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The biggest incident report I ever had to do for shell was over a drilling incident in Qatar, caused by a network (let's just call it a) problem. They lost more money over that incident than Margaret Thatcher made in her entire lifetime -- several times more.
It was a fun report to produce, because I could really let rip, and pound loads of "You MUST do THIS in Future!" actions into a lot of jobsworths.
Opportunities like that don't come along very often, either, so it seems like Qatar may be the new land of opportunity.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
Just logged back in to LinkedIn as I'm trying to contact my Accountant before the financial year ends in 2 days. Been using her for 10+ years and have just found out she has left the mob she was working for and now works for herself.
Had to change my password, verify my email and then found her profile more more barren than mine. Tried to see when I had last logged in but they don't have that information anywhere I can see.
I can see the last message I sent was 18-09-2013, will have to login to Facebook eventually to see how long it's been since I had a look. Reckon it's been 5 years and don't want to break the streak.
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004
My wife crochets. She has skeins (rolls of yarn) all over the house. Under the bed, over there you name it.
So I thought I would cut some 4" pvc into 12" lengths and hot glue and stack em 8 wide and as high as the woman can reach for her to store them in. Nice efficient and tidy.
Cool, now she'll need a database to index yarn in the tubes. So at 12:00pm I fired up VB6 (cause it's RAD) to do at least a proof of concept for her approval. I did a GUI that looks just like the stack and asked her to get me some db fields she would like, and ran to Lowes to get some networking crap for a job tomorrow.
When I got back she said "Look at the web based yarn inventory site I found!" "And I'm already a member!"
Not "I love you for coding up somthing but..." No.
I know she is way better off with what she found but sheesh........
Only crochet? You're getting off lightly. My other half is into knitting, embroidery, quilting and other miscellaneous crafts. The house is full of bits of fabric large and small, threads, yarns various, weaponry, incomplete projects, ...
The only thing catalogued is the Embroiderers Guild library of which she is custodian. And even then, the spreadsheet we inherited doesn't match physical inventory.
Software rusts. Simon Stephenson, ca 1994. So does this signature. me, 2012
I do a search and find that there is a number to call +18882211161, and when I call (via Skype) there is the message that says this is not a working number.
I try and send an E-mail as per the website, but of course, I have to login to be able to do that.
I go to the Paypal Community and try to post this issue, but it forces me to login first.
I seem to have run of options. Certainly, there must be a way to send a general E-mail to someone who can somehow get help. I'd appreciate it if someone that works for Paypal, or knows someone who does, etc., can figure out a way for me to contact. Thanks.