Delivering to Spec

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FED: We need to talk.

MARK: That's never a good thing to hear coming from you guys.

FED: We were wondering if you'd made any progress on the "Special Files" project.

MARK: You mean the project where you want me to delete all the documents I have containing scientific and other useful data?

FED: We never said delete. We said "move to the Special Files folder."

MARK: The "Special Files" folder is my computer's trash folder, which you renamed "Special Files" yesterday morning.

FED: I'm not interested in assigning blame. I'm interested in seeing your results.

MARK: It's not possible to see my results because the result is an absense of data. If I do it right, what you see is "nothing."

(Silence.)

FED: I'd like you to show me nothing.

MARK: That's exactly what I intend to do.

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I'll comment: I've been

I'll comment: I've been waiting for over a day - for someone else to comment first (so that I didn't appear to be too eager to express my glee, that my bi-daily clicking on my Eviscerati speeddial icon had finally been rewarded). In my excitement I just realized that today's Help Desk was a continuation of yesterday's - I had to click on the 'Prev' button to check that I wasn't hallucinating - but Yeah the author of my favorite serial fiction and comics had not set a New Years' Resolution to withhold his creative spirit/juices nor had he suffered (overly) from the trials and tribulations of having to earn a crust, to keep the wolf/wolves from the door.

Anyhoo, I am much relieved that my worst fears are now assuaged. Thanks Chris and a Happy, Heatlthy and Prosperous 2017 to you and your family.

I seem to detect a very left

I seem to detect a very left-pondian theme developing here :)