@FlyByPC: "Max -- no time to explain. Reverse the Z-axis direction, and quickly!"
LOL ... And if I called my wife and said something equivalent, her immediate response would be "Why?" and I'd say "I said ther'e no time to explain!" and she woudl reply "Why not?" .... and so it would go until I hit the ground :-)
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