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FlyByPC
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FlyByPC   11/1/2012 2:26:05 PM
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"Boss, you know that new gadget we're working on? Yeah, you might want to go with a static demo this weekend, or it might let the Magic Smoke out in front of our new client. Just sayin'."

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   11/1/2012 2:10:21 PM
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So that was YOUR housemate was it -- now I know who to blame!!!

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rfindley   11/1/2012 9:25:17 AM
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Also in the 'mixed message' category: I had a housemate in college -- a real trickster -- who liked to answer 'wrong-number' phone calls as if he were the intended recipient. I could only hear one side of the conversation, of course, so I usually didn't know what he was up to until it was too late. Here's one particularly cringe-inducing call that I remember overhearing: "Hello?" (...) "Sorry, he's in the shower." (...) "No, she's in the shower too, heheheh." (muffled yelling) "Uhh, well, you'll have to ask him yourself." (more yelling) "Okay, I'll tell him you're on your way." (...) "Okay, I *won't* tell him.... Okay, bye." I'm guessing some poor unsuspecting fellow had a rather unpleasant day.

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ost0   11/1/2012 7:33:54 AM
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oops, this got posted under the wrong article.. Been pressing backspace I guess..

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ost0   11/1/2012 7:33:03 AM
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I assume you will come back to us with reports on some real working devices running some real working apps. This will be exiting :) My head has been thinking what this rascal could do for my line of interests.

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Duane Benson   10/31/2012 9:10:48 PM
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"Please don't ship that. I'll pick it up myself." or the close corollary: "I don't work at the old place anymore. Sent it to my new office at..." Both have, unfortunately, happened.

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   10/31/2012 9:10:38 PM
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You got me -- I am literally laughing out loud in my office -- GOOD ONE!!!

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SylvieBarak   10/31/2012 9:09:38 PM
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Deliver the $10,000 in clean crisp unmarked bills before tomorrow at midnight, or you'll never see snuffles the pet hedgehog again.... muahahahahah

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