Note to Self
June 13, 2006

Note to self:
Never buy a trackball with an easily removeable ball ever ever ever again.

I think I spend more time with the ball removed and spinning it on the funky mousepad than I do actually using it. Sure, it gives me greater control than my Gateway mouse. Sure, it's more ergonomic. But boy, is it a great toy to roll around the desk. And spin without letting it leave the mousepad (and thus make loads of noise). Or to occasionally bounce when no one else is in the office.

I wonder if I could replace it with a superball ... you know those really big superballs in the vending machines for a dollar. Hrm. I think I have one of those at home ... I'll have to bring that in and test this new theory out.

Yeah, so I'm thinking maybe I need to go back to the doctor and see about some ADHD meds again ... *sigh*.

Posted by Red Monkey at June 13, 2006 1:24 PM | People Say I Have ADHD, But I Think - Hey Look, A Chicken | | StumbleUpon Toolbar Stumble |


iiq374 said:

So is it one of the Logitech Wireless Trackballs? I typically refuse to use anything else ;-)
Can't stand mice anymore after getting used to the control of a trackball!

Red Monkey said: nope, it's not even wireless or anything nifty like that. It's got a glitterball in it and is opaque enough that the laser shines through it. What can I say? It was on sale. :)
June 13, 2006 4:02 PM


chris said:

They make meds for ADHD? My wife mentioned something about having me go to the doctor and see about meds, we discussed it one evening and, look kittens!

What was I saying?

Red Monkey said: Yeah, they have these nifty pills now, but you can't take them with citrus drinks because then they don't ... I love orange juice. ... Wha? Huh?
June 13, 2006 4:22 PM


michele said:

Trackball ? i need to catch up with technology.
Now super ball i understand,i had one once
and bounced it and never saw it again.

June 13, 2006 7:35 PM


Atom Girl said:

Wow, I am glad I am not the only one who plays with the ball in her trackball. I always seem to lose mine either in the couch, or under the couch. (I am not lucky enough to have a desk)

June 14, 2006 1:57 PM
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