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[Feb. 28th, 2005|07:31 pm]
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Okay, stuff I've been up to:

-Got a paycheck. Most number of characters I've ever seen. Sadly, they are all of type void, so they return no cash.[1]

-It's almost March. That means my birthday is coming up. See the x-mas list for more ideas of what to get me (ha!). Of course, things I've actually said aloud to people are not listed, wouldn't wanna get dupes, nor have textual evidence of asking for any apple product :)

Those of you planning on bequeathing some sort of evil alcohol based shindig in my presence in the near future, please understand that the same thing has been done two years running, being passed out by midnight is not acceptable, and a bottle of 18 year old single malt scotch would be an appropriate drink for the birthday boy's festivities.

-More annoyed then usual at my teachers for failing to actually teach anything, but that's not uncommon at this point in the semester.

-Work is going. Work on the backyard renovation [2] is nearly complete. The water feature (its size is too insignificant to be referred to as a "pool") actually features water now.

-Oh, I put up a gallery of pics of a certain central office located in northern california, visible here. I didn't mention it before because I forgot, and because there really isn't a lot of photos, unlike the one with the servers.


[1] It's funnier if you're a programmer. If not, well, the check just had void printed on it repeatedly. See? Not as funny.

[User Picture]From: lalaith82
2005-02-28 10:20 pm (UTC)
Ha ha ah ah haa ha!!!: "More annoyed then usual at my teachers for failing to actually teach anything, but that's not uncommon at this point in the semester."

Isn't that the truth, man?
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[User Picture]From: whizistic
2005-02-28 10:34 pm (UTC)
It seemed like the only notes I took today were snide comments on the teachers abilities to teach. Yes; here it is: [math] "Teacher is being especially retarded today" (shortly after the 3rd error on the same problem) and [comp arch] "Stop repeating your stupid cliches and actually lecture on the fricking microprocessor architecture, you failed HP engineer" (during his rant on how it's supposed to be hard to learn, and to read your book constantly)

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[User Picture]From: jgp
2005-03-05 03:03 pm (UTC)
I've always tried to figure out why payroll checks sometimes have like 5 or 6 leading zeros before the actual amount - I mean, I know they might be used for bigger-ticket items than payroll, but it also makes me think that some of my co-workers really DO make like $10M a year... =/
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[User Picture]From: whizistic
2005-03-06 08:22 pm (UTC)
umm, considering where you work, and presuming the same payroll software is done for most, if not all paychecks, some of your co-workers probably DO make like $10M a year. For large values of co-worker, anyway.
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[User Picture]From: jgp
2005-03-06 08:28 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I know. Still pisses me off... =/
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