2. Things got better. Including the delightful quip from some young kid asking an old lady for his football back. When she said sure, he pointed out his shoe was also over there, probably. How that happened I'm not sure, but it's curious. I managed to get a few hours' pay for resolving the problem.
3. Yes, footnotes are usually meant to be at the bottom of a page, hence the foot- prefix. But shuddap already.