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I Would Never Do This…

   March 23rd, 2010

...but now I totally want to:

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4 Responses to “I Would Never Do This…”

  1. uberVU - social comments Says:

    Social comments and analytics for this post…

    This post was mentioned on Twitter by librarykerri: Haha. Don’t want mysterious messages from your “future self”? Don’t forget to log out of public PCs… 🙂 http://bit.ly/blq0ti

  2. Moke Says:

    I have left a letter or two in books I’ve returned. (I tend to use them as bookmarks.) Would you send a letter to someone who did that… or is that going to far?

  3. Brian Herzog Says:

    @Moke: I’d probably try to return a letter, if possible. The email thing was just funny, and hopefully it’d be the last time someone forgot to log themselves out before they left the library.

  4. jonathon s Says:

    When I was a computer science major, we used to do similar things to people who’d left themselves logged in to lab machines. Rather than e-mail, though, usually it involved editing their login scripts to do things like write “I will always log out” 500 times…