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Linux.com: In An Admin's Perfect World

Nov 18, 2004, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"I'm an admin by trade. If you're an admin, you read geek news sites, which are rich in controversy and debate. Also, admins are often times pessimists, conspiracy theorists, "realists," and are quicker to point out what's wrong with something before what's right with something. Sometimes, they don't even offer solutions to things they see as problems in the non-technical world, presumably because they feel it would never be implemented anyway, due to some conspiracy theory that was aforementioned. There are reasons for this pessimism. Further, there are many conspiracy theories in the technical world that have been proven correct. Though the things admins scoff at appear many and varied, they pretty much all boil down to a few things which, if they existed, would pretty much do away with all the debate. Here's my top ten things that would exist or happen in the perfect world of the admin..."

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