Staying with Hardy

Derek Broughton derek at
Sat Oct 10 16:20:53 UTC 2009

Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote:

> 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 :-)
> I too have been so accused. I tried the laptop solution and it didn't seem
> 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...

My condolences.  You might accidentally put a brick through the TV screen 
> 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. ;-)


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