"Wow, does this actually work? If so, I'll apply it no problems..."
"I think you'd be impressed at how little I care about this, and how little I value my fellow hacker's legal opinions except for humor value."
"Just because code is clever doesn't mean it should go in. There are enough things in the kernel which have to be complex that we should always be on the lookout for things which can be made simpler."
"First attempt at git, so please pull carefully."