- Simple things that passed you by for years.
Didn’t really get ctrl-x for years. I would copy, paste, then delete the original thing like a spanner.
Funny, that one, when I used to use Photoshop a lot, I learned to use mostly keyboard shortcuts, meaning I could keep my screen clear of all the tool boxes. Meanwhile, my boss who pretty much showed me how to use a computer, and graphics programmes, still used to use all the drop-down menus.Posted 4 years ago
Can’t think of any specific things at the moment, though. Something may come to me later.thegreatapeMember
All through childhood I would see the bog brush behind the pan several times a day when taking a leak. It wasn’t until I was 18 and trying to power piss a skid mark off the bowl that it dawned on me that that’s what the bog brush was for.
It wasn’t until I was in my 30s that I realised ‘serving suggestion’ was a disclaimer and not a promise that somewhere on the packet was a recommendation as to what garnish might be ideal.
What blindingly obvious things have for some reason or other gone right over your head for an embarrassingly long time?Posted 4 years agoourmaninthenorthSubscriber
There’s also a spoon in the FedEx logo, although that wasn’t designed in like the arrow.
A few years ago, we sold a business to FedEx. None of the yanks were impressed by our wide-eyed sharing of the arrow in their logo.
Things I’ve only just realized: in large organisations, being good at what you do isn’t the secret to success.Posted 4 years agobrooessMember
Things I’ve only just realized: in large organisations, being good at what you do isn’t the secret to success.
This. Plus working hard to do a good job is also not the secret to success in the corporate environment. <although it seems pretty effective in most other situations!>
Also, how unutterably manipulative and dishonest people can be when they feel threatened.
My life got a whole lot better when I finally accepted these 3 things!Posted 4 years ago
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