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(Curtis) Alan Jackson

(Curtis) Alan Jackson

I used to have some clever words here. ["iphwin" on the IMs.] Also see www.kathrynscraps.com (gratuitous plug for wife's papercrafting website)
So I'm setting a new keyboard and thought I'd ask an odd question. Do you prefer to put the feet out on your keyboard or leave it flat on the desk. (For those interested, I had to get a second keyboard as the mechanical MX Blue keyboard I had was too loud while my wife was broadcasting and recording videos. The sacrifices! :P)
I put the feet down on the keyboard. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
I don't have a choice with the Apple wireless keyboard. I liked the feet up with the old school IBM keyboards. With chiclet keyboards, not so much. - Rodfather
up, edit wait i mean down. The feet are extended. :) - Steve C Team Marina
Flat. All the time, forever. - Anika
Flat. Also, I like split ergonomic keyboards. Also also, MS's "Natural 4000" has an optional piece that produces an inverse tilt (the closer side of the keyboard is higher than the far side). I've never used that, but I can see how it might be good. - Andrew C (✔)
Apparently most of the people in my old office liked the "feet" because the second anyone stopped working there, the feet would get snatched to replace broken ones. Sometimes the whole keyboard would get swapped, but they had inventory IDs. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
it depends on the keyboard. - Big Joe Silence
I'm a "feet extended" person. I wonder which is better for flat keyboard. The ergonomic ones are a different breed but I did like the one I used forever long ago. (Not sure what ever really happened to it.) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I built a 1 inch LEGO row to sit under my Mac keyboard to get it at a higher angle. I learnt on old scalloped clackity IBM keyboards and I can't type flat well. - Johnny
Flat (feet in). - The First NoeLB from Android
For my ergonomic setup at work I have to have the feet down to get the appropriate angle on the keyboard versus angle on my keyboard tray versus height of my chair/arms. I got so used to this that I keep the feet down on all my keyboards at home, with the except of the gaming keyboards, which typically come with an angled design that mimics having the feet down anyway. - Hookuh Tinypants
Feet deployed. Absolutely. - bentley
My (old as the hills) MS Natural wireless keyboard has just enough slope without the feet; tried 'em once, didn't feel the need. - Walt Crawford
Straight keyboard, flat, and turned at a 45° angle, with the left side pointing towards me. - April Russo
Depends on the keyboard, but mostly flat. - John (bird whisperer)
Feet out. I'm used to the slight tilt. - rönin
Feet out. I need that tilt. - Steven Perez
Feet out. :) - Jenny H. from Android
My keyboards are standing tall. - Eivind from Android
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... PopLove 3 (2014) - ♫ 55 Songs Mashup by Robin Skouteris
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igZA100ZTQ0&feature=youtu.be&a PopLove 3 (2014) - ♫ 55 Songs Mashup by Robin Skouteris
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"The Ultimate Mashup of 2014. Remix & Video edit by Robin Skouteris." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth 1967
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp5JCrSXkJY&feature=youtu.be&a Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth 1967
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"Stop...what's that sound? Everybody look what's going down." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... YouTube Rewind: Turn Down for 2014
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKx2B8WCQuw&feature=youtu.be&a YouTube Rewind: Turn Down for 2014
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Do NOT even try to tell me you didn't receive any emails from us since we track them and I can see that not only did you click the email, you opened it as well. I'm not going to call you a liar since you're a customer but you are quite wrong. And if you're going to contact us from different emails, BE ABLE TO ACCESS BOTH WHEN YOU COMPLAIN!
*calming breaths* Leave the reply for later. Although I don't like how you responded by typing in all caps. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Ah, the busy shipping department. As a Pro Tip...never let your suppy of boxes run out else you'll be extra busy when the new ones arrive. :P
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And now waiting to see if I might be fired at work. Okay, probably not but the fact I can think about it is scary. Event happened that could have negative revenue influence happened on my watch this weekend. While no one has ever been fired that I'm aware of, the event could be a big deal. I'm worried but mostly frustrated that it happened.
