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June 02, 2011

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George Storm

In case others are tempted to follow this path:

Assuming that there was no manual available to read - why didn't you first ask the person who had borrowed the meter?

Known-difficult bosses are usually there because they contribute something of significance.
You learnt something about IR sensors that day. Maybe you could have stuck him for a few more weeks?

(Known difficult ex-boss)

John Dunn

The borrower had disappeared and I had no idea to where he'd gone. There was nobody else to ask.

Also, George, you cannot have been as difficult a boss as this guy was. My wife came to that shop one day and this guy wanted to show off his new sports car to her.

She only told me this later on, after I'd quit.

Maybe we'l trade war stories one day. :)

Don Humphrey

I'm curious John,
What was the end application for this device.

John Dunn

Hi, Don.

I'm afraid I can't reveal that because of a confidentiality issue.

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