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The case of the calendar screw-up

Karen Field
11/24/2010 12:08 PM EST

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Dwight Bues
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Dwight Bues   12/29/2010 7:33:25 PM
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I have to presume the calendar's designer had two "Ex's"...one born on 23 November and one born on 23 December. That would explain it. : )

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KB3001   12/8/2010 6:08:08 PM
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Well, thank Goodness I do not have a printed calendar then...

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ReneCardenas   12/8/2010 5:16:20 PM
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At least this one is a reprogrammable / correctalbe error, LOL

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goafrit   11/29/2010 5:28:50 AM
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It has happens now and then...

Mark Wehrmeister
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Mark Wehrmeister   11/27/2010 7:40:00 PM
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Just think about the poor person whose birthday fell on November 23rd. They would have missed out entirely! I like the suggested fix, but wonder if the QA department was fired for missing this obvious mistake.

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WKetel   11/25/2010 12:59:43 AM
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Some weeks are that way, in that they have a second Monday, which for quite a few months was the day that the weekend emergency problems all had to be fixed. Or like Garfield (the cat) used to say,"I know there is a Monday out there just waiting for me". Sometimes he is right.

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David Ashton   11/24/2010 11:26:16 PM
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I had exactly the same problem in one of my calendars a few months ago. Must be catching......

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Duane Benson   11/24/2010 4:55:31 PM
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It's nice that he was willing to let you make the fix without voiding the warranty. Perhaps, he'd even go so far as to allow the mod to be released open source under a Creative Commons license.

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