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    Goodbye Felix Dennis ...

    Felix Dennis died today.

    I'm sure many of us have read his autobiography - but how many realized that the secret of his success was in using computer technology to allow one man and a couple of part-timers to generate each of a range of monthly magazines? For some reason, that fact is not mentioned in the book - just that he let young people have free rein to explore their concepts and ideas. From which he reaped the benefits!

    WTH he had a fun life and enjoyed it. Bye bye Felix.

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    After passing out at a friendís party, he woke up in a flat shared by several young women in Walsingham Mansions on the Fulham Road and moved in, paying rent by cleaning the flat.
    Why does that never happen to me??

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    I hope that won't affect the quality of The Week. Why is it that so few people with powerful driving forces have such poor control of their own lives? Is it an unavoidable side effect? RIP Dennis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fish View Post
    Why does that never happen to me??
    Perhaps it has something to do with your wife?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crabfoot View Post
    Perhaps it has something to do with your wife?
    I have an alternate imaginary life where I never got married. This hasn't occurred even there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fish View Post
    I have an alternate imaginary life where I never got married. This hasn't occurred even there.
    Given choice for an alternate life, first waking then living in a flat filled with women is likely favored over the fantasy of being a janitor. Seems this requires both - who knew?

    Perhaps odds can be increased by imagining having janitorial skills?

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    Happened to my younger son at Newcastle University. Seeing the first name Jocelyn, they allocated him to a room full of girls. Since neither he nor the girls objected, the warden left him there. The girls got a bargain because he loves cooking. Several joined him when they moved out to a flat the next year.

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    they allocated him to a room full of girls.
    I hope it was a big enough room for all these people. Last time I stayed on a campus, students all had their own rooms.
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    LoL. They had their own rooms & study spaces, and a communal kitchen/living room. The hall accommodation was divided into a set of flats along a corridor, with other facilities like washing nmachines & ironing boards shared across the whole floor. Not bad at all.

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