What happened today that neither pissed you off nor made you happy but is nevertheless noteworthy?

Fwiffo

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Uoside: I somehow managed to log into an old Hotmail account I thought was long lost years ago.

Downside: they wiped all my old emails last July due to inactivity. No great loss, just pics of ex’s and old family correspondence
Stop trusting the cloud.
 

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I’d long since given up hope of ever being able to get into that old account, after a gazillion failed password attempts. But now that I am back in, I’m remembering some of the old stuff that should be there but isn’t
 

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I’d long since given up hope of ever being able to get into that old account, after a gazillion failed password attempts. But now that I am back in, I’m remembering some of the old stuff that should be there but isn’t
I have e-mails going back to 2003. I'm not really sure I'll ever go back and check any of the archives. I was storing it myself on my own computers and now have transferred it online. A lot of times I simply use it to check when was the last time I bought or purchased something and what e-mail account I used to recover my account name and password. Beyond that it's a bit painful and embarrassing to go through all my correspondence with my lady friends and the things I was infatuated with at the time.
 

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No but where I was working spent millions on Y2K
The IT consultants made a killing back then. Most, if not all of them, knew nothing would happen and rode the wave bigly on their grand a day plus expenses.
And to think all I was doing was watching Ricky Martin ring in the new year and anticipating the next release from N sync.
 

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Yesterday was Victoria Day in Canada. I worked most of the day. I had a call with my peers and my boss at 1300 and then afterwards ran to the airport. As I was getting out of the airport train I was getting my electronic boarding pass ready and noticed an e-mail saying the conference we had out on the west coast was cancelled. The days looked funny (I was not going to be there Thursday anyway) and so I rang my boss and he said all able bodies have been dispatched to put out some fire in another subsidiary somewhere else. I spent the next 20 minutes on the phone with the corporate travel agency trying to get refunds or credits for everything. Then I took the airport train straight home and then bought a train ticket to come back out to the village I work in that evening.

This job gives my life movie like moments sometimes.
 
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