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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by vek (2312) on 2002.08.01 14:10 (#11301) Journal
    Been there, done that, got the stern lecture :-)

    I didn't turn mine off though, the bloody battery ran out instead. It did run out - honest :-)

    Other notable excuses from my workplace that I've heard over the years include:

    • I flushed my pager down the toilet.
    • My pager was in vibrate mode and it vibrated off the kitchen counter into the trash.
    • Dog ate it.
    • Fell out of car window and someone ran it over (I kid you not).
    • Because I was going on vacation out of range, I left my pager home, but turned it off so as not to freak out the people house-sitting. Of course I put it back on my belt once I came home and forgot about it.

      I heard of someone going swimming with it on. I myself waded way off shore during low tide, knowing full well if I slipped and fell I was screwed.

      Even right now the battery is low and I'll need to remember to put a new one it. I'll get to it :-/