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Subject:RE: HUMOR: I Need Advice From:Dannette Thompson <dthomps -at- foundationsoft -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 2 Nov 2000 15:51:14 -0500
well, if nothing else it's d*** funny!
From: Andrew Plato [mailto:intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2000 3:45 PM
Subject: HUMOR: I Need Advice
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those individuals with chronic humorlessness and AlGore's disease. Thank
I am considering thinking for myself. I realize this is a very new concept
many technical writers accustom to seeking approval for every minute detail
their lives. Perhaps some of you can help me.
1. When was the last time you actually thought for yourself? What was it
Did you get a rash? (I did!)
2. When thinking for yourself do you fret and worry that there isn't proper
functional group consensus? Do you conduct extensive customer and client
group meetings to ensure your thinking is properly oriented to the needs and
desires of people who just want some more free coffee and waxy pastries.
3. What are the proper interface and functional metrics for thinking for
yourself? We need to make sure that self-guided thinking is giving us the
proper return on investment.
4. Does STC have rules or guidelines about how technical writers should
and be able to reason out a problem? We are considering implementing a
comprehensive Thought Mapping system using BrainCrusher 2000. What success
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us. We're all really sick of dealing with these "technical" things. They
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Thanks everybody. I really appreciate all your help. I'm not sure how I
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