View Poll Results: Banish "Foo Vs. Bar" Threads forever

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  • Nay

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  • Maybe

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  • I don't know, could you repeat the question?

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The People Vs. "Foo Vs. Bar" Threads

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    Exclamation The People Vs. "Foo Vs. Bar" Threads

    Support this ammendment to the C Programming Rules:

    Threads with polls for stupid things such as:
    Void Main vs. Int Main
    \n vs. endl
    The People Vs. "Foo Vs. Bar" Threads
    etc etc

    if you vote yay on this ammendment all will be well and fluffy.

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    call me stupid, but what is foo & bar? I've seen it used in many examples, but I have no clue what it means

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    I agree with you, these polls are useless, but sometimes what seems stupid to someone might seem very important.

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    If you don't like the nature of a thread, no-one ever said you have to read it. If someone posts a thread that is pointless it will generally disappear in a day or so but if it raises a point that poeple want to discuss, be it a 'A vs B' thread or not, then it will stay around. Surely that's the whole purpose of a general discussions board?

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    maes,

    'foo & bar' as I know it comes from the abreviation 'fubar' which means '****** up beyond all recognition'. Sorry Kermi3, wasn't sure how else to explain it.

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    thanks for enlightening this ignorant fella

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    I agree with what both Ammar and Minesweeper said. Just ignore the threads which seem stupid to you, someone else might find it funny or usefull.

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    yeah the jut dont read if you dont like is a fine idea

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    Threads with polls for stupid things such as:
    You mean polls like this one, right? The \n vs endl poll is actually a good poll (well, maybe it doesn't need to be a poll and only thread...), because people are able to get useful info from it. Whereas, with this poll nothing will come from it. Granted I don't have to read it, but this poll doesn't offer anything what so ever.

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    Originally posted by TechWins
    You mean polls like this one, right? The \n vs endl poll is actually a good poll (well, maybe it doesn't need to be a poll and only thread...), because people are able to get useful info from it. Whereas, with this poll nothing will come from it. Granted I don't have to read it, but this poll doesn't offer anything what so ever.
    i was going to say something like that, but u have a much better way with words :P

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    The board algo.. automatically sovles this problems.. if the poll is not interested... it disappears... as it.. should.
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