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What's the worst mistake you've made?

-- Tim (tim@newmail.net), September 14, 1999


Welcome back, Tim! I was wondering what happened to you...

My biggest real-life mistake is probably too embarassing for me to even remember it, though I do have some whoppers for you. My biggest computer mistake, in my opinion, has to be about a year and a half ago when I was reinstalling AOL 4.0, which we had been having problems with. I installed the new version correctly, but when I went to uninstall the old version, a dialog box popped up asking if I wanted to keep everything that was in the "Download" folder. I *swear* I clicked on the checkmark telling the uninstall program to keep the Download folder and move it to the desktop, but after all was said and done, I found that the folder had been wiped out. (Almost everyone in the family kept a great deal of material in that folder.) Needless to say, I was furious. (Damn you to hell, Steve Case!) Well, that's it... =^)

-- Tim L. (mediabrat@hotmail.com), September 16, 1999.

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