A preventable action that we had taken great pains to prevent still occurred. Nothing like being the place where the buck stops. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
And so now I wait to see how events roll out. Only emails at this point. If the phone rings, my heart may stop. I'm already planning to attend a Wednesday weekly meeting in person that I usually call in for since it's on a day off. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
And this wasn't even the issue that had me at work 3 hours after my 16 hour shift. And I wasn't tired and I thought I was being attentive. Just...<sigh> - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I hope nothing serious comes from it, CAJ! - Jenny H. from Android
I hope you don't have to keep worrying all day, and that everything works out okay. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Hoping for the best for you. - Anne Bouey
I've been through these issues. In fact, had a pretty bad situation over the past couple of weeks. It all comes down to whether they want to address the actual problem or scapegoat it. I hope you don't get caught up in finger pointing. All the best on this. - Eric - ill subliminal
Thinking of you, CAJ. Hope it all works out! - The First NoeLB
I hope it works out for the best. - John (bird whisperer)
I hope it works out okay for you. *fingers crossed* - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
good thoughts coming your way. - Marie
Well, based on group email that went out earlier this morning, it appears no one is fired. :) However, I was able to provide a corrective course of action that returns focus to the proper procedure. (Ha, that's so super vague but the details aren't really important.) If I've learned one thing, it's always better to bring a solution than just a problem. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
That's great that you brought a level-headed solution to the situation (and also great that no one was fired). I've been in a similar situation and you sometimes just have to let that initial wave of panic wash over you, then focus on the fix and prevention. - vicster: hon. canadian
I liked a @YouTube video from @davepbrown https://www.youtube.com/watch... 26 Genres of Music in Alphabetical Order (A2Z)
I liked a @YouTube video from @andrewismusic https://www.youtube.com/watch... Alphabetical 26-Genre Song
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... ALL Classic Doctor Who (707 episodes at the same time)
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-XqZmLhOCY&feature=youtu.be&a ALL Classic Doctor Who (707 episodes at the same time)
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Just caught myself doing the four tap pattern that The Master was doing in Doctor Who. It made me wonder if you do something very unique like that in public, how long would it take before someone recognized it for what it was.
Are you The Master?? - Amit Patel
I've caught myself doing that at times. no ones noticed, at least that I know of. :) - ellbeecee
I knocked on a door at work like that and it was recognized. - bentley
And 16 hours is quickly becoming 18. Love when crap hits the fan at work on the day there's a gap in supervisor coverage.
#SaturdayFF I think I've just decided that I don't have a problem with procrastination. I'm just lazy...but with a bit of perfectionist on the end. So I put off doing something until I have to rush and/or half-ass it which makes me not even want to do it since it'll end up not be as good as it should be. I would like to thank my brain for this.
It appears my brain must be trying to sabotage me by setting up these situations. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Sounds like me! - Lola Bean (Penguin)
Also, I have to factor in that my brain apparently has NO idea how long things should take and is constantly getting them wrong. Where's the learning, brain? WHERE IS IT??? - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
We must be twins. Or triplets. - bentley
I'm obviously in good company. Three's Company! :D - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
BAH! I just learned that they cancelled my security upgrade process. It appears I wasn't denied the upgrade but that the "Customer" cancelled the process before completion. Definitely deflating as I had been mostly treading water until that was complete. Time to hit the virtual bricks because I'm ready to move from my current job to something else.
While I'm trying to comfort myself with "at least I know now", it's not the same as "You're approved!" would be. :) Not the end of the world and now I can get some focus in my work life as to where I can/want to go. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I gave in this morning and replied back. Not that I suspect anything will come of it but it can't hurt to check that bridges are still there as I never like to burn one. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... Bandit Model 1590, 1590XP - 17" capacity drum chipper - our most popular!
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKLdD9NwoE4&feature=youtu.be&a Bandit Model 1590, 1590XP - 17" capacity drum chipper - our most popular!
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Before/During and After. Not complete but pretty nice. :) (Absolutely not my work. Wife deserves all credit.)
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Sruli Recht Store — A Lasting Impression is SR341 - http://store.srulirecht.com/product...
Sruli Recht Store — A Lasting Impression is SR341
"Fitted and unlined glove from basking shark skin, with the mic-rose thorns inside. Should you put your hand in, you will discover that the thorns, all directed to slant inward, will lock your hand in place in the manner of, ten thousand fishhooks. Should you attempt to remove it, the thousands of thorns will bite into the skin. You can put the gloves on, but to remove them would mean to cut them off. Gloves for life, or for one wear - the ultimate and final commitment." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
Apparently, I don't have enough money to understand this. It's €720.00 for the one glove. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
This about sums it up for me. :D
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The music at the end sealed the deal. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
That was the genesis for this post: http://friendfeed.com/iphwin... - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
The horns hit like a punch taking you back to a better time where your biggest problem was where to store the action figures and what adventures they'd have the next time. I don't know about you, but John William's "Star Wars (Main Theme)" provokes a visceral reaction in me and sends a pleasant tingle down my spine. Oh, and here's the teaser:...
