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Subject:  Tales from the trenches Date:  3/4/2009  7:48 PM
Author:  ptheland Number:  104954 of 124537

It's high time to recount another tale. I haven't done one in a while.

Harold (not his real name) is a retired engineer. I have no idea how his bosses and co-workers put up with him, but his work was probably perfect. He is slow and methodical.

As an example, he writes up, line by line on a pad of notebook paper, everything that ma