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If I had an UNDO (^Z) command in my life...

Vikas Kapoor
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Sounds weird !?!

Probably,our descendants may get this kinda facility in 2075, not too early.
Friends probably everybody have something in their life that they want to undo. Like Some nasty mishaps,GF breakups...anything.
So express your desire and strech the list bit more...
Raghavan Muthu
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Well, sounds interesting and reasonable to discuss!

Would like to get back to the situations to correct the mistakes -- in abstract sense which includes all the preventive measures towards betterment!

Mostly would like to make the best use of the "precious time" which was of mere waste!


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Sunny Malik
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I would like to go 5 months back of my life.
So there should be some facility to go back such long


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Mark Spritzler
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You know this is an interesting subject in that should you really want to go back and do it again, and how will that change where you are now, will you know for sure that it will make now better, or maybe just maybe, it would make it much worse.

I would highly suggest to forget the past or you are doomed to repeat it.

Why do I feel like I am just using other people's words in this post.

Anyway, I used to want to change all those past mistakes, but realized it is because of those mistakes that I really hate and wish I could change, but because of them led me to exactly where I am now, and if that means I wouldn't have met and married my wife, then I don't want to change them anyhow anyway ever ever ever.

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Raghavan Muthu
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Yes, thats indeed a different perspective Mark
Vikas Kapoor
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Originally posted by Mark Spritzler:
Anyway, I used to want to change all those past mistakes, but realized it is because of those mistakes that I really hate and wish I could change, but because of them led me to exactly where I am now


Nice thought
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To further Mark's comments - it would be great to be able to 'undo' certain elements out of the stack without disrupting the rest of the stack


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Kashyap Hosdurga
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If we have ^Z then we also should have a commit option.

If you decide something and perform some action you will have a commit option where you will perform the action and ^z will work only on the last operation that was successfully committed.

OR
do we have an indefinite ^Z option?
Vikas Kapoor
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Originally posted by Bert Bates:
To further Mark's comments - it would be great to be able to 'undo' certain elements out of the stack without disrupting the rest of the stack

Perhaps,Mark is no way in favour of 'undo'.
dhwani mathur
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Hi All

i wish i could turn back 1 year of my life
so that i could make some changes in my
career....where i think i have made a bit mess
out of it.......i realy wish could change
sum tyms of my life.................

Dhwani:>You get what you actualy need in life
and not what you actualy want in life.

[ April 10, 2008: Message edited by: dhwani mathur ]
[ April 10, 2008: Message edited by: dhwani mathur ]
Sameer Jamal
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reminds me a quote from the moview Time Machine "We can't change our past but we can make our future better".
ankur rathi
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If I undo will I be able to remember that it's my second time... if not then I may end up doing same thing. What's the rule of game?
Raghavan Muthu
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Originally posted by Sameer Jamal:
reminds me a quote from the moview Time Machine "We can't change our past but we can make our future better".


That's great Perfect also!
Raghavan Muthu
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Originally posted by dhwani mathur:

Dhwani:>You get what you actualy need in life
and not what you actualy want in life.



Of course, "necessity vs desire" drive most the of the happenings! right?
Raghavan Muthu
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Originally posted by Bert Bates:
To further Mark's comments - it would be great to be able to 'undo' certain elements out of the stack without disrupting the rest of the stack


Yes Bert! this is another good aspect which closely relates to what Mark has said! I think we should be able to ensure as we got a 'chance' to do it again. aint i?
dhwani mathur
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hi Raghavan !!

Ya you are right........on this


"necessity vs desire" drive most the of the happenings!!!
Doug Slattery
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I think it boils down to be careful what you wish for... My dad used to tell me wish in one hand and do something else in the other (use your imagination here) and see what you get first. I don't wish anymore. Instead, I hope .

I was thinking the same thing a few days ago when I read Mark's reply. Even though my wife has been renamed "ex", my kids apply in this case

What a tangled web we weave...

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Or as Captain Kirk said, (Good save me for quoting Star Trek, I promise I am not a geek, ok I am a geek)

"My pains are what create who I am today."

Or something like that in that 5th Star Trek Movie I think.

Mark
Arvind Mahendra
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This reminds me of a time my English teacher asked what I would do if I woke up one morning as a woman. My response if I remember correctly(he flung a thick literature book at me after saying this) was "of course feel myself up".


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Sunil Kumar Gupta
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There are many things( Too personal ) i would like to Undo


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