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cdhmanning
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re: Speaking out of line
cdhmanning   5/5/2011 5:07:37 AM
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Precisely. I've often had an "aaah #$%^" moment in the shower, during a "bio break" or while driving. If I get stuck for more than an hour then I go home and will often figure the problem out. One strategy that seems silly, but often really works, is to have a whiteboard in a room with a teddy-bear in a chair. If you get stuck then go explain to teddy how it works. In doing so you'll often find the problem.

t.alex
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re: Speaking out of line
t.alex   5/2/2011 2:18:18 AM
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I should practising bringing the boards home from now on instead of debugging in the office :-)

Sheetal.Pandey
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re: Speaking out of line
Sheetal.Pandey   4/30/2011 5:43:12 PM
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Good..normally the biggest problems are solved when you change the envionment, i guess if we keep working in the same place and keep seeing the problem we tend to ignore minor problems that are actually the cause.

Silicon_Smith
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re: Speaking out of line
Silicon_Smith   4/30/2011 9:16:06 AM
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Is it Klaatu barad nikto or Klaatu Verata Nictu?? I could never be sure...

jimfordbroadcom
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re: Speaking out of line
jimfordbroadcom   4/30/2011 12:10:34 AM
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Ha! That last sentence just reminded me of my days at a now-defunct startup (NDS, to coin an acronym) when we used to often say "Boss, he's masking my interrupt!"



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