I am 38 and in computing since I was 9.
I am in many fora, others lurking, others participating, others banned, others administrating.
I usually speak what I think, which is why I have few but good friends that trust me for everything (inc. my opinion).
I used to be more "known", esp. in local Amiga community. Now "Real Life (TM)" has taken over.
I am looking into completing as much as I can my TOSEC collection (at least).
My MAME collection is fully ok. Talking about MAME, I see you know I am a strong pro-merge MAME+MESS projects.
I love retro computing, esp. C64 and Amiga that are my computing past (still have my C64, 1541, Amiga 500+ and A4000/040 in a closet at my parent's home - if I had the space they would be on display).
I know how to use most OSes out there, whatever the generation or type. I have strong opinion about things around computing. I rarely accept contradiction without proper arguments (ok make this never).
I used to code (even down to assembly for some 8 and 16 bit CPUs), but haven't practiced it for QUITE long. Since it is the purest form of "computing" for me, I consider myself a bit "illiterate" nowadays (although I make a living from IT).
I will not give a second thought before asking a stupid question (I tend to trust the experts and when *I* am the expert, the... more experienced experts). I will not stop before I really understand the reply (usually including why the reply is what it is
Some love to hate me. After all those years in computing and "social networking" (before it was called like that back in BBS days), I've learned to separate virtual entities from real people with real problems. Very few have made me forget it that much that I would happily break their teeth of their "real" version (one was recently in a forum I've learned the hard way is operated by a**holes).
I will read for a while and the climate "suits me" I'll start talking. I will leave with it doesn't "suit me" any more OR if I don't "suit" others (esp. those in control eh?
That's all for now.