Why It Takes So Long … to Scan Items In

Ready to scan items in.

  • Can’t. Don’t have a scanner.
  • Steal one from a Cash Register in the store.
  • Try to plug in. Can’t see back of PC. Jump up on Desk.
  • Won’t work. PS/2 Scanner, USB PC.
  • Have PC with PS/2 port in Spare Office. Luckily it’s already got everything we need for the job.
  • Person not quite trained yet. Finishing today, we’ll start Monday.
  • Have Weekend.
  • Other important PC Crashes. Steal the scanner PC.
  • Person trained and ready to scan items in.
  • Can’t. Don’t have a scanner.
  • Have Dave order one.
  • Receive it. Plug it in.

Ready to scan items in.

Why It Takes So Long … to Update the web Site Header

Ready to upload new header to web site.

  • Need to add hotspots.
  • Open with Fireworks. Missing Font: Arial Rounded MT Bold
  • Decide I don’t care
  • This document uses live effects or filters that are not currently installed.
  • Upgrade to Lastest Version
  • Copy is on USB thumb-drive
  • Perform Quicken backup. (That’s why the thumb drive was there). Exit Quicken.
  • Eject thumb drive. Hit Exit U3 Application instead of Eject Drive. Crap.
  • Hit “Safely Stop Hardware, pull thumb drive. Plug into front USB slot of Desktop PC.
  • Front USB slot is dead
  • Bend down under speaker stand, plug into back slot.
  • Bang head coming back up. Ouch.
  • Close Fireworks. Answer Instant Message about Order Entry Screen programming change.
  • Unpopular answer
  • Answer again.
  • Get an OK.
  • Welcome to Installer. Accept License. Check “Create QuickLaunch Bar Shortcut”
  • Check all for “Defaut Editor” Settings Click Next. Click Install. Things are happening.
  • Check Launch Fireworks, hit Next.
  • Nothing Happens.
  • No wait. It’s just hidden and has no icon in the task bar. Alt-tab to it. Enter serial info. Check for updates.
  • Give up too complicated.
  • Brain fart and I click away from the e-mail containing the graphic.
  • Go back into the e-mail to get the graphic.
  • Missing Font: Arial Rounded MT Bold
  • Decide I don’t care.
  • Sadly realize that the graphic provides only one image for 2 links. Decide Jason can fix next week.
  • Remember Jason is in Mexico next week.
  • Decide I don’t care.
  • It does have hotspots, just have to move and resize. Delete inexplicable slicing.
  • Remember I have to care. Create landing page to solve the 2 link/ 1 image problem.
  • Create javascript function for popup.
  • Forget syntax for “self.close();”
  • Save file.
  • Add last hotspot. Export html and images.

Ready to upload new header to web site.