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    Another article about the Flickr changes, quoting—for some unfathomable reason—Thomas Hawk: betabeat.com/2012/02/21/fli…

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    Tom Coates

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  3. @CharlesWiltgen Well I mean, apart from the half-hearted attempt to build a competitor and his fairly fractious relationship with them...

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    Tom Coates

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  5. @tomcoates, you should actually try contributing to the @Flickr community before you bleat on bitching about those that acutally do.

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    Thomas Hawk

    all of a sudden @tomcoates who hasn't uploaded a photo to flickr in 3 months wants people to think he's an "expert" on flickr.

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    Thomas Hawk

    .@tomcoates flickr profile says he works for Yahoo when he hasn't for almost 2 years but he's supposedly a flickr expert.

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    Thomas Hawk

  6. @thomashawk I have no desire at all to be considered a Flickr expert, thanks.

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    Tom Coates

  7. @tomcoates and yet you pontificate like one and criticize those who do actually contribute to that community while doing nothing yourself.

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    Thomas Hawk

  8. @thomashawk Although in terms of having a right to speak, I've known personally dozens of Flickr staff, the founders...

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    Tom Coates

  9. @tomcoates, you should consider updating your flickr profile btw, it's been a few years. It's easy, I can show you how if you need help.

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    Thomas Hawk

  10. @thomashawk Was in the room when it launched, worked for eighteen months on the next desks and have uploaded thousands of photos.

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    Tom Coates

  11. .@bindermichi, @tomcoates likes to throw rocks more than he likes to contribute to solutions. too typical these days unfortuantely.

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    Thomas Hawk

  12. @thomashawk I have no desire to be a 'public expert', but I'm not entirely ignorant about the site and the team, both of which I care about.

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    Tom Coates

  13. @tomcoates thousands of photos? I've uploaded almost 70 thousand. You have never been a part of the community but like to mouth off.

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    Thomas Hawk

  14. @thomashawk You're just being unpleasant. You started a competitor site and have historically been quite unpleasant to them.

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    Tom Coates

  15. @tomcoates spend some actual time contributing to the community and I might take you more seriously.

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    Thomas Hawk

  16. @thomashawk I just thought that merited some kind of comment. You're not exactly impartial and with no axe to grind.

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    Tom Coates

  17. @thomashawk That was my point. Experts add much to the discussion, but rarely anything to the Solution ;) // @tomcoates

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    Mirco Wilhelm

  18. @tomcoates. Respectfully, you don't know shit about the site. you can't even update your profile for 2 years.

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    Thomas Hawk

  19. @thomashawk Eurgh. This is all entirely unnecessary. I apologise for my offhand comment and eyebrow raise. It's not worth this...

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    Tom Coates

  20. @tomcoates. dude. did you tweet Thomas Hawk or did I tweet Tom Coates. I threw no rock at you. You want to talk flickr though lets talk.

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates what is my "axe to grind"? I'm an actual participant in the community, unlike you. I've no axe to grind.

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    Thomas Hawk

  21. @thomashawk I commented that my eyebrows were raised a bit by your quote. I didn't hunt down your pets or anything. Calm down.

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    Tom Coates

  22. @tomcoates thanks for your apology. Next time keep me out of your armchair quarterbacking.

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    Thomas Hawk

  23. @thomashawk If being a member of the community means that you post in the fora then no, on the whole I don't.

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    Tom Coates

    @thomashawk It wasn't really appropriate while I was working at Yahoo for one thing. But to say I haven't contributed is ... nuts ...

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    Tom Coates

    @thomashawk I'm sure you'll be apologising shortly for your massive over-reaction. Otherwise, good night.

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    Tom Coates

  24. @tomcoates, according to your flickr profile you still do work at Yahoo.

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates, seriously, if you need help with how to change your flickr profile I can help you. It's easy, really.

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates you brought me up, I didn't bring you up. goodnight indeed.

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    Thomas Hawk

  25. @thomashawk I really don't understand what you think you're getting out of this exchange.

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    Tom Coates

  26. @tomcoates, if you want to participate w/ flickr it's good to stay up to date. Otherwise it looks like you're just shooting your mouth off.

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates just calling out a hypocrite is all. now what is my "axe to grind" again?

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    Thomas Hawk

  27. @thomashawk So look, I have no interest in an ongoing shouting match. You appear to me to be over-reacting. Let's just call it a day.

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    Tom Coates

  28. @tomcoates. deal. you quit mouthing off about me and we'll let you fade back into post yahoo obscurity as far as I'm concerned.

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates sorry, nobody likes to be attacked. Let's just not bad mouth each other. Let's have a beer the next time you're in SF ok?

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    Thomas Hawk

    @tomcoates, it felt like you started this. I feel passionately about flickr actually.

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    Thomas Hawk

  29. Then I came home and accidentally read all about a known, internet shitbag egomaniac being a shitbag egomaniac on the internet. What a cock.

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