Where do I even begin?

by Lee Hopkins on April 21, 2006 · 19 comments

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I had just spent the best part of three hours writing a long post about Qumana, BlogJet and attaching a stack of really good clippings from my wandering around the blogosphere, pulling links together…

THREE HOURS

Kept relentlessly saving the Qumana file (this is the ‘stable’, release, non-beta version 2, not the beta v3) and went to edit it in my text editor (to add the jiggery-pokery code that creates the large first letter I’ve been using recently).

The whole post — gone.

The ‘stable’ non-beta version 2 lost my whole post. Which I had been relentlessly, doggedly saving every new clipping entry.

Angry?

Angry??

DON’T GET ME STARTED!

 

  • http://da.vebrig.gs/ Dave

    Lee, there is, I believe, only one word you can really say (or, preferably, shout) in such circumstances:

    BOLLOCKS!

  • http://da.vebrig.gs Dave

    Lee, there is, I believe, only one word you can really say (or, preferably, shout) in such circumstances:

    BOLLOCKS!

  • http://leehopkins.net/ Lee

    Dave, you are SOOOO right!! I’m storming off to have a glass or eight of bubbly and drown my frustrations. GRRRRRRRRRR!!! BOLLOCKS!!!!

  • http://leehopkins.net Lee

    Dave, you are SOOOO right!! I’m storming off to have a glass or eight of bubbly and drown my frustrations. GRRRRRRRRRR!!! BOLLOCKS!!!!

  • http://andreaweckerlecopywriting.typepad.com/new_millennium_pr/ Andrea Weckerle

    Lee, maybe this will help http://www.karatedepot.com/punchingbags.html And while you’re at it, please order one for me too.

  • http://andreaweckerlecopywriting.typepad.com/new_millennium_pr/ Andrea Weckerle

    Lee, maybe this will help http://www.karatedepot.com/punchingbags.html And while you’re at it, please order one for me too.

  • http://leehopkins.net/ Lee

    ha ha ha!! certainly I can order one for you — you need one??

    I’ll order one as soon as they learn how to spell amateur correctly…

  • http://leehopkins.net Lee

    ha ha ha!! certainly I can order one for you — you need one??

    I’ll order one as soon as they learn how to spell amateur correctly…

  • http://andreaweckerlecopywriting.typepad.com/new_millennium_pr/ Andrea Weckerle

    Yeah, some days I could use two :-)

  • http://andreaweckerlecopywriting.typepad.com/new_millennium_pr/ Andrea Weckerle

    Yeah, some days I could use two :-)

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  • http://tidbitsandmore.blogspot.com/ Donna Tocci

    EEEK! So sorry for the frustrations, Lee. Hope your weekend was a relaxing one after that!

  • http://tidbitsandmore.blogspot.com Donna Tocci

    EEEK! So sorry for the frustrations, Lee. Hope your weekend was a relaxing one after that!

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  • http://www.qumana.com/ Tris Hussey

    Lee, I’m sorry to say I was the first one to find that bug … after writing two posts for an hour. I’ll comment on your v3 post in a second, I’m glad you tried that one, but what can I say … it’s an awful bug that no matter how much testing and trying (we aren’t the only ones who had this happen to them), we weren’t able to reproduce it consistantly.

    That being said, we’re going to be removing v2 very soon … v3 is the next version of the product and has the best new features.

    Thanks again for trying … now on to your v3 post … see ya over there.

  • http://www.qumana.com/ Tris Hussey

    Lee, I’m sorry to say I was the first one to find that bug … after writing two posts for an hour. I’ll comment on your v3 post in a second, I’m glad you tried that one, but what can I say … it’s an awful bug that no matter how much testing and trying (we aren’t the only ones who had this happen to them), we weren’t able to reproduce it consistantly.

    That being said, we’re going to be removing v2 very soon … v3 is the next version of the product and has the best new features.

    Thanks again for trying … now on to your v3 post … see ya over there.

  • http://leehopkins.net/ Lee

    Hi Tris,

    Thanks for weighing into the conversation. Really appreciated — and can ‘feel your pain’ regarding the loss of your own posts!

  • http://leehopkins.net Lee

    Hi Tris,

    Thanks for weighing into the conversation. Really appreciated — and can ‘feel your pain’ regarding the loss of your own posts!

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