Things To Do During A Download or A Watched File Never Finishes
Of course, savvy users have already figured out it ain't hard to keep two platforms busy at once, kind of like the guy spinning multiple plates on sticks, the more the merrier - and busier!
But the other 99% of us, relegated to one computer at a time, should consider the following things to do during a download to pass the time...
Buff your mouse pad
Make a list of other things to download
Play a percussive beat on your thighs in time with your modem
Count to 500 in "click" language
Go outside and actually breathe fresh air (don't overdo!)
Do a pushup for every blue bar on the progress meter
Name the presidents
Play "Dark Side Of the Moon" side one
Relace your shoes
Read every classified listing for "Programmers"
Carefully clean your mouse rollers and track ball
Hone your monitor's picture to ridiculous perfection
Fill out all of your registration cards in triplicate
Alphabetize your diskettes
Alphabetize your CD-ROMs
Re-alphabetize your diskettes and CD-ROMs together
Cut your fingernails
See how may other words you can make from "download"
Make a sculpture out of your fingernail clippings
Play "Dark Side Of the Moon" side two
Time to windex that monitor again!
Might as well balance the old checkbook
Practice the "rubber pencil" routine
Weed out the rolodex
Buff the mouse pad -- oops, already did that!
French braid (optional)
"This would be a good time to register your software" (done that!)
De-kid proof the butane lighter
Solitaire round 2
Solitaire round 3 (no cheating this time)
Alright, just one beer
Think of good domain names to pre-buy
Peruse the Egghead mailer again
Re-label file folders in all caps
Penny rolls, penny rolls, penny rolls
Color code your extra cables
Find all celebrities that share your birthdate
Nerf basketball to 100!
Connection Terminated - Start Over!
Find a pistol... |