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Ping! Ping! Ping!

June 15, 2018 - 19:25 -- Admin

The pinging paid off and now I'm going to fix things that got broken. Going insane was the best thing that ever happened to me; I gained acceptance of self and clarity of purpose. I'm the technocrat equiv of a restored pinball machine; let the games begin. WFTW.

Horrifying sequence of IT events

June 14, 2018 - 22:40 -- Admin

The following happened:The PDF would not save the entered data on the main PCIt would save on the laptop but the PDF vanished when looked forThe network fell overAfter a reboot of the modem the laptop froze and had to be rebooted and the main PC goes into a weird hibernate state if the router is reset and it had to be cold rebooted.The network dropped out again and the laptop could not send the email to the main PC.Then the network was up and with the PDF working it was sent direct from the l

Paperwork yips

June 14, 2018 - 12:22 -- Admin

If you've ever had a workplace injury there is a lot of paperwork. It's stressful paperwork and for me so much so I had to make thewife my appointed representative. I was filling out positive paperwork; there are no scary things here. But because I filled out forms I had the yips because it is reminding me of the horrifying paperwork mountain faced before.It is not logical; I should not have been anxious.

Shaved for tests

June 12, 2018 - 18:39 -- Admin

Sensors have to be stuck to me and though I am balding I have hair front and back from the neck down. That meant a shave back on the chest and the back of the head for electrodes to be fixed. It's not the first time I've shaved for medical purposes. Only this time it won't be a wasted fail.

Fuck gunmen

June 11, 2018 - 22:12 -- Admin

It's almost always men. They have toxic man sads and guns and compete to be the bestest at slaughter. The Valentine's Day school shooting survivors "Season of Love" at the Tonys is more powerful and more special than you; the survivors will always be more special than you. Because you decided to shoot a bunch of people.

Distracted by a sexy blob man

June 11, 2018 - 17:58 -- Admin

I have multi-focal lenses but they struggle to turn some things into what they should be at a distance and my vision is skewed.I nearly stacked the trike onto the road when I rode off the path because I was so distracted by the older man's face of two men walking because my brain registered his head as a faceless pink blob.I realised how close I came to stacking it when the three wheels connecting to ground went to two I had to throw my weight to counter the angle of the slope.

A gold bit from Oz politics

June 11, 2018 - 17:35 -- Admin

Hansard, Thursday, 2 February 1995, from the end of a response to a motion of censure by the Prime Minister the hon. Paul Keating.  ... When we hear from John Howard, the very much recycled Leader of the Opposition, it is a case of back to the future. Years ago I did a little ditty in here about a family walking through a museum. They are looking around and the kid says, `Mum, what's that?' She says, `Well, son, that is the Morphy Richards toaster. We used to have one.