Staying with Hardy

Neil Winchurst barnaby at
Sat Oct 10 16:38:52 UTC 2009

Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote:
> I too have been so accused. I tried the laptop solution and it didn't seem> It would appear that on Oct 8, Derek Broughton did say:
>> Martin Laberge wrote:
>>> On Thursday 08 October 2009 08:05:04 Neil Winchurst wrote:
>>>> O. Sinclair wrote:
>>>> I did not mention was that I am accused of spending too much time
>>>> upstairs on my computer.
>>> Grave accusation indeed !!!
>>> (I have been accused like this, but for downstairs...)
>>> (so upstairs or downstairs, it is the word 'computer'
>>> that seems to be the constant... Be warned...)
>> Get a laptop, and you can spend all your time on the computer _wherever_ the 
>> rest of the family is :-)

> to help. Every time I'd get interested in something on my screen, "SHE"
> would detect it and ask me some trick question related to what "SHE" was
> watching on the TV, or otherwise see if it took more than a nanosecond to
> get my full attention etc... I found that using the laptop where "SHE" is
> resulted in more resentment than if I spent the time at my desk...
> I think it's because when I'm using the computer at my desk, it only bugs
> her when she thinks of me, and realizes where I am. When I'm using the
> computer in her sight, she doesn't stop thinking about it, and spends the
> whole time feeling jealous...
> Hopefully the OP's mileage will vary. ;-)

Thanks for the warning. I will remember that. Perhaps,if I get a laptop,
I will explain that I have to link it to the router (upstairs) for it to
work. On the other hand my son, when he visits, often works on his
laptop downstairs with the family and it left to get on with it.

We are getting off topic I think .....


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