If Microsoft Office crashes, it usually gives you back the auto-recovered document. Unless, of course, it crashes again while you're trying to save the auto-recovered document from the last crash.
This is not fun.
However, it's entirely my own fault for not saving often, and there's no point in getting stressed out about it anyway.
So I will trudge on with the rest of this paper, and tell you fun stories about Wicked some other time.
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