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December 7th, 2004


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11:58 am - Office quotes. . .
The ADF Office (and us office elves) sometimes get the best emails. One of my favourite quotes ever comes from back in August of 2004:

"Thank you for creating such an informative and interesting site - it must have taken hours to research and put together."

Because, you know, the ADF website only took about two hours to throw together, but I guess we did about ten hours of research beforehand. . .

</sarcasm>

The quote really needs to go on a T-Shirt for Anthony.
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From:tlachtga
Date:December 7th, 2004 09:09 am (UTC)
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Were they serious, or was that a slap in the face? Sometimes I can't tell when people are being sarcastic on the web.
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From:kallisti
Date:December 7th, 2004 09:46 am (UTC)
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Ya, it may have taken him only two hours to do, but he was slacking...[grin]

ttyl
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From:reisender
Date:December 7th, 2004 09:47 am (UTC)
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Well, you have to take it as a compliment because person at least bothered to thank you for whatever time you actually did take.

However, being a computer programmer myself, it is sometimes amazing how folks either overestimate or underestimate the process of building software. It never seems to fail that you get huge credit for making a small change to your software and people never seem to notice the improvements that you spend weeks of 12 hours days working towards. I once believed the greatest accolades came from work that improved the user interface or added new features to software. Now, I really can't claim to have any insight into what improvements users will value most.

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From:smithing_chick
Date:December 7th, 2004 11:26 am (UTC)
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Now, I really can't claim to have any insight into what improvements users will value most.

I feel much the same about the website I work on.

I also can't explain why some people find menu bars & some people don't.
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From:shes_unreal
Date:December 7th, 2004 10:06 am (UTC)
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I got a message the other day from the Fusion website saying something like, "This is a nice site but I don't agree with parts of it."

Which parts, I wonder? That we go to OSU? That we're a GLBT student group? Or that the URL for PFLAG is www.pflag.org?
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From:willowsong
Date:December 8th, 2004 11:40 am (UTC)
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LOL... If they only knew *smiles*
Ya... Anthony'd get a hoot out of that.

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