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kayakman
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:02 am (UTC)
I got warnocked
this week as I was PERL mongering today...

the latest version of active PERL has introduced some "issues"

mojo
kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:19 am (UTC)
Re: I got warnocked
those pesky active languages. they should be put down. borgified.
mackatlaw
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:03 am (UTC)
Reason one: speech invites more speech. If I take the time to reply, I am opening the door to a conversation, and that requires time and energy, and hands on the keyboard. Speech is a form of action, an exercise of conscious will. Actions have consequences.

Reason two: Poor impulse control on my part. When I read something, most of the time if I want to say something, I want to say it then. However, I often don't feel I should make the time to stop and reply. I look at the roses but don't stop to smell them. Later on, I don't feel the urge to reply nearly as strongly because I no longer see the previous entry (unless bookmarked or sent to myself).

Reason three: eye aches and eye strain from needing new glasses. This bugs the shit out of me.

Reason four: Did you ever see the scene in the movie "Office Space" where the characters take a computer (or maybe it's a printer) out in a field, turn rap music on, and dance around it while pounding the computer with baseball bats? This is sometimes how I feel about troublesome computers, like the laptop I'm trying to use it at the office which still runs Windows ME and doesn't want to connect with the wireless modem. #%%#!

Reason five: the need to prioritize. If it helps, you are the number one person whose entries I read and the number one highest on amount of comments given. :)

Mack
kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:18 am (UTC)
:hug:

1) yes.
2) yes^2. and, sadly, the more I want to stop and make a _thoughtful_ reply, the more I put it off until I feel like I can make a thoughtful reply... and the less likely I am to say anything.
3) eugh =/ :hug:
4) :heh: seen it, though I generally don't identify _that_ much.
5) I just brainstormed perhaps the best todo list system EV4R! It's on my list to implement some day. Really, I think I can just extend skwerms with a few extra datums and make it infinitely more useful in a practical sense! And I need it badly.
mackatlaw
Dec. 25th, 2006 04:30 am (UTC)
"the more I want to stop and make a _thoughtful_ reply, the more I put it off until I feel like I can make a thoughtful reply... and the less likely I am to say anything."

Think about it long enough, and you'll never say anything. It's a dilemna. :)

Best todo list ever, hmm? "On my todo list, I will write down make the best list ever. . . ." I wonder if that's how upgrades get started!
kayakman
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:53 am (UTC)
here's the issue...
"like the laptop I'm trying to use it at the office which still runs Windows ME "

dats enough to make ANYONE hate the machine...

meh for ME

AKA mindless expanse masquerading as an operating system...
mackatlaw
Dec. 19th, 2006 08:18 pm (UTC)
Re: here's the issue...
Windows ME makes me want to be very violent toward the machine. :)

The computer specialist at the law office is working on it now. It's nice to know that it's the operating system, not me, that is giving out the wrong signals.

Mack
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kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 06:48 am (UTC)
Who knows these things?
bee_eye
Dec. 19th, 2006 07:01 am (UTC)
I know the feeling all too well.
kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 07:05 am (UTC)
I'm in for round 100, I promise! :)

Just to swell the ranks. And the rank.
tjernobyl
Dec. 19th, 2006 01:21 pm (UTC)
I sometimes leave messages open for weeks, knowing I should say something but not knowing what. It's often only Mozilla's inevitable memory leaks that save me.
kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 01:36 pm (UTC)
indeed.

it's a shame session management has gotten so good.
tjernobyl
Dec. 25th, 2006 09:07 pm (UTC)
I'm using oldschool Mozilla, so I don't get any of that. :P
davien
Dec. 19th, 2006 01:41 pm (UTC)
I can't believe that article exists.

That is, bar none, the stupidest entry for Wikipedia I have read in weeks.
yessod
Dec. 19th, 2006 10:41 pm (UTC)
Replying takes time and thought. Auditors have an incredible ability to abscond with any of those two that they come across.
kaolinfire
Dec. 19th, 2006 10:55 pm (UTC)
Purple!

Ooh, another reason not to reply! It might get you stuck with someone trying to guilt you into spending money! Hey, I'm a spammer! WHEE! Yeah, I suck at this guilt thing. ;)
zotsf
Dec. 20th, 2006 05:43 am (UTC)
Who is Bryan Warnock?
And...why...is...he...in...Wikipedia...and...who...cares?
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