We were told to lock down the sports sites outside of lunchtime during the NFL season because these two jokers in the offices spent somewhere around five hours a day playing fantasy football stats games.
March Madness? The same guy that requested the lockdown is now requesting we give the same two yucksters that caused the problem in the first place full access to any and all sports sites because they need to keep fully up-to-date at all times on scores.
I pointed out, politely, that they were the reason the lock-down was in place. I was told we'll lock it back down right after this is over.
We won't. But hey, I got no problem with it. It's an ever-moving target, this web-filtering business.
Please give me access to this website.
Head of HR
Solutions, I'm all about them. I've ordered myself a set of de-harshifying stings for my fiddle, a nice under-bridge pickup and a crappy little pre-amp. Why? Well, that gives me the ability to make use of what I have, and when the day comes I finally do get a new instrument, I can convert my current one into a chin-cello. It's so nasally that it ought to balance out well with the low-tone octave strings used for chin-cello. And hey, it gives me the chance to make you people weep at how horrible I play right freakin' now.
It's all about sharing the pain.
Sure, my current fiddle will still sound nasally and harsh, but I can EQ out some of that. And the claim is the pickup I grabbed has a very mellow tone. And the strings are synthetic core, supposed to sound less abrasive than steel. I'm pretty sure it's currently strung up with the cheapest steel strings I could find in 1987, so it'll at least be a change in the right direction. Enough of a change to make a difference? We'll see I guess.
That's really all I've got today. Zippy hasn't stopped playing hearts long enough to hose anything up this morning, so bonus.
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