Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Two Weeks to the Speed Contest!

In two weeks I shall make my premiere at the National Speed Contest. While I did compete in last year's state speed contest, I've not ... done .... the ......

*looks at calendar*

Two weeks to contest.






Waiwaiwaiwaiwait. Calm down. Breathe in; breathe out. As Mark K says in the Magnum Steno videos, "You are a Super Reporter." Because I've been practicing, have been since the beginning of this year, and practicing high-speed material at that. Speed Contests have only been my goal ever since I HEARD about them.

I AM prepared. I'm NOT a Yorkie at a police dog competition. I AM ready to run with the big dogs. It will be good.

It will be good.






Saturday, July 4, 2009

Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris CAN write two people talking at the same time.

Chuck Norris doesn't add "So help you God" at the end of the oath. Chuck Norris doesn't even give the oath. You do not lie before Chuck Norris.

AudioSync uses Chuck Norris for backup.

The judge rises when Chuck Norris enters the room.

The LightSpeed wishes it were as fast as Chuck Norris.

Because Chuck Norris writes so fast, he turns in the transcript before testimony begins.

LiveNote pays Chuck Norris for a token when he realtimes.

Chuck Norris doesn't have to scope his rough drafts. He stares them down until they correct themselves.

Chuck Norris passed the CRR with a manual writer.

His tripod is comprised of nunchucks, which he uses to beat down attorneys that talked too fast...even though he can write 1,000 words a minute.

Due to the California budget crisis, Chuck Norris discontinued the office of the Governor.

NCRA actually stands for Norris, Chuck, Reporters Association.