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  •  Mr Magoo was way smarter than Mr. McConnell!! (4+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, Eileen B, luckydog, Youffraita

    I loved Mr. Magoo!!

    if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

    by mrsgoo on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:24:38 PM PST

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    •  My dad was such a bad driver, we used to call him (2+ / 0-)
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      Youffraita, a2nite

      Mr Magoo. It was a miracle he never got in an accident.

      The nickname stuck in his office, too, when he went to a convention in an industrial park and when it was over, he couldn't remember where he parked his car.

      He spent hours searching for it, had security driving him around to find it, finally reported it stolen....only to get a call in the morning from security saying his car was just where he left it. This was in 1985, long before the Seinfeld episode....heh.

      He was Magoo until he retired. :)

      •  Some people have no sense of direction or (1+ / 0-)
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        distance. I suspect the two may be connected and somehow related to the sense of touch. I also suspect that in a supportive environment, people almost automatically compensate for such deficits (like making sure a person who can't keep track of time is kept on time by someone else). In a non-supportive environment, the resulting midhaps may well result in general timidity or aggressive bluster to mask the deficits. Such a person may get along by being super demanding and obnoxious, railing on all and sundry for not taking care of business.
        That's how we get the incompetent manager, I think.

        We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

        by hannah on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 03:31:22 AM PST

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