50, should I stay polite* responding to questions that under a decent moderation regime would never be allowed to appear? Or is it ok to be curmudgeonly, or even... dare I say it... sarcastic?

* You'd be shocked to see what my impolite is... :-o

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17 Comments

  • May 24 at 07:45 AM

    I will use Roger Murtaugh's words and... wait my slice of cake!

    Happy -belated- birthday!

  • May 24 at 09:17 AM

    halfway there my young squire :)

    And a well meant happy birthday from me.

    Have a pint of your carbonated alcoholic beverage of choice on me.

    Cheers!

  • May 24 at 12:51 PM

    Haha, I'm tempted to say 'no' just to find out the impolite version (I bet that would get moderated PDQ).

    Have a good'n!

  • May 24 at 01:40 PM

    If you dont' get Green when you get angry ...... it's ok.

    Wait .... in AVG EndGame 2 he is much more polite :=)

    It's ok if you reached 50 with joy and happiness.

    • May 24 at 07:44 PM

      That did make my wife and I laugh. "Rrrrrhhh" and then picking up a motorbike and gently putting it down again!

  • May 24 at 02:26 PM

    Hippo Birdie Two Ewes! Welcome to the over-50 club!

    I believe that you receive what you put out in the world. So, if you want to receive curmudgeonly snark, by all means, go ahead!

    -Dell

  • May 24 at 03:53 PM

    Inclusion will have to cope with "senile obstinacy", too, so just relax and have fun – and welcome to the club:)

  • May 26 at 12:21 PM

    get off my lawn, kiddo (and happy birthday !!)

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  • May 30 at 09:13 PM

    Happy <belated> Birthday!

    Hm, I was not aware there was a minimum age requirement for sarcasm use. It appears I've been in violation of that for years already...

    "You do you", as the Millennials say. :)

  • Jun 11 at 06:44 PM

    Happy belated birthday, young man :)

    Seriously, Matthew, I enjoy reading your ripostes and I think you are just in the editorial "sweet spot" now!

    ~raising a pint~

  • Jun 25 at 12:43 PM

    Merry Birthmas to you, Mr. Rechnungsschinken!

    > should I stay polite* responding to questions that under a decent moderation regime would never be allowed to appear?

    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    I'd really love to see you in action once more with a freshly loaded Guest-O-Blaster. Bring JB and Thomas as well. We could call the movie "The last Gurus on SCN".

  • Jun 28 at 08:02 PM

    Happy late Birthday! Well I say your very, very, young. (I just turned 50 June 25th)

    You still have to play nice - at least that's what I've been told. My new attitude is that of a race car driver "It is what it is".

    Enjoy!

    • Jul 01 at 07:25 PM
      My new attitude is that of a race car driver "It is what it is".

      I'm gonna put it on a plaque in the office. That's pretty much the perfect answer to any SAP questions. :)

    • Jul 02 at 12:45 AM

      Happy belated birfday (as we say in Philly), Michelle! I'm turning 50 myself this year...just in time for TechEd. Looks like I'm in a good company. :)

    • Jul 03 at 10:41 PM

      Babies, all of you! (and no, I'm not revealing my age here)

  • Jul 02 at 04:09 AM

    Belated wishes dear Matthew Billingham and happy that still you are thinking of doing service to SCN as like me. Of course, I already crossed 50 :-)

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