On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 20:29:24 -0000, Tim Smith
>On 2007-11-30, Kier <vallon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I wonder how Tim, who goes by the moniker 'harlowmonkeys' in Digg (yes, the
>>> trolls nymshift) knows that his colleague Gary Stewart has been in Slahdot for
>OK, so Roy doesn't actually know what nymshifting is. No surprise
>>> years. Did they discuss that in last year's Redmond reunion?
>> If he posts as flatfish, I should think it would be obvious how he knows -
>> he's seen posts under the name. There's nothing secret in it. And you
>> really should step back from the conspiracy stuff, Roy. Keep a sense of
>It's even simpler. All you have to do is look up Flatfish's profile at
>Slashdot. That will show you his user number. Slashdot user numbers
>are basically serial numbers, that started small and increment when new
>users join. From Flatfish's number, we can tell he joined years ago.
>Roy likes to make things more complicated than they need to be. It's
>part of his fantasy that he's a somebody in the Linux world.