The horns hit like a punch taking you back to a better time where your biggest problem was where to store the action figures and what adventures they'd have the next time. I don't know about you, but John William's "Star Wars (Main Theme)" provokes a visceral reaction in me and sends a pleasant tingle down my spine. Oh, and here's the teaser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erLk59H86ww
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Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything | Talk Video | TED.com - https://www.ted.com/talks...
Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything | Talk Video | TED.com
"The circumstances of our lives may matter less than how we see them, says Rory Sutherland. At TEDxAthens, he makes a compelling case for how reframing is the key to happiness. (Filmed at TEDxAthens.)" - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
This was from 2011 but I saw it mention on that Google place and thought I'd share here. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I liked a @YouTube video from @colbybrunner http://www.youtube.com/watch... Iggy Azalea - Fancy (GTA Remix) (Radio Edit)
I liked a @YouTube video from @colbybrunner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYPFlN5jxEA&feature=youtu.be&a Iggy Azalea - Fancy (GTA Remix) (Radio Edit)
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Personal Drip Coffee Carafe | ThinkGeek - http://www.thinkgeek.com/product...
Personal Drip Coffee Carafe | ThinkGeek
"On the coffee plant, there grow red or purple berries (commonly called cherries). Inside these cherries are seeds (commonly called beans). So, coffee beans are really seeds. This is the reason why, unlike other beans, coffee beans don't make you toot. And now you've learned something. Time to relax now with a steaming cup of coffee. Good thing you have a Personal Drip Coffee Carafe full of it on your desk! The Personal Drip Coffee Carafe is an elegant way to keep some extra coffee around. It's all porcelain (carafe and top) and even comes with a porcelain filter cone. This filter cone accepts #1 filters (not included), which will let you drip coffee straight into the carafe. Pop the top on, and you'll have a nice little pot waiting for your refill needs. The Personal Drip Coffee Carafe - good to the last drip." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
"Broiler safe." I'm not sure I really want to see how you'd make coffee that way, but I'm impressed that you can? - Jennifer Dittrich
The line about "...don't make you toot." is what really sold me. lol - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I'm listening to Next Episode (Caked Up Tree-Mix) by Caked Up on #Pandora http://pdora.co/1vJPUG1
I'm listening to Next Episode (Caked Up Tree-Mix) by Caked Up on #Pandora http://pdora.co/1vJPUG1
While having some random troubles with PayPal in Chrome (but not in Firefox), it makes me wonder if it's time to make Firefox my primary browser again. I actually use both fairly regularly but Firefox seems to be behaving better lately. #randomobservation
Agreed. While Chrome still seems to do a better job of keeping up with web standards, it also seems to surface a lot of odd bugs (especially in javascript) - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... Jurassic World - Trailer Premiere Thursday November 27 (HD)
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvu-zlR5A8Q&feature=youtu.be&a Jurassic World - Trailer Premiere Thursday November 27 (HD)
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I apparently had not heard of this remake/reboot/refresh/regurgitation. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
There has been the infancy of a viral video campaign in existence for 9 or so months now. I read an article back then with a producer that said they didn't want to go to hard to early and be written off a hacky rehash. Given the glut of blockbuster movies coming out right now, they wanted a solid trailer with all the SFX nailed down and smack it hard leading into Xmas. - Johnny
I liked a @YouTube video from @amrixammboi http://www.youtube.com/watch... Scott Sterling - Penentuan Sepakan Penalti Paling Mendebarkan dan
I liked a @YouTube video from @amrixammboi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccUUc0AA-y8&feature=youtu.be&a Scott Sterling - Penentuan Sepakan Penalti Paling Mendebarkan dan
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Is it wrong to respond to an email that about a year and a half old? Technically, I was supposed to respond when I found out some specific information which I finally did this morning. I'm guessing probably not. I'm very sure the position has been filled by now but since I was pretty far along in the hiring process, I feel obligated to respond.
Not content to buy a ready-made Advent Calendar, my wife is in the process of building an Advent House. OBTW, the top comes off to store albums that she'll also create. #marriedtoacrafter
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Helped nearby drivers by reporting a moderate traffic jam on Prince William Pkwy on @waze - Drive Social. https://www.waze.com/event...
Helped nearby drivers by reporting a moderate traffic jam on Prince William Pkwy on @waze - Drive Social. http://goo.gl/9h7pRd
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