SPAM-MED: Re: Time to upgrade my technique...
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jun 10 22:59:08 CDT 2008
Richard Gaskin wrote:
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
> > Richard, you wrote a great explanation of this on the list some
> > time ago. I wonder if you still have it. Something about moving
> > things around in the janitor's closet every time you needed to
> > get the cleaning fluid or something.
> Of all the metaphors I've ever written, I felt that was one of the few
> accurate ones. But you're the only person who remembers it at all.
Who knows, maybe everyone remembers it and wishes they didn't. :) It
makes me feel guilty every time I have to use a field.
> 1. PROPERTY: This bucket is on the floor right in front of you.
> 2. FIELD: This bucket is in a room down the hall and around the corner,
> turn left, then go through the first door, turn right, go through the
> double-doors, then take the hall on the left to the staircase, go
> downstairs, and on your right you'll find a storage bin -- the bucket is
> in the bin, behind a mop...
That was it. Even though I have never played around with the Mac
toolbox, I still think it's funny. And spooky accurate.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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