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Top Trumps

Postby linuxgirlie » Sun Oct 23, 2005 7:41 am

Sitting here doing not much I thought we could all do a similar thing to the LXF Trumps section that comes with the interviews. So I'll start first:

Name: Jo Harris (linuxgirlie)
Nationality:British (or English, just to narrow it down)
Years using Linux: 5 years and 2 months
Programming Languages: 2
Number of PCs: 6 PC's, 3 Laptops
Daily coffee intake: 0 (Iហ hate coffee :( )
Sandals owned: 0
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RE: Top Trumps

Postby jjmac » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:22 am

Trumps ? (i must be a bit out of touch,,, ) -=- um hmmm --==-- colour of hair ? (grin) xxx :) :eink:
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RE: Top Trumps

Postby alloydog » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:01 am

Age... no way! but I will admit to filling in punchcards that got sent off to the mainframe at Cambridge...
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RE: Top Trumps

Postby linuxgirlie » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:04 am

awwww come on ;) join in :D
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Postby Lejon » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:13 am

Uhmm.. oki then.

Name: Joni Larsen-Haikarainen
Age: 23
Nationality: Thats IS a tough question! Swedish/Finnish/Dannish. Pick one.
Residence: Sweden (Southwest part)
Started using Linux: Sometime 1996-1997.
Languages: Swedish, English, Python, HTML.. And weakly: Norwegian, Dannish, Finnish, Hungarian, Basic(forgot most of it), C/C++, PHP, PLC(forgot the name of the language, and most of it).
Number of Computers: 5; C64, Amiga 2000, 80486, Laptop P4, and an realy old "dumb terminal".
Daily Coffe Intake: Way to much. 1-3 Metric Liters. (Strong)
Sandals owned(pair): Not realy sure actuly. one, maby two, maby ten?
Favorit Linux Distribution: 1) Gentoo, 2) Slackware.
Ok lets not go over kill here...
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Postby Gordon » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:39 am

Name: Gordon Murgatroyd
Age: 45
Nationality: Yorkshireman
Residence: Yorkshire
Years Using Linux: 10 (approx)
Programming Languages: C/C++
Number Of Computers: 6 (Dragon32, Amiga1200, 486 DX2 66, Pentium 166, Pentium III 800, Athlon 64)
Daily Coffee intake: None (tea drinker)
No Sandals
Linux Distro: Sextuple booting SUSE 32 bit, SUSE 64 bit, Slackware 10.1, Linux From Scratch (x2), Mandriva 2005 LE

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Postby duff » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:56 am

Name: Iain Gallagher
Age: 37
Nationality: Scottish
Years using Linux: 4
Programming Languages: none (trying tho - when i can find the time and I can use R the statistical language!)
No. of Computers: 2 laptops (1 SUSE 9.3 (About to be 10.0), 1 XP), 2 Macs (OS 10.3), 1 PC SUSE 9.3
Daily Coffee Intake: 2 - 3 mugs (1 in morning and 1 - 2 in afternoon)
Sandals: None (we could have a DM's category here - 1pr)
Distro: Currently SUSE
Currently Listening to: Mogwai and Sigur Ros
Posts: 47
Joined: Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:50 am

Postby bigbee » Sun Oct 23, 2005 12:13 pm

Name: Bart De Jong
Age: 25
Nationality: Belgian
Years using Linux: 4
Programming Languages: Many; C++, C, php...
No. of Computers: 7-8 (2x2600xp+, 2xp1, 1x2500xp+, 1xCelerong 266, 1xpowerbook G3) (and a laptop at work)
Daily Coffee Intake: 6 cups
Sandals: none
Distro: Suse for desktop, debian and slackware for everything else
Posts: 55
Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2005 2:46 pm
Location: Westerlo, Belgium

Postby M0PHP » Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:15 pm

Name: Craig Rodway
Age: 18
Nationality: British
Years using Linux: On/off for 5 years
Programming Languages: PHP, HTML, CSS
Number of PCs: 7
Daily coffee intake: 4/5 large mugs (White, 2x sugars, gotta be bad for me)
Sandals owned: 0
Distros: CentOS/Fedora (server) and Ubuntu (desktop)
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Postby Andy » Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:56 pm

Name: Andy Hudson
Years using Linux: Just over 7 years
Programming Languages: 2
Number of PCs: 3 Laptops, 1 Mac mini and a desktop machine with VMware. Trying to sneak a further Mac mini in under the nose of SWMBO
Daily coffee intake: at least 4
Sandals owned: 1 pair
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Postby linuxgirlie » Sun Oct 23, 2005 3:04 pm

My knowledge comes with no warranty...........

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Postby Rhakios » Sun Oct 23, 2005 3:25 pm

She Who Must Be Obeyed. Choice of references: H Rider Haggard, or Rumpole of the Bailey :)
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Postby jdtate101 » Sun Oct 23, 2005 4:04 pm

Name: James Tate
Years using Linux:6 yrs
Programming Languages: 3
Number of PCs: 2 Laptops, 1 windows games machine ,1 linux server (see below)
Daily coffee intake: none...can't stand the stuff!!
Sandals owned: 1
Distro: SuSE 9.3
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AMD X2 4800+
1.2TB RAID0 SATA2 (3ware RAID)
2 x Seagate 400GB USB2
Dual Layer DVD-RW
Nvidia 7800GT
2 x Viewsonic VP201b TFT
Iomega Rev Internal
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Postby Penguin » Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:28 pm

Name: Joe (Penguin)
Nationality:Italian and English (I'm a Mut :lol: )
Residence: New Mexico, USA
Years using Linux: ~6 years
Linux Distro(s): Red Hat, Mandrake (Now Mandriva), Gentoo, Ubuntu, and Arch
Programming Languages: HTML, Some PHP, very little C/C++, Shell Scripting
Number of PCs: 4 pc's, 1 laptop, 1 PDA (Sharp Zaurus)
Daily coffee intake: 0 (Have to watch my cholesterol :wink: )
Sandals owned: 1 pair (However, not sure why that is relevent :shock: )
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:20 pm

Postby CJLL » Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:49 pm

Name: CJ
Age: 33
Nationality:English - just so people don't confuse me with Jocks and Taffs :p
Years using Linux: Since PC Plus first cover mounted Suse
Programming Languages: 6 or there abouts
Number of PCs: 3
Daily coffee intake: ~6 travel mugs of decafe
Sandals owned: 2
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