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Stick it to me

The Sticky Egg is late toDAY.

i was TRAVelING  and DIDN’T HAVe reliable INTERnet Access for aWHILE.  Then I had to head straight into meetings when I GOT TO NEW york.

oh — anD DID i mention the stiCKY CAp lock key on my computer?

you may HAVe noticed it by now YOURSELf.  IT’S PROBABLy one of the most anNOYING THINGS i’ve dealT WIth this week (AND THAT’S SAYING SOMETHING).

YOU SEe, THIS is A new LAPtop.  it was FINE WHEN i got it out of the box.  But afTER A couple of weeks, tHE TAb key anD THE LEFT SHIFT KEY STARted aCTING LIKE THE CAP lock key.  Then the control key, escapE KEY ANd a FEW of the number keys joined in, too.

NOW EVEN SOME OF THE  LETTER KEYS are capPING LETTERS WHEN I STRIKE THEM.

IT’S A capITAl conspiraCY.

i havE CALled HP — THAT’s the BRANd of computer I’M USING — ANd am IN THE PROCESS OF CONVINCING THEM i haVE A defective keyboarD.  (we haVE TO GO THROUGH THE NECESSARy softwarE CHECKS FIRST.)

MayBE THIS BLOG ENTRY WILL CONVINCE THEM THERE’S A problem.

WhaDDA you think?