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Yesterday I volleyed a customer problem back into their court, which earned me an attaboy from my boss. That has been the highlight of my week.
Today is my last working day of the year. As can be expected, my motivation is almost nil. None of my to-do list items are small enough to be worth starting. I'm reduced to clean-up at this point.
I've put away all the lab stuff that had migrated to my cube. My cube stays pretty tidy, but it does collect stuff occasionally. Some of it is depressing - I'm the official librarian-of-departed-employee-stuff(*), and a couple piles are things from long-time friends that have been laid off or forced to retire.
(*) one of my many roles as the DSJB, or Departmental Sh!t Job Boy
My old PC, which has been sitting on the side of my desk for the last six weeks powered off, is busily deleting files and uninstalling apps preparatory to it joining its brethren on the Island of Misfit Computers in my other lab. I would have yanked the hard drive and wiped it, but it would be nice to leave the thing bootable. Unfortunately the corporate IT yabbos don't have the recovery image set up properly, plus the drive is encrypted , so I have to do this the hard way. I do believe VS2015 takes longer to uninstall than it did to install.
I'm also lurking on CP a bit, and posting pointless nonsense like this message.
Hope you enjoy your time off! As for me, I'm putting in extra hours at my second job through the end of the year. I'm 'officially' off from my programming job at the end of business today...officially just means that the phones won't ring. (my clients are in education support and will be off also until next year)
The good thing is that my secondary job is unsupervised and not that demanding so that I can do work for the main job on my laptop! A bonus is that it gets me out of the house where the missus would certainly be putting me onto some unsavory task like cleaning the garage!
Does this mean the cost of my annual CP subscription goes up?
Didn't you get the email? The price went up this year: 17.3 times what it was this time last year!
Fortunately, members with over 100,000 rep points are excempt again this year, provided they are over that total by midnight on Dec 31st.
I get a rebate!
Check your "Junk email" folder - it was sometime last week.
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
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