01 October 2008

Carpal Tunnel

I volunteered to co-chair my subdivision's covenants re-write committee. And? For a price? I volunteered to re-type said covenants into a more readable format (a far cry from the created-on-a-typewriter/WordPerfect 2.1 piece of crap we have now). Thus far, at page 22 of the Microsoft Word single-spaced 12 pt. Cambria document I currently control (Mwha-ha-ha-ha! I own you people! Beer cans and flamingos in my front yard! Chain link... Sorry. Out of control there.), I'm ready to cut off my hands. I haven't typed this much since my heady technical writing days. Anyhoo, I decided to pull the document thus far into a Wordle. Here's what I've got:

I think I'll just turn it in to the Board of Directors as a Wordle and make t-shirts for each property owner. Have a question about where to put your trash can? Look at your t-shirt. Can you buy a basketball goal for your son? Look at the t-shirt.


The HOA president is gonna kill me.


HEATHER said...

Hey aren't you the girl who can type like 100 words per minute or some impressive number like that? So are you going to hide clauses in there about the flamingos and the car up on blocks?
This is your way to seize power. Today the HOA, next year the White House or something like that! LOL!

Anonymous said...

Can't you scan it and use OCR software to put it into text? It would still take a while, and would require close proofreading, but I think it would be better than typing the whole darn thing!

Anonymous said...

That on a shirt would actually be pretty funny!

Hmm...I wonder what would happen if you did that with the text from your blog. Interesting.

RiverPoet said...



Avitable said...

There are apparently a lot of provisions on what one "shall" and "shall not" do.

Ha! My captcha is "bjftw". Blowjob for the win!

Willie G said...

That's pretty cool. Thanks for the link.

Not Afraid to Use It said...

Make sure you highlight the passage regarding the radio antennae on the roof.

Gypsy said...

I love that big "shall."

Expat No. 3699 said...

...and each t-shirt should have the Wordle on the front and the CMG pic on the back

Molly's Mom said...

That is a freaking awesome idea! I love Wordle!

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

Other Heather - More like 75. On a good day. :) I think I might have to use invisio-text to hide stuff in there! Hee hee!

Anonymous - True. But, then again, I'm never one for doing anything easy.

Ashlie - I'll have to try that.

RiverPoet - Totally!

Avitable - HA!

Willie G - No problem!

NATUI - Hee hee!

Gypsy - I know. It's the favorite word!

Employee No. 3699 - Awesome idea, girl!

Molly's Mom - Thanks, hon!