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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, January 07, 2013 - 10:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I (yours truly Doriana) am quite eco-conscious, annoyingly so, and I try not to waste energy or other resources.

But because I have another, equally annoying character trait, I just did something that every environmentalist would scold me for.
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Monday, January 07, 2013 - 11:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you just do it in relation to posting on this forum, or in another context?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, January 07, 2013 - 11:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you just do it in relation to posting on this forum, no or in another context? yes
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 6:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you waste something? If so: electricity? Fuel? Water? Packaging? A normally recycled material? Did you take a really long hot bath or shower? Driving involved? Heating? Cooling? Lighting? Inefficient lighting relevant? Did you buy something? Something useless? Something from the other side of the world?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 7:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Food relevant? Drink? Toilet paper?
Deholmes (Deholmes)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 7:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you use hard copy computer print-out instead of transferring to file.
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 2:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you waste something? yes If so: electricity? Fuel? Water? Packaging? A normally recycled material? none of these, see below
Did you take a really long hot bath or shower? Driving involved? Heating? Cooling? Lighting? Inefficient lighting relevant? Did you buy something? Something useless? Something from the other side of the world? no to all

Food relevant? Drink? Toilet paper? no to all

Did you use hard copy computer print-out instead of transferring to file. no, but OTRT. Printing is very relevant.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 3:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you waste ink? Print in colour when black and white would do? Always print in the highest quality?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 3:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you waste ink? this Print in colour when black and white would do? Always print in the highest quality? no to these
Redwine (Redwine)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 3:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what did you print? If yes, was it a bill? a contract? a consent?
Is it relevant if you printed a private document? A professional one?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what did you print? somewhat If yes, was it a bill? a contract? a consent? none of these
Is it relevant if you printed a private document? A professional one? a text for class
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 3:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Print things that don't need to be printed? Print things on higher quality paper than necessary? Print things larger than necessary? Print on only one side of the paper, when you could use both? Did you print it in order to: read it? Give it to someone? Save it? Destroy it?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 4:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Print things that don't need to be printed? this Print things on higher quality paper than necessary? Print things larger than necessary? Print on only one side of the paper, when you could use both? Did you print it in order to: read it? this Give it to someone? Save it? and this Destroy it? all unanswered are no
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 4:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you print a photo or something that takes a lot of ink? Did you print it with a background?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 4:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you print a photo or something that takes a lot of ink? Did you print it with a background? no to both. I only printed text.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 4:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you write the text? Relevant? Do you print anything really important, because you don't trust the computer with it?
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 4:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My printer occasionally eats paper. Anything like that? Tho that wastes paper more than ink.
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you write the text? no Relevant? somewhat Do you print anything really important, because you don't trust the computer with it? no, in this case I printed it because I wanted to make annotations and to bring it to class

My printer occasionally eats paper. Anything like that? Mine does too, but not relevant here Tho that wastes paper more than ink. I should clarify that I also wasted paper, which is actually more important to the puzzle
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 8:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you forget to verify / proofread your document, so you had to print it all all over again, after correcting the mistakes?

Did you not properly setup the page layout, so after printing you found yourself with little text scattered around a lot of pages?

Was a small error uncovered (like a missing date, or ID information), that was in the header / footer of ALL the pages, thus prompting a reprint?

All the bad examples from above -- from my own experience
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 9:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you forget to verify / proofread your document, so you had to print it all all over again, after correcting the mistakes? no

Did you not properly setup the page layout, so after printing you found yourself with little text scattered around a lot of pages? no

Was a small error uncovered (like a missing date, or ID information), that was in the header / footer of ALL the pages, thus prompting a reprint? no, although this would be very annoying!

To prevent FAs, I should clarify that I did this intentionally because of the other character trait that hasn't been discovered yet.

Also I should add that the document was a .pdf, so I couldn't edit it or change the layout.
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 1:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you find it more comfortable to read the text from printed material rather than on-screen? Relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 1:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you find it more comfortable to read the text from printed material rather than on-screen? if I have to make annotations, yes. Relevant? no
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Was the waste in: printing it in the first place? Or printing it in the way you did? Or in something you did with it after printing it?
Noel (Noel)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 1:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you print it out to get away from the computer? To remove the temptation of the internet or computer games?
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 2:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

To avoid havig to use a copier? My printer is also a copier, but it uses so much ink that way that it is better to just reprint a document.
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 - 4:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the waste in: printing it in the first place? Or printing it in the way you did? this Or in something you did with it after printing it?

Do you print it out to get away from the computer? To remove the temptation of the internet or computer games? no to both

To avoid havig to use a copier? no My printer is also a copier, but it uses so much ink that way that it is better to just reprint a document.
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Do you print it in large print? On a single side of the page? Double spaced?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Do you print it in large print? On a single side of the page? Double spaced? no. I couldn't influence the font size or the spacing because what I printed had been scanned from a book
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Does this way of printing use: more paper? More ink? A different type of paper? Larger paper? Is your other habit to write really big? Or to write very much? So you printed on a large paper in order to get enough space for your annotations?
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 8:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you print it in colors, although a black and white printing would have been just fine? Did you have an option in choosing between multiple printers and you chose one that was not so eco-friendly? Did you print some pages that were"intentionally left blank"in the original document, thus wasting paper on unimportant messages? Were you able to choose what to print (in the sense that you could have chosen to print pp. 1-13 and 16-20, let's say, leaving 14-15 out, but because you needed to have all the pages in the right order, you decided to print those too)?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 12:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you print it in colors, although a black and white printing would have been just fine? no, I printed in black and white Did you have an option in choosing between multiple printers and you chose one that was not so eco-friendly? no Did you print some pages that were"intentionally left blank"in the original document, thus wasting paper on unimportant messages? YES! (Although it wasn't a blank page but a page that only contained the table of contents) Were you able to choose what to print (in the sense that you could have chosen to print pp. 1-13 and 16-20, let's say, leaving 14-15 out, but because you needed to have all the pages in the right order, you decided to print those too)? yes, but for a different reason.

Nice round of q's!

The not so eco-friendly thing I did was that I printed out an unneccesary page when printing out a text for class, thus wasting ink and paper.

Now, why did I do that?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because you wanted all the page numbers? Because you didn't know how not to do that? Or didn't want to bother with it? Never bothered to learn it? Because you were in a hurry?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Because you wanted all the page numbers? Because you didn't know how not to do that? Or didn't want to bother with it? Never bothered to learn it? Because you were in a hurry? no to all, the relation is somewhat more lateral
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 2:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant what you did with the extra paper after printing it? Would the puzzle have worked if you threw it away immediately? Is the other annoying trait: computer-related? Paper-related? Book-related? School-related? Money-related? Number-related? did you not want to print out 13 pages? Or another number of pages? Or were you aiming for a specific number? Or a type of number, such as a prime? Or odd number?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 2:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant what you did with the extra paper after printing it? Would the puzzle have worked if you threw it away immediately? Is the other annoying trait: computer-related? Paper-related? Book-related? School-related? Money-related? Number-related? did you not want to print out 13 pages? this! Or another number of pages? Or were you aiming for a specific number? Or a type of number, such as a prime? Or odd number?

Nice solve, time for the

********SPOILER********

I'm usually not a superstitious person, but somehow I think that 13 means bad luck and therefore I try to avoid it as much as possible. The other day, I printed out something for class, and it would have amounted to 13 pages, had I only printed the pages I needed. So I decided to waste some ink and paper and print out the table of contents too.

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