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Tuesday, 17 January 2012

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"My regular commenter, Andra, keeps complaining that she is finding it difficult to register comments. Are any of you suffering similar difficulties?"

Only in the sense that I am occasionally lost for words. When faced with articles which are so definitive, such jewel-like distillations of wisdom, it is the intellect which fails, rather than the software.

I always said, 'W', that you were a man of taste and discernment!

I have no problems. I sometimes find the CAPTCHA code a little difficult to read, but that's just decrepitude.

Andra?

Anytime you're reading on D&N it's just like what the Air Captain's of British Airways warn before the flight - "Turn your electronics OFF!"

And yes Andra - Australian dildoes are most certainly electronics.

(Flight Engineer to Cap'n Duff --- Onboard communications are returned to the Captain's console. --- And sorry 'bout that warning of a water emergency landing --- doggone stewardess was fidgeting.)

JK: Puhleese!~

Safest is just to write your comment elsewhere -- Word or Notepad or some such -- then paste it in all at once.

See, that's what pisses me off with all this techie-thingie-stuff, it shows up one's total lack of intelligence! It never occurred to me to do what Malcolm suggested and type my posts in Word first. In that format the spell-checker is excellent so I wouldn't have to keep going back, sometimes days later, to correct embarrassing spelling mistakes - well, that's if I could be embarrassed at all these days. Well done, Malcolm, you have earned the first D&N Merit Badge of the year. And, JK, you are to return yours immediately for gross insubordination to Andra who wouldn't be seen dead with an Australian dildoe . . . Japanese, possibly, but Australian, never!

Be careful using that spell-checker thingie David - especially with words like threw. Might make your "looking like it's, for good or bad" prognosticating isn't that sort of threw.

http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/17/10178071-palin-urges-sc-voters-to-support-gingrich-in-primary

Might lead some 'stead of going you your wise words to go with the ethnicity of "those electronics" take too looks.

ANDRA! I think JK needs some of your homely advice!

"I think JK needs some of your homely advice!"

That, or your dildoe.

Frankly, I think JK needs a good smack on the bottom but he'd probably like that!

Why, thank you, David!

(I had a actually written a far longer comment just now, of coruscating brilliance and incalculable value to the technically challenged, but the comment-box whatsit reset itself or something and I lost it.)

Malcolm

...........AHA!!!!

See - it's not just me, Duff. And, as I recall, DM had the same problem a while ago.

Oh God, now I'm going to have to send a mesage to one of those gorgeous blondes in California who man the 'Help for Idiots' desk. And, no, I don't know for sure that they are either gorgeous or blonde but I like to think of them that way. Alas, I think they have a special bulletin board for my queries which, when I receive the more than obvious answer, I suspect reduces them to helpless giggles. However, I should warn you that sometimes I don't even understand the answers they send but that may say more about me than them. I will keep you posted.

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