On 7/22/00, regarding " Re: [thelist] Are Web designers weird? ", Ben Henick offered the following: >> On 7/21/00, regarding " [thelist] Are Web designers weird? ", Erika >> Meyer offered the following: >> >> >> > >> >hungry? >> >> Not any more :-( > >Eh, try to be nice. No reason why you can't replace the tofu with >meat, the seaweed with something more traditional, etc. etc. In the >meantime, it's called "egg drop soup" - at least at the places I've >eaten. And it's good when done properly. > >Whatever the case, eat whatever floats yer boat. It's what "personal >taste" is all about. Sorry 'bout that. Wasn't really trying to be unkind... but maybe came off that way. Being a non-westcoaster, (and maybe a bit gastronomically conservative) it seemed kinda 'out-there' for me... nothing personal, fer sher. BTW: Que este 'raman'? > >On to the original topic... I don't think that Webvolk are "weird" so >much as "doin' their own thing." > >I've long since concluded that for the most part, the majority of us >were horribly picked on in middle school for being "different." That's >not just my story, but the story of many others as well (as garnered >from personal experience). > >You have the "model citizen" types too, but they're only in it for the >money. The rest of us are actually trying to build something that >stands a snowball's chance in hell of being around a while. And then there's those among us who, when they found out what 'telecommute' meant, went "EUREKA!!!"... and either immediately retired or slowly weened ourseves from the rat-race to stay home with the wife'n'kids, backyard broccolli patch, and neighbours. Who says that this new digital medium doesn't enhance community?