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they have to keep boards organized....N/M

Posted By: buhbye-don't let door hit you on way out on 2006-04-15
In Reply to: I agree, getting ready to search out another transcription board - anon

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I am sorry. I meant boards not broads. Now those darn boards have disappeared again.
Especially if we were organized enough to...sht msg
collectively refuse to fix it for them when the reports come back.
me too, used to be very organized, but not lately - sm
desk is a mess, MB is a mess, house is a mess...you get the picture. Spent a half hour the other day shredding papers/bills, etc. Trying to get a handle on it, need to slow down and not work so much!
if you are organized and have a sm
huge bank of shortcuts you can do 300 lph easy and more even doing operative reports. I have done it for years!
Hey Busy, come help me get organized...sm

Yo Busy!!

You seem to be the MOST organized of all my acquaintences!!!  Kudos to you!!!  Come help me get more organized.  *LOL*

S. Florida friend !! 

My organized granddaughter.

I am visiting my son this week, and decided to help my granddaughter clean her "spotless" room.  She is such a neat freak. 

What a smart little girl. I went into her closet where she keeps her electronic equipment.  Every single cord for each item was neatly folded and slipped  into empty paper towel (aluminum foil, toilet paper) rolls and labeled.   She had attached a small velcro square to the equipment and one to the paper roll.  It was so neat.

I invited her to come home with me and organize my house. 



Organized religion
basically is another club. It ends up being about its own entity and not the spirituality it is supposed to embrace. Christ said basically the same thing when he was on earth.

Maybe you could get the other employees together to voice your feelings and needs to this employer to see if you can prompt some very necessary changes. If not, I would start seriously looking for a healthier work environment.

Remember that it is also not good for the people who take advantage to be allowed to do so (work or personal).

I am so sorry about your friend/co-worker. I hope you can gain strength from this loss to make some changes.
organized religion
Your comment aboput organized religion is off teh subject and snarky.  This person did not die because it was  A CATHOLIC hospital and I for one am tired of this sort of modern day sneering.  I work at a Catholic Hospital.  I absolutely loathe the manager who will not give me a singel Sunday off but she herself is a Catholic and tries to tell me waht church to go to.  She's not a jerk becuase of her religion. She's just a jerk.  Period.  I won't die from stress becuase my life is worth more that 400 lines.  But to make off the wall comments about religion is not ok. 
I would LOVE to come to Florida and help you get organized!!
I just might call on you sometime!!!!

not for long - impeachment is being organized
*rubs hands together in anticipation of that day*
Stedman's is organized a bit differently sm

and that is probably why I didn't like Tessier's at all.  I have other word books besides Stedman's and I don't like them either!  The only thing I like as well would be the MPI and I hardly ever use mine now.

In all fairness, I probably Google more than I do anything.  If I am looking for a ronguer or scissors or suture or needle, I use the M&S word book to find that.  If I am looking up a new drug-eluting stent, I google, BUT I can make what I am looking for so specific that I find less than 100 sites for most things.  I don't ever file through pages of it because that is useless too. 

I dunno...only ever do OPs, have for a long time and it is to the point where I rarely have to search for anything.  Despite my advanced age, my near photographic memory is still highly functional. I thought that would be the first thing to go, but it wasn't.  In other ways, my brain is a junkyard.  I can remember a piece of equipment I transcribed only once 4 years ago, but I can't remember where I put my purse or keys! 

Must haves... an organized desk.

Also space heater; love that; more cozy especially since I'm in our partially finished basement/family room.  HAHA!

My nails bother me too if they get too long, and I do my own little manicures when that happens, so I can feel more comfortable - I agree on the nails.

Coffee till around 9:30, shower, and then soda all day long, but it usually just sits there.  I have to have lip stuff in case my lips get dry, and I also have pictures of my kids, my husband and I, and my nieces and nephews, just to remind me that I'm not out of touch...

My kids hated organized sports and groups. They

are both social, happy kids, but enjoy spending their spare time with Lego's, pets and especially reading. My 5th grader reads at an 11th grade reading level and my freshman reads well beyond college level. Both enjoy school very much and are on the Challenge tracks, A's and B's. But I think they have learned how to entertain themselves and enjoy a slower pace because we don't have a T.V. Definitely gears down the speed of life.

but boards will be dano's boards and that's the issue. no one dare disagree with dano.
yes the boards will be boring with just one-sided opinions but we need to please dano. isn't that the purpose of MT Stars?
Interesting site, and very organized too. Good work. Mistery can Rape Chair: http://www.adn.com/ , w
Nice post. I'll return. Beautiful, Faithful, Small nothing comparative to Superb , Mistery can Rape Pair when Boy Hedge Round Expect , Steal Percieve Make - that is all that Gnome is capable of Central is feature of Coolblooded Pair
I am new to the boards...
and I am not too sure if I want to stay on these boards. I am afraid to say (write) something wrong and get crapped on! I think that *some* people need to grow up. You are ruining it for everyone one else that enjoys to post and read the boards!
Welcome to the boards!
Other boards (SM)
I should included all other boards as well, i.e., Recipe, Equipment, Politics, etc.

200 is for the other boards, not the
the boards..................NM
If you look at the ads on various job boards they

list equipment.  Some still use C-phone, some use Lanier, some use wav pedals, some require you to rerecord and there are still a few small local ones that still use tapes.  Even though some companies use the internet, some you download and work off-line, others you have to be connected the whole time you are working so high-speed is a must, either cable or DSL.   I you are going to buy a foot pedal I'd get a generic that would work with ExpressScribe or Start/Stop, one that is capable of working with multiple types of voice files.  The ExpressScribe software is free so you just need the pedal.   I haven't read your other posts so don't know if you are trying to go on your own of what, but if you are working for a company I wouldn't buy a foot pedal until you have a job where you need one.  Some companies use a proprietary software and you need a specially configured foot pedal.  You can always download the free ExpressSribe and use the keys to do any testing.


we don't have to be 100% on these boards...

