Posts tagged ‘IM’

MSN Live Messenger – Useless Status

With MSN, you can set a status that is viewable to others on your buddy list. The status is similar to an away message on other instant messenger services, but allows you to set more than simply away. The options include
MSN Live Messenger Status
Now in the context of a work environment, what’s the point of setting a “Busy” status. Shouldn’t you always be “Busy”? If you are that busy that you don’t want to be bothered, why not sign off?

Also, who other than stalkers uses the “Appear Offline” status?

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March 7, 2008 at 10:09 pm 3 comments

Ramblings lead to over-zealous MSN drawing

Another installment of typical Jared/Steve conversations:

Jared: its really coming down out here
Jared: i’m glad i actually beat the snow in
Steve: oh yea? are you going to be snowed in?
Jared: i pray to god we don’t get snowed in
Steve: you could get a lot of quality time with ABC Fire
Steve: and/or your co-workers
Jared: both of which are horrible horrible alternatives
Steve: hahahaha
Steve: I have a perfect storm situation for you:
Jared: ok
Steve: snowed in, no internet, no power
Steve: now you’re reduced to either drawing a deck of cards on some index cards or tossing a ball against the wall
Jared: hahhha
Jared: i draw the cards, that would take a long time
Steve: nah – 15 minutes?
Jared: i’d make it longer!
Jared: draw all the suits like 6 clubs for a 6 of clubs
Steve: you making perfect cards
Steve: oh yea then, you’d have some issues with the J, Q, K
Jared: yea definitely
Jared: i don’t know what they look like off the top of my head
Steve: you could just do stick people
Jared: very true
Steve: MSN Drawn King
Jared: hahahhahahahaha
Jared: that is pretty impressive

January 15, 2008 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment