Re: Ellison on Loserhood

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From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Wed Aug 16 2000 - 00:29:42 PDT

Aw, Greg, how LAME (to use Brian's terminology) when you could instead be tracking excellent
curlage across the ocean using satellite imagery, and jetting across the Pacific basin to catch
the same waves on multiple coasts...

(Anybody that can generate the pointer to the article about above practice gets 100 umlauts. ;-)

Oh, hell, I'm going to bed. :-)


Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:

> I think I deserve to be a billionaire, only because
> I'd take all my money and build the most awesome
> backyard wave pool. Getting up, checking the
> surf, and planning your day accordingly becomes
> semi-deterministic when you can have 8-12' surf
> with the push of a button.
> That's just my opinion.
> Greg
> Jeff Bone wrote:
> >
> > To put this whole thing another way: the first time I hear a billionaire say "there's more
> > to life than money; all the sacrifices and so forth it took to get here weren't worth it"
> > I'll shut up and eat my serving of crow. Until then, isn't it kind of silly for all of us
> > sub-billionaires to speculate on how devoid of meaning and real value and experience the
> > lives of billionaires must be? Isn't it *just possible* that, when we say things like
> > "there's more to life than money," it's just a way of making ourselves feel better about not
> > having that kind of money?
> >
> > jb
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