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Re: When Upwork makes your day

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Wassim T Member Since: May 29, 2015
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I wake up too lazy in the morning & open Upwork to read my clients' requests, and while I'm waiting Upwork informs me that there's no water in the desert - and then a big smile gets drawn on my sleepy face Smiley Happy

 

I'm only wondering who writes these information, and how do we access them back after they're gone.

 

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John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
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They should give a prize to the first person to collect the entire set. Cat Wink

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Daniel C Member Since: Nov 21, 2010
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"The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.",

"Topolino is the name for Mickey Mouse in Italy.",

"Switzerland eats the most chocolate, equating to 10 kilos per person per year.",

"Australia is the only continent with no active volcanoes.",

"The croissant was invented in Austria.",

"African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words.",

"Australia was originally called New Holland.",

"French fries are originally from Belgium.",

"Venetian Blinds were invented in Japan.",

"Brazil is named after a tree.",

"Jamaica has 120 rivers.",

"The Great Wall of China is approximately 6,430 Km long (3,995 miles).",

"The wheelbarrow was invented in China.",

"India has the most post offices of any other country (over 100,000).",

"The Taj Mahal in India is made entirely out of marble.",

"New York City was the first capital of the United States.",

"Peru has more pyramids than Egypt.",

"There are more sheep than people in New Zealand.",

"The 'Bee Hummingbird' found in Cuba is the smallest bird in the world.",

"The US flag has 13 stripes (representing the original 13 states).",

"There are no rivers in Saudi Arabia.",

"Cuba is the largest exporter of sugar.",

"The yo-yo was originally used as a weapon for hunting in the Philippines.",

"A Chinese checkerboard has 121 holes.",

"Paper money was first used in China.",

"Everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly sets than for the U.S. Treasury.",

"Pinocchio is Italian for 'pine head'.",

"Italy and France produce over 40% of all wine.",

"Canada has more lakes than any other country.",

"New Zealand is the first place in the world to allow women to vote.",

"The first US coast to coast aeroplane flight occurred in 1911 and took 49 days.",

"The postal service in the US was free before 1863.",

"The Greek national anthem has 158 verses.",

"Finland has the largest number of islands in the world (over 179,550).",

"The national anthem of Japan has only 4 lines.",

"The Australian Dragon Fly is the fastest insect with a top speed of 57 km/h (35 mp/h).",

"England's Stonehenge is over 5,000 years old.",

"There are 132 rooms in the US White House.",

"Australia is the only country that is also a continent.",

"40% of Amsterdam commuters get to work by bicycle."

 

Best regards,

Daniel

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John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
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FYI, Upwork employees aren't eligible for the prize. How'd you do that so fast, Daniel, or is that another Upwork top secret?

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Nichola L Member Since: Mar 13, 2015
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He did it while trying to access his messages, or find old clients, or while hunting for files that aren't there, or while trying to figure out who the person on his message page who wants to chat is - not a client, or wondering what the hell happened to the date order of his contracts - and so on, and on, and on . . .

 

(I am just so grateful to the person who allowed me back to the old system.)

 

 

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Wassim T Member Since: May 29, 2015
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Man you're good. Is there a way to inject "Daniel is a Rock Star"?

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John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
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Nichola wrote, '(I am just so grateful to the person who allowed me back to the old system.)'.

 

I'm much too timid to try anything new around here voluntarily -- we have plenty of new stuff thrown at us without asking for it.

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Daniel C Member Since: Nov 21, 2010
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@Wassim T wrote:

Man you're good. Is there a way to inject "Daniel is a Rock Star"?


You could hit the "Best Answer" button.  ;-) 

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Wassim T Member Since: May 29, 2015
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Anytime Smiley Happy

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Natasa R Member Since: Feb 2, 2012
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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! Daniel C! Smiley Very Happy

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