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amsalpemkcus
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Jan 23, 2005, 11:06 AM
 
Dear Micro$oft,

it tried to use your free 60 day demo version of the onenote application and after filling out an online form i was given this treatment
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Commerce error '80040e14'

Invalid column name 'ordergroup_id'.[42S22] Invalid column name 'ordergroup_id'.

/onenotedl/include/payment.asp, line 377
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anyway, thanks but no thanks. i watched your flash demo instead. i think the interface is too cluttered and i just don't get it. Give up!! you cannot beat taking lecture notes in a notebook. you are out of your mind to try to compete against well trained writing hands that can scribble and doodle so fast that usually it keeps up pace with what is being said. as to the searching part i think if you know the material well searching is not that critical. anyway i think you have wasted your efforts in creating this app that is doomed to fail.

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Jan 23, 2005, 11:11 AM
 


You do know that OneNote is a Windows only app, right?
     
amsalpemkcus  (op)
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Jan 23, 2005, 11:14 AM
 
Originally posted by Wiskedjak:


You do know that OneNote is a Windows only app, right?
i use both, wise guy, i tried to use that app in a goddam pc!
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 11:15 AM
 
Erm, ok?
<some witty quote that identifies my originality as a person except for the fact everyone else does the same thing>
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 11:20 AM
 
Originally posted by amsalpemkcus:
i use both, wise guy, i tried to use that app in a goddam pc!
You've got issues
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 11:23 AM
 
I tried it and got the same error.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 12:03 PM
 
I didn't bother and didn't get an error.

Do you expect anything more from M$? I'm giddy inside when Word launches properly.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 01:15 PM
 
i found a simple alternative to what that app is trying to do.

open up ms word in your beautiful, ibook or powerbook. When the window "Project Gallery" comes up select a word notebook.

then click the button that looks like a microphone and you are set. record the lecture and type notes.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 01:47 PM
 
Originally posted by mitchell_pgh:
I didn't bother and didn't get an error.

I didn't bother and still got the error.
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Jan 23, 2005, 04:58 PM
 
Originally posted by ThinkInsane:
I didn't bother and still got the error.
now you know why my pc is gathering dust!

No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 05:55 PM
 
You fail as a person.

That said typing notes is so much easier than using a notebook, I type probably three times faster than I hand write. Simply because you don't like a method doesn't mean it's wrong... though it may mean you're stupid.
     
amsalpemkcus  (op)
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Jan 23, 2005, 06:12 PM
 
Originally posted by Superchicken:
You fail as a person.

That said typing notes is so much easier than using a notebook, I type probably three times faster than I hand write. Simply because you don't like a method doesn't mean it's wrong... though it may mean you're stupid.
Simply because you can type faster doesnt mean anyone else (including your highness) should blindly adopt typing. Ever heard of something called "Shorthand"?? Since you sound brilliant you may already know this, I am guessing.

It would be cool for some software to convert a speech from sound files to the phonetic symbols of Shorthand. So, if this can be done then we can just learn to read Shorthand first instead of learning to write lecture notes this way, just thinking aloud. Now something along this line will be a nice innovation. Bill are you listening?

BTW here is some trivia

"the world record for fast writing was with the Pitman shorthand system: 350 wpm during a two-minute test by Nathan Behrin in 1922 (according to the Guinness Book of Records)."

try typing that fast. most lectures etc are spoken at around 150 wpm.

Edit: link changed and a few more thoughts added.

( Last edited by amsalpemkcus; Jan 23, 2005 at 06:33 PM. )
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 07:34 PM
 
I use a Windoze machine at work every day and get TONS of incorrect and nonsensical error messages and almost never write to a Mac forum for help with them!

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Jan 23, 2005, 07:54 PM
 
One error message and you give up with a MS product? Were you born yesterday?
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 08:35 PM
 
Originally posted by mitchell_pgh:
I didn't bother and didn't get an error.

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Jan 23, 2005, 09:06 PM
 
Originally posted by mrtew:
I use a Windoze machine at work every day and get TONS of incorrect and nonsensical error messages and almost never write to a Mac forum for help with them!
Please. I use a Windows box at work everyday as well, and can honestly say that I don't have anymore problems with it than I have with my Mac.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 09:23 PM
 
Originally posted by ThinkInsane:
I didn't bother and still got the error.
You just woke my cats up.

I think it was the loud belly laugh you caused me to emit.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 09:24 PM
 
Originally posted by Superchicken:
You fail as a person.
     
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Jan 23, 2005, 09:25 PM
 
Originally posted by Sherwin:
You just woke my cats up.

I think it was the loud belly laugh you caused me to emit.
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Jan 23, 2005, 09:41 PM
 
Originally posted by Wiskedjak:
Please. I use a Windows box at work everyday as well, and can honestly say that I don't have anymore problems with it than I have with my Mac.

You should try loggin on once in a while. I never get any error messages until I do that and then they start right up. And I'd say that 90% of them are themselves errors... they never make any sense at all. It's like they are left over from when M$ was copying OS9.

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Jan 24, 2005, 12:11 AM
 
Originally posted by mrtew:
You should try loggin on once in a while. I never get any error messages until I do that and then they start right up. And I'd say that 90% of them are themselves errors... they never make any sense at all. It's like they are left over from when M$ was copying OS9.
I use windows 100% of the time at work; I use visual studio, adobe photoshop, microsoft outlook, ms sql enterprise manager, and many other programs (mostly by microsoft), and i rarely see any errors (maybe once every month or two or three). I think microsoft produces some of the most complex, user friendly programs out there. i think they rock. a lot of you are too mac-centric to see that anything else is any good, when in fact a lot of it is very good.
     
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Jan 24, 2005, 02:52 AM
 
Try again later?
     
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Jan 24, 2005, 03:03 AM
 
Originally posted by amsalpemkcus:
Dear Micro$oft,

it tried to use your free 60 day demo version of the onenote application and after filling out an online form i was given this treatment

anyway, thanks but no thanks. i watched your flash demo instead. i think the interface is too cluttered and i just don't get it. Give up!! you cannot beat taking lecture notes in a notebook. you are out of your mind to try to compete against well trained writing hands that can scribble and doodle so fast that usually it keeps up pace with what is being said. as to the searching part i think if you know the material well searching is not that critical. anyway i think you have wasted your efforts in creating this app that is doomed to fail.

your friendly,
amsal
(a macuser by choice)
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Jan 24, 2005, 07:55 AM
 
Originally posted by CharlesS:
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You took the works right out of my mouth! I always tell people that in times like this!

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Jan 24, 2005, 01:19 PM
 
Originally posted by amsalpemkcus:
i use both, wise guy, i tried to use that app in a goddam pc!
Amazing that amsalpemkcus got baninated for THIS !

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.p...hreadid=242753

I'm wondering why Cash did not get baninated on a hourly basis.
It seems like they (mods, admins) were much more patient with him.

-t
     
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Jan 25, 2005, 05:10 PM
 
Originally posted by Superchicken:
You fail as a person.
My, my... and who are you to judge?
These people are Americans. Don't expect anything meaningful or... uh... normalcy...
     
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Jan 25, 2005, 05:11 PM
 
Originally posted by turtle777:
Amazing that amsalpemkcus got baninated for THIS !

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.p...hreadid=242753

I'm wondering why Cash did not get baninated on a hourly basis.
It seems like they (mods, admins) were much more patient with him.

-t
These people are Americans. Don't expect anything meaningful or... uh... normalcy...
     
   
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