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  1. Normal or nuts?

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    For some peculiar reason I do get angry when waiting for an elevator and someone presses the button that I have already pressed.

    “What, I didn’t press the button right?”
    “Seriously, do you think pressing it again is going to make the elevator come faster?”
    “Pressing the button – what a splendid idea! Why didn’t I think of that?

    And then afterward I wonder if that wasn’t a wee bit overboard, eg nutty. Reason why I am sharing this is because ...

    Updated Yesterday at 02:28 AM by Gigantus

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  2. A strictly mathematical viewpoint

    by , February 24, 2021 at 10:45 AM (Tall an' handsome)
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    What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%?

    Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%.

    How about achieving 103%? What makes up 100% in life anyhow?

    Here's a little mathematical formula that might help you answer these questions:

    Code:
    If: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 
    Is represented as:
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  3. A glorious sign of our times

    by , November 10, 2020 at 06:42 AM (Tall an' handsome)
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    I'd ignored it for as long as I could.

    I'm suspicious of opening apps that someone else has shoved onto my phone. Especially if they tell me how I'm living my life and suggest ways I could be living it better.

    They were, after all, created by people who may merely be sanctimonious tech types with a tawdry life of their own. And I'm not specifically referring to anyone who works for Apple.

    Recently, though, I succumbed. I opened the Apple Health ...
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  4. Calculated lounging

    by , October 16, 2020 at 09:47 PM (Tall an' handsome)
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    Some years ago I had to travel a lot in the line of duty and often found myself in airport lounges whiling the time away between connecting flights. Being a charming conversationalist I did have my fair share of scintillating discussions with the fairer sex in those lounges and I still remember the following discussion as if it was yesterday:

    Woman: Do you drink beer?
    Me: Ye

    Woman: How many beers a day?
    Me: Usually about 3.

    Woman: ...
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  5. An elderly road trip

    by , October 13, 2020 at 10:41 PM (Tall an' handsome)
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    While on a road trip to visit our adorable grand children, my wife and I stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch.

    After finishing our meal, we left the restaurant, and resumed our trip.

    When leaving, my wife unknowingly left her glasses on the table, and she didn't miss them until we had been driving about forty minutes.

    By then, to add to my aggravation, we had to travel quite a distance before we could find a place to turn around, in order ...

    Updated October 13, 2020 at 10:55 PM by Gigantus

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