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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 30th, 2018, 11:42 pm

I don’t think I’ve seen any of his stuff for two or three decades, but back then he was funny.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 31st, 2018, 3:01 am

Who here thinks that Billy Connolly is funny?
I'm watching him now and not amused. Ricky Gervais is the only comedian who can make me laugh - hysterically.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 31st, 2018, 8:24 am

Who here thinks that Billy Connolly is funny?
on a related note
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2019, 3:27 pm

What is protonmail.com used for?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2019, 3:38 pm

End-to-end encrypted email. Or so they say.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2019, 11:58 pm

with backdoor to whom?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 3rd, 2019, 12:03 am

It's a mail service that you use when you want to send someone a proton.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 10:16 am

I've used Skype for a conference call (for the first time) and I'm wondering what one feature means: a heart popping up in a specific participant's window. Is it like those likes people send during live videos on Facebook (when they like what's being said)? I cannot find any info about it...
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 10:57 am

Skype is a strange product. 
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 11:03 am

I've used Skype for a conference call (for the first time) and I'm wondering what one feature means: a heart popping up in a specific participant's window. Is it like those likes people send during live videos on Facebook (when they like what's being said)? I cannot find any info about it...
Microsoft calls it “messaging reactions” and, yes, it is somebody’s way to visually express their view on something (or, perhaps, someone).
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 11:18 am

Thanks. (This is so absurd. That was the moment I was talking about road accidents, afair. Skype is clearly not a tool for business use.)
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 11:32 am

Thanks. (This is so absurd. That was the moment I was talking about road accidents, afair. Skype is clearly not a tool for business use.)
Depends on the relationship. 
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 11:59 am

Don't even joke about it. Last night I had some innuendos intervened in business messages by my collaborator: first something about benefits of pole dancing (he recommended it to me) and next about his fantasies to have a nice friend who would dance for him... I shut him up quickly, but thinking about the whole situation still makes me sick and a bit scared.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 12:39 pm

Don't even joke about it. Last night I had some innuendos intervened in business messages by my collaborator: first something about benefits of pole dancing (he recommended it to me) and next about his fantasies to have a nice friend who would dance for him... I shut him up quickly, but thinking about the whole situation still makes me sick and a bit scared.

Hopefully you are not serious, but if so beware of forum karma. Is there a chance he knows about your presence here?

Sometimes it seems all in good fun, or edgy, but contained in this little world.

That’s not necessarily true though. So if you are fortunate he will back off, but he might also enjoy making you feel sick and scared.

Take care and good luck with this little problem.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 4th, 2019, 2:36 pm

That doesn’t feel right in a professional setting, ipso facto since you feel sick and scared about it. Here in the OT I freely dispense remarks of a sort that I would use extremely sparingly, if ever, in the office. In this context usually in the “think suitcase” genre, but all in good fun.
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