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Home + Friday's Unscientific Poll on a Tuesday: E-mail backlogs [20160913|10:25]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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We're home from two weeks of holiday in the USA. I have so many photos and so many feelings. I saw my parents. I saw a large chunk of my extended Filipino family, who brought us a dizzying array of Oreos, bags of arare, a gigantic watermelon and a lot of love. I saw my cousin, for whom Keiki is named, and whom I haven't seen since our grandfather died in 2001.

Having dropped off our horrifically jet-lagged children at nursery with warnings about naps and a lot of apologies, I return to work, and immediately foment an unscientific poll.

Poll #2053724 Email, why so broken

How to deal with an e-mail backlog?

Read methodically, prioritise/rank, begin replying
2(20.0%)
Delete all, burn computer
8(80.0%)
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[User Picture]From: mysterysquid
2016-09-13 10:11 (UTC)
Sounds like and amazing/exhausting trip.

And BURN THEM ALL, of course.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-09-15 09:35 (UTC)
It was both, yes. I'm still recovering.

Burning/deleting: Very satisfying!
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[User Picture]From: jixel
2016-09-14 10:16 (UTC)

(Spoken in e.t. voice)

Eat o-re-os
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-09-15 09:35 (UTC)

Re: (Spoken in e.t. voice)

I am, I am!
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[User Picture]From: cosmiccircus
2016-09-23 03:24 (UTC)
Off topic (sort of) but have you visited the Philippines (I thought you had) and if so, which parts are worth seeing? I would love to do a trip there some day...
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-09-23 13:03 (UTC)
Nope, I've never been. I really wanted to go with my dad, but we've never managed to make it happen. I suspect he really doesn't want to return. If we do go anywhere for nostalgic reasons, it's most likely to be Hawai'i.
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