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clockit
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talk about bad luck...

Post by clockit » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:15 pm

for those of you that have noticed my recent abscence... i havent died or run off with the circus, but i had another litte run of bad luck. a couple weeks ago i fell and broke the humerus bone in right arm. i snapped that sucker right in half and had to have surgery to have a plate inserted in my arm to fix the broken bone. also, my laptop, which is my means to the internet, requires me to scan the index finger on my right hand. well. due to the immobilazation of me right arm i wasnt able to acess my computer until today. its still not easy to do and i'm stuck with some hunting and pecking left handed typing so i will probably be 'mia' for a bit longer. plus there is a possibility of another surgery to fix additional damage done to my shoulder. however, i've not forgotten our project and as soon as i'm physically able we will pick up where we left off.

i apologize to all of you that have been following along, but, i promise all of you we will finish her up. again, sorry guys for the bump in the road... also, please excuse any misspellings and lack of capitalization as it's really hard to type one handed, especially with my left, lol...
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Woodworker
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by Woodworker » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:32 pm

No need for an apology, just get better. the project can wait until your are back in shape. I was beginning to wonder where you were as there wasn't any posts with your name on them. Hope you have a swift recovery.
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by Brian Stone » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:51 pm

Ouch, that sucks. I was also wondering about the clock thread, but figured life got in the way. Hope you heal quickly.
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by WillAdams » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:03 pm

Sorry to hear about the injury, glad you're okay.

When you get a chance, you should scan a digit on your other hand as well, most systems allow that, or better yet, dispense w/ the biometrics and just use a password.
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by TomO » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:55 pm

Sorry to hear that Rod - hope you have a fast recovery. Also hope that Chevelle is an auto (and has power steering) so you can still enjoy it this summer!!


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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by CastIrony » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:20 am

Look at it this way: you're giving the rest of us a chance to catch up :D

Hope your recovery goes smoothly.
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clockit
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by clockit » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:39 am

thx guys! really appreciate the well wishes. hopefully i'll be able to bounce back soon, unfortunately at my age it seems to take a little longer to heal than it use too, lol... the good thimg is that it really doesn't hurt that much, just cant do much with the wing though, but i am making headway, at least i'm able to do a little web surfing now. i go back to see my surgeon this week so we'll see how its progressing.
WillAdams wrote:When you get a chance, you should scan a digit on your other hand as well, most systems allow that, or better yet, dispense w/ the biometrics and just use a password.
good call will, i think i will go back to a password... i had one set up already but couldn't remember it, lol... in my defense it was 3 years ago when i set it up, man it sucks getting old... :)
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by Woodworker » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:55 pm

A password manager can help. At our age we need all the tools and assistants we can get. I use DataVault and keep them all in there. "One password to rule them all". iOS allows multiple fingers, I have my thumb and index finger from both hands scanned.
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Re: talk about bad luck...

Post by Damin69 » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:29 am

Well I am going to pray for you a quick recovery.
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