[LMB] Fwd: OT: Borrowing

markus baur baur at chello.at
Tue Jan 11 15:17:28 GMT 2022


if you are afraid about the cats health when playing with AAA's, have 
you considered buying a few hex-head bolts of roughly the same 
dimensions and cutting off the head ..? no chemicals in there that might 
be dangerous for kitty

servus

markus



Am 11.01.2022 um 13:00 schrieb Gordon Jackson:
> My cat loves to play with AAA batteries, which I don't let him have. He has
> however discovered that if he relocates my wireless mouse from the desk to
> the floor with sufficient energy the battery cover door will come off and at
> least one of the batteries will fly out. Mission accomplished. He then has
> an AAA battery to carry away and play with.
> 
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> WILLIAM A WENRICH
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> Exactly what I did. I wanted to make sure she knew that it upset me however.
> 
> 
> William A Wenrich
> 
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> On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 11:55 AM WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
> 
>> I am of two minds about a problem that I've had recently. Almost every
>> time my granddaughters visit my house, that is at least 5 days a week,
>> I'm constantly looking for equipment like headphones or cables the
>> have been "borrowed" and left somewhere around the house. The latest
>> incident was when Hazel borrowed my wireless mouse to do artwork on
>> her tablet. Then she lost it somewhere in the house. After more than a
>> week of searching, I still can't find it. I still have the US wireless
>> connector but the mouse itself has disappeared.
>> I don't know whether to be happy that she set it up herself and was
>> using it for a homework assignment or upset because she operated on
>> the "better to ask forgiveness than permission" principle.
>> I don't want to be to tyrannical, but I'm out a mouse.
>>
> 
> I don't think you'd be out of line setting a few ground rules for everybody
> visiting the house, on the order of "Ask first" and "put it back where you
> found it after you're through with it." If you tell everyone the rules
> beforehand and they apply to all visitors of whatever age, it won't look
> like you're pointing fingers at particular people.
> 
> 
> --Margaret Dean
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