My mouse is driving me crazy

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Sep 5 01:49:51 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 20:40 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 09:34:37PM -0400, Ric Moore wrote: 
> > Actually I had high hopes for it. I don't part with $15 unless I'm
> > feeling optimistic about it. So, IT chose to not play nice, to start
> > with. Then I tried the line of reasoning; "Human has blunt object in
> > hand. Human will win, at all costs." with it. It got a little bit
> > better, but begrudgingly so. 
> > 
> > Now it waits until it can tilt the Warzone2100 battleground all over
> > (right click will stick) and royally irritate me, causing me to use much
> > foul language. Piece of Logitech crap. Smashing it to smithereens would
> > be too good for it. I think that is what it wants, but I'm on to
> > it.  :( Ric
> ahaha I had that happen with my last mouse, I finally got WoW to
> install on Linux and was playing it then the mouse decided it
> doesn't want to right click anymore.  I had that mouse for almost 2
> or 3 years though, I know it went through several computer changes.
> For days I tried to fix it, I even took it apart and added duct
> tape under there so it would kinda spring back.  Finally I had to
> get a new mouse after a couple of days of trying.

I miss the "old days" when any $5 PS2 or serial mouse would work just
fine until my cigar ashes finally reached some mouse threshold of carbon
tolerance and die, after at least a couple of years of usage. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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