Friday, December 19, 2008

Get out of my dreams and into my car

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18 Comments:

Blogger Mikkel said...

Man and machine: Can they co-exist?

11:36 pm  
Blogger Susanne said...

Å, du fik et autentisk abehyl i gave fra Afrika? Don't wear it out now:)

11:51 pm  
Blogger mrtn said...

Yeah, well, things are tough all over. What prompted the freak-out?

10:55 am  
Blogger Mikkel said...

The goddamn scanner. Can't live with it, can't live without it. It's complicated.

10:59 am  
Blogger Lasse said...

Was it the classic of scanning a lot of stuff then closing the program only to realize that it closes all scanned instances in the photo editing program??? or what was deleted?!?!?

PS: It looked like the kind of reaction the CIA guy must have had when he by accident deleted the evidence of the weapons of mass destruction.

11:08 am  
Blogger Mikkel said...

It was the not so classic "Why does the scanner always ignore my selection and then autonomously decide which area it wants to scan at an 11 degree counter clockwise angle???"

12:28 pm  
Blogger Mikkel said...

And why, oh why, does it jump back to "black and white, 150 dpi", when I always, always, ALWAYS want colour?!!!!

Yes, I've tried changing the preferences to "do not automatically set the output type after selection". It still thinks it knows better than me.

One day I'm going to pay a little visit to the Hewlett Packard guys with a 12.7 i feltaffutage, I'm telling you. "They will pay... With rivers of blood."

12:37 pm  
Blogger Mikkel said...

Also: Punching the bookshelves a lot really helps build up the cartilage between those knuckles.

12:42 pm  
Blogger mrtn said...

That's like when Photoshop consistently chooses b&w in some mysterious aspect ratio as the default, even though I always choose colour. I suggest padding the bookshelves.

7:03 pm  
Anonymous børvis said...

it's mac drivers...
what can I say, HP makes PCs and PC kit...

hey, this is how I feel EVERYDAY in my job

9:02 pm  
Anonymous børvis said...

hm, mikkel, where is the post with you singing a song in a car when lasse is driving. i've tried to find it, but i cant... (and I'm about to scream just like you)

9:53 pm  
Blogger Mikkel said...

It's in Lasse's blog.

The scanner does exactly the same when I use the PC.

In my job I find myself humming the tune from Rawhide.

8:16 am  
Blogger Mikkel said...

"Dont try to understand them
Just rope, throw and brand them..."

8:18 am  
Anonymous børvis said...

haha

11:59 pm  
Blogger Mikkel said...

I'm talking about my co-workers of course.

12:35 pm  
Blogger b1-66er said...

bradley knew that the chances for a clean bill of health were slim at best, but he'd worked his way out from worse spots than this. losers give up hope and bradley was anything but a loser.

the surgeon walked in with a grim expression.

"well, brad, i wish there were a way to cushion this, but i can't think of one ..."

"just tell me, doc."

"the exploratory revealed a dull patina across the entire surface of the kidney ... what we're looking for, what we NEED is for things to be smooth ... and ..." the doctor trailed off.

"and what, doc?" bradley's voice was hoarse and twisted. the hammer was about to fall, he could feel it.

"in layman's terms: things are tough all over."

for the first time in 25 years, bradley burst into tears. he mumbled into his sleeve. "oh my god. oh my god. oh my god."

12:40 am  
Blogger Mikkel said...

The name "Bradley" really says it all.

2:12 pm  
Blogger Markus Gaupås Johansen said...

if you can't beat them, join them

4:27 pm  

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