Out of touch

Dammit, Vaughan keeps making me think… (actually it wasTinka). We live in an age of instant communications. Why write a letter when you can email someone and receive a response in hours rather than days (depending on the person of course). Want the latest news? Check out your constantly streaming ticker app, hey, it even flashes if the news is really important! Got a mobile phone? Send a quick txt msg! (see I DO know all the clever …ehhh …textisms??) Except surely it would be quicker to speak to the person. You know, you create noise from your mouth and the person on the other end of the phone interprets it and replies in kind… conversation I think they call …

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Happy customer

An example of good technical support Download update of product. Receive serial number. Try to Install and enter serial number – error message! Try again two more times. Give up. Contact Technical Support. Receive an email 20 minutes later with the correct serial number. Install product successfully. So, many thanks to Angie and the Stardock team. Easily the swiftest and most personalable technical support I’ve ever received (and I’ve received a far amount in the last 10 years or so!) You have a very happy WindowBlinds customer here!

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Kill Jar-Jar

The Empire Bounces Back “The Phantom Menace was a gold-leafed dud for Lucas” Hello my name is Gordon. I’m a Star Wars fan. OK, confession out of the road. This article reads well, and as I’ve already got tickets for May 16th, it makes little difference to whether or not I’ll actually go and see the movie. I just wish I could get the little niggling voice out of my head, the one that is saying that this is a carefully crafted piece of publicity, aimed squarely at gullible fans (read ‘me’). I hate that little cynical voice. [In Alec Guiness dream mode voice]: Remember Jar-Jaarrrrr

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Intrigued

a.lifeuncommon.org “If you don’t expect much, you’ll always beat your expectations.” OK it’s said tongue in cheek, but this is why I read so many personal websites. The redefining of a common way of thinking, challenging the perceived reality we all share, altering the juxtaposition of… awww hell. It’s just cos I’m nosey…

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