Great LR, @megbarrett ! Thank you....
  1. Access
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    F that, I'm not nerdy enough to be using an Access database for anything.....
  2. Project
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    Thank GOD I don't have to use this anymore - Gantt charts, timelines, horrible interface, blech.
  3. Word
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    Not fun, do not want. Spent way too much of my career staring at a screen, adjusting fonts and tab stops and trying to fix Table of Contents (or would that plural be Tables of Contents?) and generally hating life whilst using Word.
  4. Outlook (Email)
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    Ugh. The wurst. Emails are annoying AF and keeping my Inbox current is a never-ending chore (my Personal email may have over 31,000 unread emails, but work has 0 by EOD).
  5. Excel
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    Excel can be frustrating, but also fun - if you like numbers, and messing with people when given the opportunity.
  6. Outlook (Calendar)
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    As a remote worker, I have to be prompt and at meetings/concalls because while my coworkers can say they're "stuck in traffic" or "got caught in the hall talking to Janice" or "walking over from the conference room," I CAN'T say I was "outside fishing" or "playing with my kids" or "Dayli.sting™ on the deck" to explain my tardiness.
  7. PowerPoint
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    While a fun episodic moment in The Office, PowerPoint isn't exactly a barrel of monkeys. I have to use it to put together presentations and then present using it. There's a fine line between using it as a visual aid and using it as a crutch or overwhelming the audience. Getting it juuuuuuuust right could, I guess, qualify as "fun."
  8. Outlook (Contacts)
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    Not exactly fun - until you upload your Contacts to a free answering service app and have individual messages for each contact (if you choose to) that you record, or use a movie clip, or have a female assistant voice say "Sorry, Eric, Brett can't take your call right now. Please leave a message." Listening to my VM's after that is legitimately fun. 😄