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Given that I'm not sure if we're going to keep doing this, I figure I'll get it started today. Here's a gem from one of the suburbs around me. I'm not sure if I like the story or the commentor who is irate about this better. Enjoy!
It's hard to take the imminent threat of shrubbery seriously since I like in an area worried about Asian carp. If the Knights Who Say Ni can cut down the mightest tree in the forest with a herring, do you think our carp can solve your shrubbery problem?
The annoying thing about it is that it only works provided you don't open any more windows.
So if you use WIN+D to minimize, then double click an icon now that you can see it, WIN+D doesn't restore your old windows - it minimises the new one instead...
If you get an email telling you that you can catch Swine Flu from tinned pork then just delete it. It's Spam.
I know I can't believe I've gone through my life minimising every screen(sometimes 20 at a time)and it's not even occurred to me that there must be an easier way. It was only today a collegue saw me doing it and showed me the alternative.
you think just having XP is bad, where I work we are trying to convert a Access 2000 (and yes I did say Acess 2000) project into C# at the moment.
because of the Access issue we are running XP on 99% of the desktops.
Lobster Thermidor aux crevettes with a Mornay sauce, served in a Provençale manner with shallots and aubergines, garnished with truffle pate, brandy and a fried egg on top and Spam - Monty Python Spam Sketch
I still have XP on my main machine... because... well it works well... but then again, I have a crap load of machines (just about every OS known to man, lol). I run every operating system from WinXP-Win7 (I have a machine with Win8 but haven't played much with it), , Win Server 2003-2012, CentOS, RedHat Enterprise, and Ubuntu (various versions).
I just got a new one that will soon takeover as my main machine, it's got a Core i7 with 32GB of RAM and two NVIDIA video cards, it's going to be multi-boot with Windows7, CentOS6, and probably Linux Mint w/ Cinnamon(the latter is the only one not installed yet but I've had it with Unity).
And both our desktops are over 12 yrs old. A dual PIII and a dual Athlon MP. I'm running a RAID card in the Athlon where the management software work with any drivers newer than XP because they don't have the proper signatures.
Keep looking at newer ones, but there just isn't money in the budget for new ones now that we have 2 kids in school.
Just upgraded from XP to Win 7 at work last fall when they finally upgraded some of our 5+ yr old computers.
I actually read about the whale stuff years ago in a highly esteemed scientific magazine. Alright, I admit. It was in a Disney comic book - Donald Duck to be precise (In Denmark Donald Duck is the leading Disney character, not Mickey Mouse).
I don't remember the year or a whole lot of details, but they hauled a huge lump of that stuff back to shore.
On a side not, I also remember Donald Duck and the 3 nephews raising a sunken ship using ping-pong balls many, many years before Mythbusters tried it out. A little Googling tells me that story was first published in 1949! http://coa.inducks.org/story.php?c=W+WDC+104-02[^]
"When you don't know what you're doing it's best to do it quickly" - Jase #DuckDynasty