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Since I'm running out of options now so here's the question for y'all....What do you do when you're stressed and tired but just can't sleep for no apparent reason?
I take my medication.
After two days you just tired. After three days you weak. After four days you start hearing things. At day five you'll have visual hallucinations and see things crawling on the wall.
A pound of grapes also works to get you sleepy; a suger-rush makes you hazy. Also helps to have it dark, so I have shutters for the windows. Some white noise helps, like rain. And meds. Medications work, as does alcohol. On day four, everything is allowed. Just sleep
If you not taking meds, warm milk with honey may help inducing the same hazyness. If you fail to sleep regularly, go see a doctor. You risc brain damage if you miss too much sleep
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"If you just follow the bacon Eddy, wherever it leads you, then you won't have to think about politics." -- Some Bell.
So, just seconds ago, I pulled the trigger and deleted permanently all my deleted mail. Funny to think about how rare an event that is. I mean, I did delete it - I didn't want it and didn't think I ever would because, if I did, I'd shove it in some folder and forget it there, instead.
Do you others also hesitate to complete this tension-fraught job?
Well - that's somehow built into the question, or conversely, why not delete them permanently.
Anything worth keeping is put someplace specific. Ultimately, if you just endless keep deleted email, isn't it like "those people" who fill their desktop with so many icons is obscures the point of having desktop icons.
I do that all the time.
It goes in my bin, which permanently deletes it after 30 days.
I keep pretty much all work mail and most personal mail, but newsletters, order confirmations, build status updates, etc. go right into the bin folder (after having read them).
Or mail like "here's my contact details". I create a Contact, save the details there and delete the mail.
Sometimes even mails with attachments that I should read. I download the attachment, put it where it belongs (like source control or ticketing system) and delete the mail.
That said, I still nearly have around 3000 mails saved since 2010.
Everything before that time somehow got lost when I took a new email address and apparently(?) purged my old account.
I have no idea what happened, but it was quite a shock when I found out at the time.
However, I can't say I ever missed any of those deleted mails, I think we keep them mostly for a little piece of mind and "just in case".
Some of us are AR (anally retentive) about cleaning up our work space. Besides the automatic 30 day cleanup I will happily empty the trash and junk folders whenever I like, often when the hind brain is working on a problem.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity -
I'm old. I know stuff - JSOP
It seems that in VS2017, you cannot (easily) clear the MRU list. It appears that some bright spark at MS decided that the MRU is VERY important and needs to be protected.
Clear MRU list in Visual Studio 2017 "The increase the isolation and resilience of VS 2017, it uses now a private registry hive. "
By WHY??? It's just a list of files that you opened. Why does this need to be protected????