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I'm done writing tab stories! YAAAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by pressboxer, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    Just hit the save button on the last of 17 team previews, 13 of which were knocked out in the last two days. That was on top of four big-ass features that I pretty much had done a week ago.

    I think I'll go home and open a cold one.
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Open a cold six or seven.
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I don't much miss local sportswriting. I wrote 12 25-inch previews in a day last year.
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member


    "Hey, pressboxer ... um, this kind of sucks. The server died. ... No, we never backed it up. Ever. ... Not in three years. As near as I can tell, your preview stuff is lost forever. ... That's right. ... Man, we can't even get the thing to boot back up. ... Yeah, well, that's why I called. How fast can you reproduce them? Is Monday too soon?"
  5. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Wow. I hope you had the next day off, Xan.
  6. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    Actually, there were some issues about two weeks ago with some stories disappearing. I, of course, hadn't put anything into the system at that point. (Who said procrastination doesn't have its advantages?) I took the precaution of saving all the big features on a flash drive and still have all the interviews for the previews on my recorder. I might just be able to get it all done by Tuesday, but that would mean putting in overtime.
  7. dargan

    dargan Active Member

    Finished tab stories today, too.

    I can't wait for football season to start.
  8. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Gee, it's great to know you guys are crowing about doing your fucking jobs.
  9. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Wah wah....
  10. dargan

    dargan Active Member

    It's great to know you still have no soul.
  11. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Practice just started in your state this week. Why did you have to have all your crap done already? Is your tab coming out 3 weeks early?
  12. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Try covering 80 schools and doing separate sections for football, boys soccer and girls soccer..plus daily pages for six "minor" sports.
    The come talk to me, asshole.
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