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The fact that I am currently forced to use a touch-pad makes me all the more grateful! Death is terrible, but when you have Alzheimer's it can be a relief.
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He has all my respect :c after all, he didn't try to sue anyone smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Oddworld Abe View Post

The fact that I am currently forced to use a touch-pad makes me all the more grateful! Death is terrible, but when you have Alzheimer's it can be a relief.

As my grandmother's doctor put it "She's pleasantly confused".
   
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post #24 of 29
also not mentioned he hosted the first video teleconference and paved the foundations for hypertext (i.e the internet as we know it!)

R.I.P = Rest in Peripherals



btw he technically did not invent the mouse but ho hum, he was the one who refined it and got it out there
Edited by Pip Boy - 7/4/13 at 4:15pm
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R.I.P
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post #26 of 29
Thanks for creating the mouse! thumb.gif
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A mouse.. Such a simple thing now, but was not so simple idea when invented.

 

May he rest in peace.

 

So many people in life makes life much easier for us and we never know them. 

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post #28 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Oddworld Abe View Post

The fact that I am currently forced to use a touch-pad makes me all the more grateful! Death is terrible, but when you have Alzheimer's it can be a relief.

 

My grandfather had alzheimer's disease and when he died we were all happy for him.

 

It is a terrible disease. He never remembered me in his last years and he used to love me alot.

 

I am 31 years old and truly miss him. 

 

Not knowing your loved ones, sometimes even his own son was extremely sad for us to watch. May he RIP also.

 

Life is short guys. Enjoy every second even it is a date with a girl outside or playing xbox on the couch. Do whatever you feel like. 

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Clicking and scrolling my mouse everyday in memory of you good sir.
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