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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Apr 2018 6:59 p.m. PST

Just a quick note to let you know why things are running a little slow this week.

First, it's income tax time. grin

Second, Editor Dianna's laptop died, so she's off work until it's replaced. Which means I'm doing Hobby News by myself. grin

Third, Editor Gwen is in the process of relocating to a safer location, and doesn't yet have a regular internet connection. So, yes, I'm doing her job this week, too. grin

Just like the good old days when TMP was a one-man show!

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 8:42 p.m. PST

Oh dear.

attilathepun47 Inactive Member10 Apr 2018 9:32 p.m. PST

It's good for you--builds character, keeps you off the streets, and out of trouble.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Apr 2018 10:12 p.m. PST

Keeps me from sleeping! evil grin

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 1:43 a.m. PST

Real life just keeps on getting in the way of gaming! I sympathise Bill. Just keep plugging away.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

Understood.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Apr 2018 5:30 a.m. PST

To give some idea of what laptops go through in the tropics: extreme heat, humidity, and bugs (literally! tiny ants). Dianna's laptop is actually rusty, and the ports are loose. And it was already on its 2nd keyboard.

Meanwhile, Editor Gwen's laptop went into the shop recently, had some repairs, and seems to be OK, despite having been caught in several floods over the years!

bobspruster11 Apr 2018 6:14 a.m. PST

That's why they pay you the big bucks, Bill.

Legion 411 Apr 2018 6:21 a.m. PST

I already got my Tax Return … $6.00 USD !!!! huh? evil grin

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 8:03 a.m. PST

Federal return goes in the mail today; state return
tomorrow.

I don't owe (thank goodness !) but getting a much smaller
Federal refund this year.

Roderick Robertson Fezian11 Apr 2018 9:05 a.m. PST

Keeps me from sleeping!

Sleep is unproductive time.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 10:57 a.m. PST

Keep calm, the world will not end….probably!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 12:47 p.m. PST

Oh my!

Oberlindes Sol LIC11 Apr 2018 1:59 p.m. PST

We feel your pain.

Bismarck11 Apr 2018 3:01 p.m. PST

Hang in there, Bill.

I can only imagine what the humid tropical weather would do to a laptop. It was hard enough on Military Gear. Hope your editors get squared away and that you can at least get some sleep!

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 8:14 a.m. PST

I too am a bit rusty with loose ports

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