Re: Back to the Dark Ages.

Subject: Re: Back to the Dark Ages.
From: "John Fleming" <johntwrl -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 17:13:39 +0000

On Wed, 19 Jun 2002 08:25:34 -0700 (PDT), while chained to a desk in the scriptorium, aiki4us -at- yahoo -dot- com (Meg Halter) wrote:

$Yeah, I did. After the Great Fall. I also started putting a
$couple rubber bands around the box.
$--- jgarison -at- ide -dot- com wrote:
$| You didn't learn the trick about drawing a diagonal line in
$| magic marker
$| from corner to corner? It saved me when *I* dropped the deck!

I have a similar story about learning to do backups.

Late one night, after working on a spreadsheet for about three hours, I leaned back and somehow managed to kick the plug out of the socket.

Funny how it sometimes takes a negative experience that creates a ton of work for ourselves to teach us simple tricks to make life easier.

John Fleming
Technical Writer and SAS Programmer
Edmonton, Canada

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