Shane Nickerson's "Tricks to Successful Internetting" is a 15-point list of Internet attitudinal sins -- vices that we all indulge in more often than we like to admit. It's uncomfortable reading, but should probably be posted above every computer in the world.
1. When in doubt, ARGUE! Being right matters.
2. Hate everything.
3. Saw it already. Funnier the first time.
5. Did he died?
6. Make fun of something someone else loves because FUCK THEM!
Tricks to Successful Internetting
(via Wil Wheaton)
(Image: Duty Calls, XKCD)
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