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What did you learn this week? (w.o. 4/9/07)

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:eek:Please post two of the most important things you learned this work week. One mac-forum related, one real-world.

:bone:This week I learned in mac-forums that command-shift-4 then space-bar lets you take pics of windows. Hot tip!! I knew all about the screen grab functions... all but the space bar trick. Love it.

:bomb:In real life I learned that I was wrong in thinking that giving in is weakness. Sometimes its a happier road to not give a care and go with the flow. Getting your way for the sake of winning... doesn't reward you with anything.


So, whatcha got?!
 
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From Mac-Forums I learned that you can use Finder as a simple FTP client (thanks D3v1L80Y)

From the real-world (not sure if this counts) I purchased my first item from the iTunes Store and learned that you have to authorize your computer in order for the content to work (or in my case I had to authorize the computer so that the iPod game would by synced to my iPod - I hadn't realised this - purchased my new game - synced my iPod then went out expecting to be able to play my new game).
 
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I bought some more RAM and I've learnt that I can't trust my local CompUSA for supplies (meaning certain things). I bought it online, but I could not pick up at the store. So, I ended up paying a shipment for no good reason.

The other thing I've learnt was how to make a pair of earrings and a neckless of my own creation.
 

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i built a VM server at work for the first time.

i almost learned how to play koi-koi, but it still eludes me.

i learned that my son may have a little brother or sister before the year is out.
 
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i learned how to use dreamweaver to a higher level of capability :D
i.e layers etc
 
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i built a VM server at work for the first time.

i almost learned how to play koi-koi, but it still eludes me.

i learned that my son may have a little brother or sister before the year is out.

Whoah! Eric that is awesome news! Big congratulations are in order to you and your lady!
 

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thanks. :)
it's a little early to be in baby mode, and i'm trying to not get too excited yet as it's only about a 6-8 weeks along. but yeah, i'm pretty happy and hopeful. :)
 
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i built a VM server at work for the first time.

i almost learned how to play koi-koi, but it still eludes me.

i learned that my son may have a little brother or sister before the year is out.

Congratulations! Please, tell you wife to take it easy during next nine months and you will do all the cooking, cleaning, laundry, yard work, shopping, etc. lol
Etc. means anything else she needs.
 

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she's actually still planning on walking in the breast cancer 3-day in a few months. so i don't know how easy she's going to be taking it. ;)
 
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I realised that not everyone using a Mac is anti-Microsoft (I know it took me a while)....

In the Real World I learnt some more Web Design and Development stuff that I want to tweak with more, still a superb "newbie" at it all. Although it's more of a Hobby rather than something I take serious.
 
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i learnt that i can fix my printer by smashing it with a fist.

i lernt that i took all the wrong courses in highschool to do what i finaly decided to do, so now i have to take summer school, and go to ighschool an extra year. bah
 
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I learned that I have to reboot my inner price-gouging gauge because if I don't buy gas at $1.02.9 a litre, it will go up to $1.04.9.

With my Mac, never burn Memorex DVDs, because then the Mac won't see them.
 
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I learned that I have to reboot my inner price-gouging gauge because if I don't buy gas at $1.02.9 a litre, it will go up to $1.04.9.

With my Mac, never burn Memorex DVDs, because then the Mac won't see them.

I am paying about $3.50 a gallon which means 87 cents a litre.
Also, I have a credit card that pays back 5% an all auto related purchases, including gas, repairs, accessories, etc. So, you pay more for gas if you go to all cash places vs. buying with this credit card.
What a country?
 
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I am paying $1.34 per litre today.....not happy

This week I learned that I need to trust my employees because they get angry if I check up on them.....I also learned that I need to check their work before they take presentations to meetings.

I also learned that I have more friends than I thought.
 

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I am paying about $3.50 a gallon which means 87 cents a litre.
Also, I have a credit card that pays back 5% an all auto related purchases, including gas, repairs, accessories, etc. So, you pay more for gas if you go to all cash places vs. buying with this credit card.
What a country?

that 5% won't make up for the inflation on all other products from gas prices going up. ;)
 
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Eric...congrats on the impending possibility of again becoming a father.
 
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I think the puzzled look on my avatar shows puzzlement over the happiness that you avatar exudes.
 

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