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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #255 on: March 23, 2015, 01:02:33 PM »
My logical brain is having a meltdown at the moment
*does... not... compute... *

The worst part is I just today noticed the topic header is at the top of each individual post. Guess I'd gotten so used to it I blocked it out.
Haha yeah, I completely blanked that aswell  :-[
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #256 on: March 26, 2015, 02:57:55 AM »
Wow you're even worse than me ;D I usually also have a few tabs open, but it's only one for each site hehe
Yeah I open all the unread posts at once, each in their own tab. Far more efficient that way...
I do the same. :)

All the no's in the world.   I have to do one at a time to keep up with the conversation.   I wonder if their is a correlation between multiple tabs of the same site & reading multiple books at once (which I cannot do).

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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #257 on: March 26, 2015, 03:11:25 AM »
Wow you're even worse than me ;D I usually also have a few tabs open, but it's only one for each site hehe
Yeah I open all the unread posts at once, each in their own tab. Far more efficient that way...
I do the same. :)

All the no's in the world.   I have to do one at a time to keep up with the conversation.   I wonder if their is a correlation between multiple tabs of the same site & reading multiple books at once (which I cannot do).
I don't do that, so it's definitely not the same for everyone  :P
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« Reply #258 on: March 26, 2015, 03:15:20 AM »
Wow you're even worse than me ;D I usually also have a few tabs open, but it's only one for each site hehe
Yeah I open all the unread posts at once, each in their own tab. Far more efficient that way...
I do the same. :)

All the no's in the world.   I have to do one at a time to keep up with the conversation.   I wonder if their is a correlation between multiple tabs of the same site & reading multiple books at once (which I cannot do).
I don't do that, so it's definitely not the same for everyone  :P


Thanks for killing my theory in the first post!

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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #259 on: March 26, 2015, 03:17:38 AM »
Wow you're even worse than me ;D I usually also have a few tabs open, but it's only one for each site hehe
Yeah I open all the unread posts at once, each in their own tab. Far more efficient that way...
I do the same. :)

All the no's in the world.   I have to do one at a time to keep up with the conversation.   I wonder if their is a correlation between multiple tabs of the same site & reading multiple books at once (which I cannot do).
I don't do that, so it's definitely not the same for everyone  :P


Thanks for killing my theory in the first post!
You're welcome!
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #260 on: March 26, 2015, 11:20:13 AM »
So, I don't do multiple tabs unless I'm trying to reference once thread in another.

What I do do is obsessively click on the "Shows posts since your last visit," and then go back to that screen after I've read each post. If I get no results at some point, I click where it says something like "Click here to try all unread topics" in the center of the screen. And if that's empty, I despair.

Meanwhile, it does drive me crazy that if I open the "Show unread posts" screen on my iPad and then on my laptop, it will come up empty on the laptop. Forcing me to click on the "Try all unread topics", which is just not right.

And I do have multiple books going at all times.  ;) ;D
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #261 on: March 26, 2015, 03:07:31 PM »
Meanwhile, it does drive me crazy that if I open the "Show unread posts" screen on my iPad and then on my laptop, it will come up empty on the laptop. Forcing me to click on the "Try all unread topics", which is just not right.
Same here with my phone and tapatalk...  >:(
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #262 on: March 26, 2015, 03:17:35 PM »
What I do do is obsessively click on the "Shows posts since your last visit," and then go back to that screen after I've read each post. If I get no results at some point, I click where it says something like "Click here to try all unread topics" in the center of the screen. And if that's empty, I despair.

Phew. Glad I'm not the only one. This has almost become a ritual whenever I take a moment to think. The show unread posts button is probably as worn down as my (Ctrl + S) keys [You have to smash the button at least twenty times before it will save, right?].

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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #263 on: March 26, 2015, 08:40:56 PM »
I just follow the red signs...
You know, red, scarlet, all good 8)

(there are a couple of sections I don't normally read)
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #264 on: March 27, 2015, 08:28:51 AM »
So, Gariath and Doctor Chill seem to be in competition with each other for the Most Like Button Spamming Person award. Just look at the "Like-section" of the recent posts on this topic. On the other hand, they might just be very easy to please.  ;D

EDIT: Yeah, I should have read the thread dealing with this rivalry of "churches" better before posting, but I didn't realize that it had THREE PAGES OF POSTS SINCE I LAST CHECKED (which was yesterday). Damn you all!!!  :P
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Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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« Reply #265 on: March 27, 2015, 10:03:51 AM »
So, Gariath and Doctor Chill seem to be in competition with each other for the Most Like Button Spamming Person award. Just look at the "Like-section" of the recent posts on this topic. On the other hand, they might just be very easy to please.  ;D

EDIT: Yeah, I should have read the thread dealing with this rivalry of "churches" better before posting, but I didn't realize that it had THREE PAGES OF POSTS SINCE I LAST CHECKED (which was yesterday). Damn you all!!!  :P
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #266 on: March 27, 2015, 12:58:42 PM »
EDIT: Yeah, I should have read the thread dealing with this rivalry of "churches" better before posting, but I didn't realize that it had THREE PAGES OF POSTS SINCE I LAST CHECKED (which was yesterday). Damn you all!!!  :P

No no, the Church of Gariath does all the damning.  :)

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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #267 on: March 27, 2015, 03:23:18 PM »
I'm wondering, do the Likes given by Justan and Raptori increase Gariath's Like total, since they all are part of the same unholy trinity?
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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #268 on: March 28, 2015, 10:44:38 AM »
Just saw this - literal translations of finnish words into english.  8)

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Re: Miscellaneous Musings
« Reply #269 on: March 28, 2015, 03:05:15 PM »
The real question here is how we English speakers missed breast vest. The rhyming makes it so classy.