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43 minutes ago, Mad Jack said:



I have seen browsers that behave badly with the forum software and other web sites.  You may need to update your browser or try a different one if the usual things to fix your computer don't work (restart the browser, clear the cache, reboot).  

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1 hour ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Whoops, someone let Kit know that the undead filters have been turned on again.


42 minutes ago, Serenity said:


I have seen browsers that behave badly with the forum software and other web sites.  You may need to update your browser or try a different one if the usual things to fix your computer don't work (restart the browser, clear the cache, reboot).  


Looks like they fixed it......?

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Yesterday I logged onto Discord on Chrome and couldn't unmute the mic. Still haven't figured that one out, actually. Meh.

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1 hour ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

The rare exception.

I'd like to point out that it was an ENGINEER, somebody who has spent their life balancing the hard necessities of reality against the theoretical as calculated by mathematics.

It's a rare combination and it's nice to see that every once in a while it actually works out.  Usually you end up with meat and potatoes engineers who are perfectly happy with their employment situation who get promoted into "management" where they aren't doing hands on engineering and they become unhappy enough with the situation to start developing health problems.


Very, very rare - as is the fact that he sold his shares to the employees, in spite of theirs being a lower bid.


I know a person that works QA for the company.


1 hour ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

If it's a newer monitor, there should be a setting for nighttime use as well.

Well, what do you know. There it is.


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Waiting for Megan to kick me off her computer so she can play with the new graphics card... then realize that she's snoring....


Tucking her into bed, and going to sleep myself - I have to say that the test was a success.


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Hello again, been busy.  Youngest had her birthday on Mother's Day, plus lots of meetings the past couple of days.  


I mean, I guess I'm not busy 100% of the time, but life seems to be extra exhausting during the pandemic.  I really hope I can get my kids to school in the fall, at least part time.  This always home business is wearing.  Hoping we might be turning the corner on daughters brain weasels. Fingers crossed.  

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4 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

I have seen it be reversed at least once though - the Chairman of the Board being demoted to chief engineer at a tech firm in Clinton, Massachusetts. (He was demoted by the Chairman of the Board - and sold his shares to the lowest bidder - the employees at the company. (Yes, he demoted himself - he had founded the company, and was much happier as an engineer than as management and CotB. His being engineer was one of the stipulations in the contract of sale.)




The Auld Grump


This is an oxymoron; Chief Engineers are the highest form of Human Life. It is impossible to be "demoted" to Chief.


Paintybeard. ("Double-barrelled" Chief Engineer of 26 years seniority, retired.) 

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4 hours ago, Mad Jack said:



I admire your creativity in solving this.


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6 hours ago, Evilhalfling said:


yup I drink caffeine in late afternoon and ill be wide awake in the middle of the night.  It wakes me up where it wears off. 


Oh I miss those days when I could drink coffee after 9pm and be in bed and asleep by midnight and sleep straight through to morning.  Of course now I can't drink coffee, I never get more than 3 hrs sleep in a row and I rarely feel like I'm awake.  I love middle age (but it does beat the alternative...)


5 hours ago, ratsmitglied said:

Matches my experience as well,  except that I found the reaper Hd paints,  undiluted, seem to stick (after 10 minutes in the ultrasonic cleaner) 

Tried that, just don't rub then drop them or scratch them and they'll be fine... really, they'll be fine...

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Youngest Vixen's 21th Birthday..

Just a few friends in shifts over, we will have the big party when the darn virus has been subdued.


Also, company is renovating the stairs.

I'm at work, will be home tomorrow for that, today my girl takes care of it.

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1 hour ago, Kangaroorex said:


Tried that, just don't rub then drop them or scratch them and they'll be fine... really, they'll be fine...

Obviously different batches then


either that or the 10 minutes in the ultrasonic cleaner made a huge difference...

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Moar Coffee!!!!

I'm getting used to drinking more coffee these days..

It doesn't affect me at all.


*** Bounces through the Office***

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