atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#6444: This is pretty nifty, actually

It's still taking some getting used to, but yesterday I was home from work 1 minute after I clocked out, and that was marvelous. I'm having some trouble adjusting to the time difference; I'm too used to needing to be in bed by 10 now and I get nervous if I feel like I'm up too late--until I remember my start time etc. Then I can relax a bit.

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Tried starting the Jeep today. It's doing what it did on our trip to Wisconsin: won't start, won't stay running, unless I've got my foot on the gas; and it won't idle. On the plus side, this means it's neither the coil bar nor the crank position sensor, but probably either a grounding issue (that I never did actually correct) or something with the idle air control solenoid and/or the throttle position sensor.

Either way, I'm glad it waited until I was "work from home" to do this. I can fix it approximately at my leisure.

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Leftists are beginning to show their true colors. Of course leftists always want to quash any speech which dissents from their views. Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Castro, Pol Pot--those guys executed collectively over a hundred million people for being politically incorrect. If you think this douchebag is any different, just because he's American, I have some bad news for you.

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And that's just about it for the Boy Scouts. Bankruptcy, because of "escalating legal costs related to lawsuits over how it handled allegations of sex abuse". Yeah.

Vox says, "It didn't take a rocket science to grasp that permitting gays to go camping with young boys was going to lead to sexual abuse...." There were reasons openly gay men were formerly not permitted to be scoutmasters, and one of them was that the incidence of pedophilia among homosexuals is greatly higher than it is among the general population.

But of course if you're a commonly accepted Victim Group (TM), statistics and facts pale in comparison to your group's HURTFEELZ.

Get woke, go broke. Allowing girls in did not help matters.

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Guy shoves sword into stone, now it can't be removed, and he's a saint.

All the facts match up; the sword, its materials and construction, all date correctly. Dude stuck a sword into a stone in the 12th century. Cool.

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Some people are not happy about the Amazon deal for siting one of their headquarters in NYC. Three billion dollars is a lot of money.

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An exceptional story by John C. Wright. This is an excellent way to portray an angel.

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Man, it's Thursday. Tomorrow I must be at the computer early, for training. I'm hoping we're coming to an end of the training for new clients, because I now support six, and tomorrow's will make seven. So far, #4 has turned out to be the big one, making 95% of my calls on Monday and Tuesday.

It is pretty confusing, and the confusion is not eased by the fact that the training for a client consists of showing you how to create a ticket in whatever system they use. Today I floundered around trying to figure out how to do a password reset on the client I was trained on yesterday. *sigh*

Tomorrow's training will mean three new clients this week. It's a bit much. But, glad to have a job, especially one that has a commute measured in feet rather than miles.

I've saved about $40 in gas this week so far. Not to mention tolls.
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