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Arrrgghh! Technology is a PITA!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

I had started a blog earlier today...one of those deep thinking ones about what's been going on with my life lately, my health, the decisions I'm facing, and I came back to finish it this evening. I typed a bunch more....didn't copy it (just in case there was a hiccup), and when I hit "Post Blog Entry", I got a message saying my session had timed out! No chance to copy what I'd written, no warning, no nothing.....the page just went blank and it was all gone!

In order to avoid throwing hubby's brand new gaming computer out the window, I think I'll leave well enough alone until morning and see how I feel then.
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  • no profile photo CD3409143
    That's funny- where my Dad went school in Calgary for his apprenticeship was originally called PITA (Provincial Institute of Technology and Art )
    1048 days ago
    OH I KNOW how frustrating it is!! Especially when I am doing a blog on the phone. These days I copy before I send... even if I'm on the desktop (assuming I remember to copy first, but I am doing better about making a copy.). Lots of times when I know it might be dicey, I go ahead and start a blog, at least the title and a few lines, send it, that way it's in the place - and then come back and edit it, add more as needed, and if I think power or internet is gonna be too dicey, I'll just keep saving it and sending it and then reediting it.

    Of course, some would say, just write it in some text file off internet, then upload the file. Those lippy youngsters are usually 20 + years younger than me. Sooo, that's an option but sometimes in the heat of the moment, when I really really really feel the need to get something said fast... I'll just blog and edit. Or sometimes I hope up a text and just type the blog into my text comment area, leaving the "Send to:" line blank... that way... I can't accidentally send it to the wrong person, and then when I'm a bit more settled in my internet access, I can just copy that blog out of the "text message" and back into my SP blog. It really kinda varies...but those methods have helped me stay a few steps ahead of technology long enough to blog.
    1048 days ago
    I've had that happen enough to remember the frustration! When it works well, I get lax about copying what I write before posting.
    1816 days ago
    Been there done that way more times than I'd like to admit!
    2349 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11898821
    lol. I"m sorry. Maybe you were meant to post this blog from a different mind set. :)
    2349 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2398024
    SP's blog interface sucks that way. I started typing my blog entries in a word document and then just copying and pasting them and inserting pictures when required.
    2349 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    And hubby's computere thanks you profusely....
    2349 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13453706
    emoticon good choice to leave it until morning.... Have a great day!!
    2349 days ago
    That is sad to hear!

    Next time..try clicking the back button in the upper left (If you have Windows)
    2349 days ago
  • AJB121299
    2350 days ago
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