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your weakest link?

Discussion in 'Members Lounge' started by Neil Groves, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. Neil Groves

    Neil Groves New Member

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    What is your weakest link? mine is rushing projects to find out if they work and how they look, i'm impatient and this often results as happened today in leaving out links (in this case the power supply to the chips)....DOH! also i forgot a couple of breaks in the stripboard!

    Neil.

    oooh sorry about the bold title, i don't know how that happened......
     
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  2. Joe G

    Joe G Member

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    mine is starting a new project and not finishing the previous, then by the 20th or so, if i complete that one, i have to remember what i
    was doing on the first one. lol
     
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    +1.

    Exactly the same for me.
     
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  5. Reloadron

    Reloadron Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    My wallet. :)

    Ron
     
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    Bread Boarding and making more than one change at a time. I keep sticking component leads into the wrong holes (VCC into non-inverting input, Input into GND) and then wondering why the output is whack.
     
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    To many projects at once.
     
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    projects + assignments + memory works + problemsolving :p
     
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    Inventive mind greater than ambition and wallet
     
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    Letting myself get stretched too thin. On my own, I've gotten to be pretty good about keeping the projects limited to 3-5 at a time. At work and around friends, I let myself get pulled into a few too many distractions.
     
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    +1 :D and a too messy to work in workshop!!!
     
  12. Neil Groves

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    yeah that too, i have a habit of using a tool and putting it down on the bench, then by the end of the day i am in a clutter and thats when things get knocked on the floor and i get mad and make mistakes and thats when it's time to quit for the day and go cool off somewhere lol

    Neil.
     
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    4pyros Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    And leave it all on the bench. I think I have all of 4 square inches on one of my bench's. LOL
     
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    Mine is giving honest opinions in threads when asked for and the getting banned for two days for doing so just before the thread that asked for honest opinions gets deleted for too many negtative opinion remarks being posted.


    Yep I went there. :p
     
  15. Neil Groves

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    I have been in trouble for speaking my mind in other forums, i have come across instances in these forums where a certain couple of people have been a little 'snippy' in their replies to me, but i am going to let it go and be nice instead of fighting back as i want to make friends here and want to maintain a friendly atmosphere, i could have replied in kind and felt justified in doing so but i try to accept people as they are and get on with life.

    Neil.
     
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    Forgetting that I bought parts for a project and generally not knowing what on earth is going on. :) (My parts stockpile is literally full of CMOS due to my local supplier not having a full range of 4xxx series.)
     

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