RE: I can't imagine where this portrayal came from...

Subject: RE: I can't imagine where this portrayal came from...
From: "Wilcox, Rose (ZB5646)" <Rose -dot- Wilcox -at- pinnaclewest -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 18:09:44 -0700


Thanks for the links, Eric!
Hey, there is a post from *me* in that thread. <grin>

Back when I was at ADOT on the FAST project... I remember'd that thread, but
I never knew I was a part of history in the making!

I like it most when I replied to a point in the original post and said:

"> 4. I paid good money to get insulted." (He was complaining about the
Dilbert strip.)

And I wrote:

"And just think, I can go to work and get *paid* to be insulted... :-)"

And ohmigawd, my post had my famous "Victims of Temporal Displacement" sig!
Thanks for the walk down memory lane!
Rosie (previously known as "NorthCrowe")

Rose A. Wilcox (The "A" stands for "Ancient")
Project Office / Power Trading
Communication Specialist / Technical Writer
Rose -dot- Wilcox -at- PinnacleWest -dot- com


BB >>
BB >Oh yes... the Dilbert debacleof, what, 1995? Scott Adams followed a
debate
BB >on techwr-l about one of his strips (the one with Alice attempting to
get
BB >feedback on a blank document. At the end of the discussion, Adams chimed
in
BB >and said to expect a technical writer to appear in the strip soon. He
noted
BB >that the character would be a composite of the various personalities he
had
BB >encountered on the list. In closing, he wrote, "I love my job."
BB >
BB >Quite amusing. A few weeks later, Tina was born.
BB >
BB >Bill Burns

The message in question is at:
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/archives/9503/techwhirl-9503-01241.html

The discussion that provoked it starts at:
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/archives/9503/techwhirl-9503-00854.html

Enjoy!
Eric




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