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Wrox must be stopped!

 
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Wrox has GOT to stop putting out books with ridiculous covers! It's bad enough when they have a picture of the author holding his chin so as to look contemplative on the cover. But check this out:
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/1861008015.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg
Are they going to start a finger puppet series of books now?!? Even if that book contained the secret to lifelong happiness and success, I would NEVER buy that book. They would be far better off with a plain red cover.
 
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C# Data Security? it would have been better if the hands had been in a position of prayer.
 
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
C# Data Security? it would have been better if the hands had been in a position of prayer.


LOL!!!
 
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Another finger puppet book:
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/1861008104.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg
 
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Wrox must be stopped!
Wrox wruns wrampant!
 
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And another one:
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/1861008236.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg
 
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Do these hands represent something artistically??
 
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Good question. I wonder if it is sign language... I will have to ask my wife.
 
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I like the waving on the BEA handbook - are they going somewhere?
 
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Originally posted by Rick Portugal:
Wrox has GOT to stop putting out books with ridiculous covers! It's bad enough when they have a picture of the author holding his chin so as to look contemplative on the cover. But check this out:
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/1861008015.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg
Are they going to start a finger puppet series of books now?!? Even if that book contained the secret to lifelong happiness and success, I would NEVER buy that book. They would be far better off with a plain red cover.



Wrox has invented their own "mudras" that are specifically designed to help .Net programmers (God knows they need it).
http://www.mudrasforhealing.com/home-mudra.htm
http://www.exoticindiaart.com/article/mudras
http://www.edepot.com/budmudra.html
 
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These covers are so crying out for a few minutes with Photoshop. Is there anyone out there who's better than me at doing the gray/red hands?
www.getopenoffice.org/j2ee/wrox.jpg
 
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Originally posted by Solveig Haugland:
www.getopenoffice.org/j2ee/wrox.jpg


ROFLMAO!!!
 
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That is the funniest thing I have ever seen. They may as well use that cover. It is no dumber than theirs!
 
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C'mon, Solveig, you know what hand sign I want to see on a Wrox cover. Be a sweetie!
[ February 20, 2003: Message edited by: Michael Ernest ]
 
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lol, almost as good as what I want...
 
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Uh, excuse me but isnt C# Data Security an oximoron? Kind of like military intelligence?
 
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Originally posted by DC Dalton:
Uh, excuse me but isnt C# Data Security an oximoron? Kind of like military intelligence?


Did I misread this post altogether, or is there anything wrong about military intelligence? What is it?
 
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there goes Map again.. cant YOU be stopped??!!!
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Did I misread this post altogether, or is there anything wrong about military intelligence? What is it?
This is from a famous (and tired) quote by Marx (no, a different one): "Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." (This quote is 98% likely to immediately appear in any conversation in which the word "oxymoron" is mentioned.) This idea is that the military is not intelligent, hence "military intelligence" is a contradiction. Yeah, yeah. (yawn)
 
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Obviously none of you ever had the pleasure of military service or you would see that old Groucho wasnt too far off base. Im an Airforce brat, sister is in the Navy as we speak & I did a stint with the Arny Corp of Engineers...man was he right on track!
 
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