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numbers and letters

data entry

If you don’t see me online for the next few days. . . . I will be going bug eyed entering many numbers and letters into two different databases! This is the part of bird banding that isn’t as much fun as being with the birds. I will try to take some breaks to see what everyone is up to this week!

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15 responses

  1. Good luck!

    6 August 2007 at 12:13 am

  2. I do a lot of spread sheets in my work and after a day or two of it, my eyes go all googly. I hope you don’t suffer the same fate. 🙂

    6 August 2007 at 12:15 am

  3. Come on Tom, you know you love numbers and letters, you are a scientists man!! Glad it’s not me, have fun!

    6 August 2007 at 4:52 am

  4. @ Barb – thanks
    @ Laurie – ugg, tell me about it but at least you get paid for your data entry!
    @ Bernie – I do but if I don’t focus then it will never get done!

    6 August 2007 at 11:04 am

  5. Too bad you can’t get some voice recognition software, and just read them in. But then your voice may never recover! Celebrate big when it’s done.

    6 August 2007 at 12:17 pm

  6. Birdbander11

    You will be having to do a few more in 2 more years, and I would go bug eyed over putting numbers and letters into a database all day to!

    6 August 2007 at 2:54 pm

  7. Ugh, Tom good luck with the database entry! Can’t wait to hear from you again!

    6 August 2007 at 6:25 pm

  8. Michael Head

    AH! The paperwork! The jobs not done ….

    7 August 2007 at 12:15 am

  9. Good luck Tom. Looks like something I face daily in my job too….at least when inputting the data, you will have the nice memories of all the birds you held in your hands and it will be so much more than just numbers.

    7 August 2007 at 9:17 am

  10. Marg

    You’ve had your fun now it’s time to pay the price!
    You have my sympathy

    7 August 2007 at 11:58 am

  11. Oh yes, we must keep track of things.
    I do appreciate spreadsheets though; I use one for all my grading. Let the machine do the math computation for me!

    7 August 2007 at 5:17 pm

  12. Doesn’t look like much fun, but I guess we all have to pay the piper eventually.Hope things go smoothly for you.

    7 August 2007 at 6:34 pm

  13. Bless you, Tom. I’ll bet you’d rather have bird beaks nipping your fingers than face that paper work.

    7 August 2007 at 8:11 pm

  14. Grace

    I wouldn’t mind doing data entry so much if I could get right the first time.

    7 August 2007 at 8:25 pm

  15. @ N Shutterbug – My cousin does voice recognition work for Microsoft! LOL! Joe, I need your help!
    @ Birdbander11 – it will be well worth doing the extra then!! Yes, you will be doing more also!
    @ Pam – thanks and was slacking today!
    @ Mike – LOL that is for sure!
    @ Ruthie – lots of memories for sure! Thanks!
    @ Marg – LOL, I sure am!
    @ KGMom – sure do and it’s a fact of life now days! LOL
    @ Larry – With all fun there is always work!
    @ Cathy – at each type of the computer key, I remember the nip of the bill from that bird!
    @ Grace – I am alright entering, its reading the writing sometimes that is the hardest!

    7 August 2007 at 9:52 pm

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