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he doesn't need a Camaro to sit on cinder blocks on his front lawn as an ornament (where all Camaros belong).
Between the broken down washing machine and refrigerator that were converted into lawn fountains...
I'd also have to grow a mullet to qualify as a Camaro owner.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
Don't quote of me this, but it may be that if the Camaro stays on cinder blocks as a permanent fixture and you're not actually driving it, the mullet rule gets relaxed somewhat. I don't know, I misplaced my Redneck's Guide to Modern Living.
So we got called to attend a "training" meeting on something I consider totally useless because I will never use it -- it's some internal technology I've already gleaned enough information about to know how it works, I certainly don't need "training."
Go to training room because we're not supposed to be distracted. Can't log in to computer. Nobody can log in on the computers in front of them. Finally someone tries rebooting. That works. Log in. These machines are so underpowered and so overburdened with corporate security crap that the login process alone takes close 5 minutes.
We're now 20 minutes into the so called "training" and all I've learned in that the company really knows how to burn money.
So I ask where I'm supposed to go to get at the training video. Of course that wasn't supplied in the email requiring my attendance. Someone says, quite seriously it seems, "just go to SO and ask it about something so you learn something."
I left with the comment "This is a f.... waste of time."
Every year I have to pass a test on money laundering and anti terrorist financing, I write apps for the finance department and have never even met a customer in 9 years working for the bank.
About 4 years ago I decided enough was too much and refused to do the test. It eventually got escalated right up to the CEO who called me in prior to sacking me, I ranted on about the granularity of their training regime and have never seen the requirement in the last 4 years.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity
Reminds me a little of a great boss I worked for. On the first day we were given a list with few days worth of Intranet courses on it - he pointed out which two we (he) would get in trouble for if we didn't take do (related to building evacuations and tripping over electrical cables), so we didn't waste our time on unnecessary things like learning how to use internal software that we'd never need to use.
"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
Seems like it. Theirs' a tiled version of it now - easier on the eyes. Also, allows a few shortcuts with a mouse (like click on a known location to walk to it).
Once upon a time (my first video game) I bought Epyx Rogue. Only one character and much less stuff. It was still rich enough in diverse events that it took me about five years to win. There was a trap in that version which I stepped on. Only occurred once in all that time. I don't even know what it did.
For this one, much of the fun, now, is learning how things work. I'm just getting used to following a god (optional).
I had the same objections to steam, but since I have a new Dell Inspiron gaming notebook without DVD I changed my mind.
I could install Skyrim, my favourite game, without any problems using the online installer by entering the serial number.
Even my save games were restored !