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The Face That Disappeared

I was doing a six week placement For work experience several years ago. Would a secretarial career suit me? This I would soon know. I was often alone in the office. I wanted to give of my best. I decided to put my ICT Knowledge to the test... There's a way to change the desktop background. This I did on the boss's screen. His was white, but large and central Was a smiley face. Lime green. I chose the plain white background. But his image was not in the list! So I had to leave it as it was. To try, I will insist! The boss and co were back. And at some point during their lunch The boss noticed the change And he had a hunch. He asked his co partner If he'd been messing around With his computer and its settings. He denied. I made no sound. " What's wrong? " He asked. " My smiley face has vanished off the screen! You know, our company logo? Mr Smiley Green? The computer has wiped him away! He's completely disappeared! " Inwardly, uncontrollable laughter Almost to the point of tears. But outwardly, I focussed On the task I had at hand. He didn't suspect me for a moment. He probably thought I didn't understand. Each time I think of this, I laugh And share it with anyone near. Did they ever solve the mystery Of the face that disappeared? Written 18th November 2021

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Date: 1/16/2022 5:57:00 AM
Enjoyed a lot Really amusing and funny Nicely penned
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 1/16/2022 8:08:00 AM
Thanks Anisha. It was a funny experience :-)
Date: 1/5/2022 2:41:00 AM
Such things can easily happen when we are not so computer savvy or was it your over enthusiasm to impress the boss ? However you escaped scot-free. Quite amusing. I must also try one.
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 1/5/2022 5:39:00 AM
Not being computer savvy definitely ha ha! I honestly think he had his suspicions tho as I had made another techno error prior to that when trying to teach myself how to use the program system thing that they used for bookings. Put it this way, the accountant had a different name for a bit on the data ... :-O oooops!! Lol
Date: 11/18/2021 2:51:00 PM
oh how funny Natasha , thanks for the smile:-) hugs Jan xx
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 11/18/2021 9:01:00 PM
I can still see their confusion clear in memory. It's so funny! I didn't have the guts to own up (oops). Lol :-D