I see improper usage of their, there, they're all the time on the boards but doesn't mean that's what the poster uses in medical reports - sometimes people just forget and type the wrong word on public boards -

Except for the word board, the admin here at this site says we are never to correct the poster's typo.....so let it go, let God, and not to worry. 

One should never assume anything in this business - one of the first rules of thumb. 

MT boards
You'll have to do a Google search or maybe someone will email you. There are others, but it is against the rules of this website to direct people to them, at least on these boards.
and all the other job boards - there are may outside of two.
There are already boards where you can
do this and they can also post on the various word boards.  I help on the word boards when I can, one even has at least 1 physician who frequently helps, and with a word board you get a whole lot more experience than you would working one-on-one with someone. 
Have seen it on other non-MT boards too
Don't know if it is the general mindset of people in tought times; participation at another site I frequent is down significantly because of the negative and attacking posts.

Do you believe everything you read here on these boards? No one knows any better
than I do whether they outsource. They do not.
All boards are up and running.
Just got done working, looking at boards...
first I heard, and yes, will miss him... How sad!
Hey I'm in Tennessee where are these boards? NM
You go to other internet boards and think everyone
I would like to post on these boards. Can anyone help?

I am totally confused as to what section of the religion board to post on.  There is nothing for general Christianity or perhaps Quaker pursuasion, etc.

I also have no idea what I am, liberal or conservative or what.  I liked it better when you could have a real discussion.  We exchanged ideas.  I know sometimes they got out of hand, but I don't like any of these boards now.  They are just plain too confusing now. 

With all due respect - I go to several web boards, SMT, and SM

the AOL boards. This is the only one where I read so much about dissatisfied MTs. Oh, once in a week or so you'll hear something about VR or EMR, but mostly, the people in other places are still excited about being MTs, proud of what they do, certainly not talking about working fast food.

There's lively discussion about home stuff, hobbies, and kids, but I don't hear many people at all saying they can't make a living at this.

I wonder why that is? Serious question.

Anything that does not belong under the other boards. (NM)
boards and then GO FOR IT, whichever way...nm
lighten up - I have gotten a lot of help on these boards (sm)
We're just having a fun day.  Are we allowed?  I've also noticed that many of the questions that have no answers posted are the ones that have already been asked and answered ad nauseum.  Check archives.  People get tired of repeating the same things over and over.
MTs always negative on these boards? hmm? NM................
No clue really but perhaps on the boards...sm
Equipment or Technical boards here at mtstars might help you better than I cannot.  I only know that one of my monitors has a very small screen and I cannot see a lot of what I'm supposed to see on that screen.
other MT message boards
I was just wondering how many of you go to other MT message boards and if this is your favorite.  I have lots of them posted on my favorites but this is the only one I check every day.  Once in a while I might check the others but I'm usually bored after a few minutes.  How about the rest of you? 
How to search boards
Can someone please tell me how to search for comments on companies?  tia.
Posting on boards
I agree that some topics should be posted on their respective boards but it seems as if every other message the thread is locked. Pretty soon, you won't have to worry--no one will be using the boards at all! It's a little confusing to decide, gee, should I put this on this board or that board or maybe they won't let me post it
OR they will get the point and use the appropriate boards. sm
The monitors should have started this a long time ago, they maybe the users of the board would have learned which boards to use from the start. I think this is a great idea even though it must take a lot of their time to do it.
State boards
Here in Oregon there is a posting on the state board that shows complaints, etc. against doctors.  So you might try that.
I believe they got rid of the too numerous boards - sm
because it was getting totally ridiculous. There were boards for everything under the sun it seemed. Posts were being moved and locked because they should be on a different board. Many, including myself, thought it was getting to be a bit too much. So luckily they listened and trimmed it back down to something a bit more manageable.
I see it now, thanks! On the state boards it's
This made my day (how sad is that???). I guess we don't need to go to the Comedy Stop unless there's a new joke anyway . . . (LOL)
State Boards
Why don't we all try the State Boards on this site?  We could really network.  This site has been a big help to me and my endeavors.  Thanks to the administrator and all who support it!
Check out the new MT boards
little or no experience.  It might help you decide.  I don't like to discourage anyone, but it does take a lot more than just "fast typing".  You have to have thick skin as well.  You have to be very, very independent, which probably leads to the cut-throat attitudes some (not all) have in this profession.  Some of us have been stabbed in the back so many times, we need the MEDS to dull the pain.  Please do not take this profession lightly as we do not look at it as simply babysitting/no daycare, extra money.  There are a lot of hardworking MT's here with a lot of knowledge.  We are willing to help one another.  One day if you get into this field, way, way, way down the road, you'll know where people are coming from.  Good luck in your endeavors! 
Please see our state boards. NM
There are only a few boards left

so I think I'll post on all of them and then make up my own!!   When you've worked for nearly 4 years in an office and you're the only man, you learn how to take instruction pretty quickly! (Well for me, it took way to long, I'm a slow student)  (drumroll please?)

Seriously, though, sm I've garnered enough advice from the "three boards" to get a good picture of what I want to do. I'll just take the plunge and see what happens. I'm still keeping my day job so no worries about stability.  


Must not be that mad if you posted on two boards
State boards
I haven't been able to get on that page for weeks.