Outlook Sucks, Part IV


Good morning Rob, Outlook here. Guess what? I still suck.…

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Outlook Sucks, Part III


Outlook Sucks. The reason for its suckiness is unknown. (Right click and select "View Image" in the image below to read the full error message.) It's sad when it takes such a large dialog box to say "our software is garbage and we don't even know what's wrong with it."…

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Outlook Sucks, Part II


A little while ago I lamented the fact that my office had switched to Outlook, and I announced to the global community at large who reads my website (approximately four people) that Outlook Sucks. It still does. Along the way, I have groused about it to my colleagues here in the office, and now that one of my co-workers has fled Boulder to work at our San Fransisco office, we continue to rail against the sloppy, bloated, non-functional pile of email code excrement via instant messenger. But it's not enough folks, it's not enough. Now, every time something pisses me off about Outlook, it's going on here. And, begin: Today I received a duplicate copy of an email forward from…

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My outlook on Outlook


Microsoft Outlook SUCKS! I have resisted this stinky pile of shit for years and years, and was delighted to see they used Thunderbird here at my new job when I came out here a year and a half ago. I snickered and then sighed a long resigned sigh when both of my last two employers haplessly "upgraded" to Outlook when I left those companies and they were forced to hire general IT consultants, who of course mindlessly toed the Microsloth party line. But, alas, it's finally happened. My present employer, wanting some groupware features such as shared email folders and calendaring, has finally made the jump. The back end is not Exchange, so at least this thing runs fairly quickly,…

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