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Interesting times (argh!) [Jan. 14th, 2012|11:45 pm]
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A lot of you will have seen D's posts about what happened to our household account two days ago. Ouch, a lot!

We, however, have seen what happened in the Interwebs when Diane let people know about it, and...

And, well, thank you all. I thank you, D thanks you and Mr Goodman the White Cat thanks you. (Brush off the shed fur in your own time.)

It was a straight-up fraud, so we WILL be recompensed by the bank ("in due course", as they say, which could mean all sorts of things.) You helped, more than helped, to get us out of a potential yawning hole.

Appreciated. A lot.

More later, and if I can get Calibre working properly, a story. Meanwhile, a good night's sleep for the first time in three days.

G'night - and thank you all.

P
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[User Picture]From: la_marquise_de_
2012-01-15 02:02 pm (UTC)

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WE shall look forward to the new story from you.
From: beckyl
2012-01-17 04:38 pm (UTC)

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Found this late, glad it's all been patched up. Hope you slept well.
[User Picture]From: petermorwood
2012-01-17 05:28 pm (UTC)

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Quoting Sherlock!JohnWatson... "Oh God, yes!"

[User Picture]From: petermorwood
2012-01-17 05:43 pm (UTC)

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Then got up, made tea, scritched cat, shaved, showered, drank tea and wrote more than 5,000 words on the Christmas present typewriter. With only...9 typos. Wow.

I still have those pages on my desk, trying to puzzle out why so few. My guess is that good reflexes - mine - can catch an oopsie keystroke on a mechanical keyboard, but an electronic one has already made the link. BACKSPACE!

The story is proceeding well, too. :D
[User Picture]From: dewline
2012-01-28 04:27 am (UTC)

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Word processor software is sometimes too forgiving and at other times too strict. Typewriters...are their own kind of beast, no?