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Peyton McGinnis
Peyton McGinnis

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So I sat down to do some work...

...and I looked at my messy workplace, and thought:

"Man, I really need to refactor my desk."

Apparently I've been writing code for too long today.

(true story)

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Andreas • Edited

I once painted something on a paper sheet and drew something wrong. I watched my left hand immediately position itself to press CTRL+Z πŸ˜…

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Peyton McGinnis Author

I've done that before. More commonly though I'll accidentally misspell a word while writing and think, "Why aren't the red squiggly lines showing up?"

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Sebastian Vargr

Sometimes I find myself looking out the window and wondering where the heck my cursor is.

Then I realize it’s not that kind of window.

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Madza • Edited

These sounds pretty effective, tbh.

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Michel Renaud

hahaha! This reminds me of a chat with a friend a couple of years ago. We were discussing winter boots (we're in a snowy part of Canada with often icy sidewalks and we both walk a lot instead of driving). One option he was looking at was the same boots I had, which had some features to help prevent slipping.

A few days later I asked him if he had found something. He said, "well, I looked into the same model of boots and realized they didn't fit my use case..."

I burst out laughing.

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Peyton McGinnis Author

Haha! That's awesome.

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Madza

There should only be keyboard, mouse, notes and a pen on your table.
Keep it minimal to increase your focus on actual code.

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eranelbaz • Edited

Thats way my desktop is without any shortcut on it, using UELI for quick access, and it works like a charm

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Peyton McGinnis Author

My desktop is similar, but I use Taskbar Magic to completely hide my taskbar (it's the only program I've found that actually works).

And I use Keypirinha as my launcher.