And….we’re back! Finally, all the widgets, gadgets, scripts, feeds, worksheets, connections, and other necessary bits and pieces are working correctly again. For now!
If your boss is annoying you with Excel questions, maybe a Pivot Table will make you feel better. Or, run a mile before work, then spend the rest of the day hiding in your new Excel Batcave.
2016-Mar-24: Twitter has changed its feed (again), so I can’t efficiently collect new tweets for the weekly post. The feed used to show the user name and tweet — now it just shows the user name. Sigh. If the feed ever becomes usable again, or if I find a new way to collect tweets, I”ll start posting here again.
If you’re drowning in Excel data, do you think that a game of Battleship would help? If not, Excel might force you to take a break, and watch some Winnie the Pooh.
If (when) Excel punishes you by crashing, try to remember that things could be worse. At least you don’t have to fight saber-toothed tigers every day.
A boss who is a boulder might not appreciate your new pivot table and VLOOKUP skills. Maybe you should give up using Excel for a while, or explode a few pie charts.
Have you ever hit anyone with a pivot table? No? Not even after taking too much cold medication? Okay, go back to your pie charts.
If Excel’s stupid colours make you (or your friend) cry, a glass of wine might help. Or, as a last resort, try some pivot table pizza!
After you make an Excel chart, do you have a strange craving for pie? How many times do you have to say “pivot table” in a meeting, before people think you’re a nerd.
Thanks for answering my formatting survey last week, and it was too close to call, so, I’ll keep doing both formats. You can skim through the plain text tweets at the top, and the embedded tweets are below.