Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Beck's Got Nothing on Moi
Each of my clients requires that I format my documents in a certain way. My book clients in particular are, well, particular. They like the pages to be double spaced, line numbered, with headers and footers and true tabs so that the designers don't have to waste time monkeying around with weird formatting.
To save ME the trouble of recreating this formatting for every single piece of work, I simply pull up a previous document, do a Save As, and proceed. Only yesterday? The brain tumor must have been acting up, because I inadvertently did a regular save. And lost the entire contents of my first chapter opener. Every. Single. Word.
How many times in my life have I done this? Zero. Nunca. Nada. Zilch.
And because I'm on a Mac, had I only set up Time Machine (hell, I didn't even know it existed until yesterday!), I would have had all those precious words back. BACK, I tell you!
So, make me feel better; what's the dumbest thing you've ever done in the work place?
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