Ted’s essays

layabouts and leaches

Unfortunately there are idlers and parasites who deface good things created by and for good people. Every time constructive people come up with a way to prevent one abuse, the idlers find another. The Internet is a good example with lazy slobs messing up or riding on the back of creative folks who produce and share constructive or artistic websites.

Some grant grudging respect to the hackers. An infinitesimal few earn that. Most use ideas and hacks created by the few and shared widely among fellow idlers. Their lives are being pissed-away breaking into locked rooms and anonymously shouting obscenities at passerbys. They can’t do something as useful as making a good walking stick.

There have been a flood of “new users” registering on my websites. The names are nonsense and are always @hotmail or some other place where layabouts can sign up for free accounts. I have used some tools to prevent people from linking from my posts to spam sites. I can tell from the flood of signups that there are holes in the defense. Thus I’m shutting down comments and signups altogether.

Thank the litterbugs, graffiti spreaders and slobs for me when you see them.

P.S. Dear Hacker, had you bothered to read these posts, you would know of an enemy seriously opposed to your liberty and leisure. You would be capable of envisioning your probable future more grim than your most bleak fantasies. You would devote great time and energy into foiling their plans. Unless, that is, you are a lazy fool.