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Comment Re:Issue is more complicated (Score 1) 747

If I fuck up, feel free to tell me I've fucked up, and *how*. Don't waste my time beating round the bush for 20 minutes, or, even worse, for 3 or 4 emails that end up wasting a whole day or more before I find out that I did something wrong and what I did wrong.

Comment Re:Issue is more complicated (Score 1) 747

I lived for some years in Oz, and I can confirm that Aussies often show that they like you by having a dig at you. The correct response is to have a dig back at them.

In American terms, Aussies like to tease each other quite a lot, and it's considered entirely normal there.

Comment Re: Why not both (Score 1) 102

He's saying that his wife found them intuitive. And he never mentioned right-click, you came up with that all by yourself, genius.

FWIW, I suspect that theskipper, like me, is mostly just glad he's found something that (a) works for his non-techy wife, (b) doesn't depend on Windows, and (c) doesn't require him to provide constant support just for her to learn the basics.

In any case, you've attempted to troll someone based on things they didn't say. FAIL.

Comment Re:No (Score 1) 565

Perhaps you're just cracking wise, but just in case you're not, let me tell you that I bought a motorised desk last year, and now spend about 30-40% of my work day standing. My back trouble has all but disappeared.

It's not so much a standing-versus-sitting thing as it is a not-staying-in-the-exact-same-position-9-or-10-hours-a-day thing.

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours. -- Milton Berle