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re: Quotable Quotes (but donít quote me)
BrainiacV   2/22/2013 7:44:00 PM
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"Read the field manual"

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BrainiacV   2/22/2013 7:43:07 PM
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When I bought a new cellphone the salesman offered to set up my name in it. I declined I told him, "I'll just RTFM." He smiled, and smiled, and finally said, "You just made my day."

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Max The Magnificent   2/13/2013 5:44:42 PM
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Unfortunately, it is for some managers...

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chrisshore   2/13/2013 10:18:01 AM
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As is often the case, Jennings was there first. See his 1963 article on research into Resistentialism (or the belief that "The Things are Against Us"). He didn't get as far as buttered cats but documented very careful experiments with marmalade and carpets... http://webjournal.nerdfiles.net/2011/10/27/report-on-resistentialism-by-paul-jennings/

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:29:05 PM
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All great ones -- thanks for sharing

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:27:49 PM
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That was a great film :-)

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:27:18 PM
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That's dreadful :-)

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:27:01 PM
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Tell that to my wife -- when she buys something electronic she says to me "read the manual and tell me what's in it" (like that's ever going to happen :-)

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:26:08 PM
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Good one!

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Max The Magnificent   2/12/2013 9:25:56 PM
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I liked that one also

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