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Sulking?

Joel's been very quiet recently.... he's stopped writing articles, doesn't seem to appear in this forum anymore and closed the 'ask Joel' forum because he didn't like the questions. Also, there's a number of people who, it would appear from posts in the CityDesk forum, are getting frustrated by Joel's reluctance to communicate his future release intentions..

Is he sulking?

gwyn
Monday, June 7, 2004

I doubt it and I doubt if he'll react to the prod.

Simon Lucy
Monday, June 7, 2004

Yep, his ego is so fragile a bunch of numb-nuts on a message board sent him into hiding.


Monday, June 7, 2004

Jesus F Christ. Can't a week go by without this damn topic!

Miles Archer
Monday, June 7, 2004

Joel is fine. 

The forum is fine. 

CityDesk is fine.

Quit looking for shit where there is none.

Norrick
Monday, June 7, 2004

I was just about to ask the same "sulking" question of Norrick, but then, there he is!

anon-y-mous cow-ard
Monday, June 7, 2004

It's a crisis, I tell you. No Joel for our daily affirmation!

He owes us. He created this codependent mess, now he MUST live in it.

Bored Bystander
Monday, June 7, 2004

The parallels between this and every other message board / collaborative site I've been on are staggering.

k5 is the first that comes to mind:
http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2004/4/25/84814/4211

But I remember threads on /. over the years that said essentially the same thing.

I'm sure there's more examples.

Andrew Hurst
Tuesday, June 8, 2004

I guess the fact that even http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=148129&ixReplies=6 was not deleted  means that his board is (temporary?) left to its own devices.

Just me (Sir to you)
Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Perhaps this is what Joel has been working on:

http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=149326&ixReplies=13

Steve Jones (UK)
Tuesday, June 8, 2004

"I was just about to ask the same "sulking" question of Norrick, but then, there he is! "

Heh-heh-heh.  I post almost daily.  You must not be reading the right threads.  ;)

Norrick
Tuesday, June 8, 2004

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