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  • every day at work I speak about as much to people in London, Gloucester, Austria, and the USA as much those in my Office in Cornwall ( 400 miles from London, 250 from Gloucester ).

    Whats more I email and read email from people all over the world more often than I speak to my friends down the road a 30 minute drive away.

    I often find myself telling my wife how I am talking to somebody in france or germany about a piece of autodia or something that I am working on.It just seems normal to be talking with peo


    @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
    print reverse @JAPH;
  • Me too! (Score:2, Funny)

    TorgoX, it's like you're talking about me! Like, I know this one guy -- he's from REVERE, MA! And I know this other guy -- he's lives WAY out in Carver, MA. Heck, I know people go to CAPE COD for just a WEEKEND. Wild! And I don't want to brag, but I have close friends that live in distant NEW HAMPSHIRE. My own family is from the Old Country (Worcester, MA) and boy, do we get ribbed about our CRAZY ACCENTS! Don't be jealous: I live in METROPOLITAN BOSTON where I meet NEW and EXOTIC people EVERYDAY.

  • My current frequent flyer mile balance stands at 1.4 million (having burned about 300K already in rewards and travel for friends). And when I'm not on the road bumping into people, I'm online bumping into people on IRC.

    I probably have more friends in New York than I have within 20 miles of where I live. And I chat with most of them daily (hourly?), whereas my "local" friends only see me once every few weeks.

    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
  • Local friends and family were amazed when I started on the wolf book. I had co-authors in Boston and Helsinki. Neither of them had been to Toronto but I knew them well enough from p5p to agree to work with them on a significant undertaking even though none of us had (at that time) met face to face.