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    Talking Book meme

    • Grab the nearest book.
    • Open it to page 56.
    • Find the fifth sentence.
    • Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.


    "One drop-down list shows all of the objects referenced in the code module, while the other drop-down list shows the procedures associated with each object." -- Using Visual Basic for Applications 5 Special Edition

    I just read this from somebody's blog posting and thought this would be a fun thread.
    (Hey, I'm at work, what do you expect? My Beginning Ubuntu LTS Server Administration book is further away than this one!)
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    Re: Book meme

    Actually, the closest reading material I had was a magazine, but it was only 42 pages, so I had to find the closest book with more pages.
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    Re: Book meme

    "Pope John Paul II created more saints than all his predeccessors of the past several centuries put together, and he had a special affinity with the Virgin Mary" - The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins

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    Re: Book meme

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonbite View Post
    • Grab the nearest book.
    • Open it to page 56.
    • Find the fifth sentence.
    • Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.


    "One drop-down list shows all of the objects referenced in the code module, while the other drop-down list shows the procedures associated with each object." -- Using Visual Basic for Applications 5 Special Edition

    I just read this from somebody's blog posting and thought this would be a fun thread.
    (Hey, I'm at work, what do you expect? My Beginning Ubuntu LTS Server Administration book is further away than this one!)
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    Re: Book meme

    "for large institutions this was expensive"

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    Re: Book meme

    "His hand grabbed her heaving...."

    no seriously

    "And then, if we love a girl very dearly we want to do as she likes, so after all you have your own way."
    Daniel Deronda, George Eliot

    (too true)
    Last edited by benj1; May 22nd, 2009 at 03:15 PM.
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    Re: Book meme

    "And if your eye distracts you from God, pull it out and throw it away." --The Message New Testament

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    Re: Book meme

    "What if the Emperor himself never sees such a report?" demanded Jason. - The Road To Cana, Anne Rice
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    Re: Book meme

    Quote Originally Posted by Microsoft Windows XP Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant; Microsoft Press
    On disks with 9- to 18-GB capacity, it is between 1 and 2GB.
    Section "Changing Disk Usage for System Restore"
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    Re: Book meme

    It's a translation:
    "Two local years ago Monsieur Lucas Odi checked into the Vatican hospital for a routine replacement of the eyes, ears and the heart." - The Rise of Endymion, by Dan Simmons.

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