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Reverse first-world problems: What *good* thing happened to you today?

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BoomerD

No Lifer
Feb 26, 2006
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I don't know if it's good or not...but we sold our house. Today is the closing. Last bit of stuff to pack out, then a bit of cleaning. Our new house is SUPPOSED to close on 12/20....we'll see.
Gonna be living in the little (30') motorhome for a few weeks. That's gonna be fun...:rolleyes:
 

clamum

Lifer
Feb 13, 2003
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Picked up the Surface during lunch and Ultratech order placed. Pretty dang good day I must say.
 

IronWing

No Lifer
Jul 20, 2001
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A female western screech owl was hanging out in our oak tree this evening. It took flight when I stepped outside and it circled the yard while calling. A great horned owl responded with some screams. Great horned owls will eat screech owls so I hope it got away.
 

Carson Dyle

Diamond Member
Jul 2, 2012
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A female western screech owl was hanging out in our oak tree this evening. It took flight when I stepped outside and it circled the yard while calling. A great horned owl responded with some screams. Great horned owls will eat screech owls so I hope it got away.
Yeah, you won't find owls outside of first world countries. We're so lucky... Electric cars, Starbucks on every corner. And owls.
 

BarkingGhostar

Diamond Member
Nov 20, 2009
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Yesterday I managed to get a 15 year old flatbed scanner working in Linux. It was a test as I hadn't really planned on operating it in Linux, but I got it working. I then rebooted and used it to scan 35-40 year old pictures for the wife. I used Adobe Photoshop 5's WIA interface to operate the scanner in Windows even though HP never (Scanjet 3970) never supported anything above Vista.
 
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highland145

Lifer
Oct 12, 2009
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My banker just brought me a bag of assorted miniature chocolate bars. :cool:


They'll all be gone by lunch. :( Eff it. :D
 

lxskllr

No Lifer
Nov 30, 2004
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My banker just brought me a bag of assorted miniature chocolate bars. :cool:


They'll all be gone by lunch. :( Eff it. :D
"Man, these are good. Ok last handful. Well, alright, I'll have a couple more. Alright, last one. Not enough to bother saving now. Might as well finish the bag..."

:^D
 

highland145

Lifer
Oct 12, 2009
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Was actually able to download my phone contacts to a csv file, convert them to vcf and import them to the new smart phone. Thanks youtube.
 
Feb 25, 2011
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Today was my last day of class. In a couple weeks paperwork will be done and I'll have a bs in compsci.

I mean, ok, I already have three other degrees, but it still feels good man.
 

IronWing

No Lifer
Jul 20, 2001
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Today was my last day of class. In a couple weeks paperwork will be done and I'll have a bs in compsci.

I mean, ok, I already have three other degrees, but it still feels good man.
"I'm sorry, we can't issue your diploma or release your transcript until you return that book you checked out in 2015."




Congratulations! :cool:
 
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clamum

Lifer
Feb 13, 2003
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Ah, it's Friday? That's a good thing. Means I can sleep in Sunday (parents are coming down to visit this weekend and I play bingo w/ my mom tomorrow so no sleep in, fk).

I'm just looking forward to getting off work, relaxing with the folks and having some food, then watching a few new YouTube vids from subscribers, then playing a bit of RDR2 before bed. Sounds good to me!
 
Feb 25, 2011
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Booked flights last night for our christmas (well, 26-30th) vacation to my parents' place. I hope Frankenmuth stocked up on fudge...
 

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