My solution, incidentally, was to make a new folder, copy the items in there individually, and then shift click away. Close enough…
Perils of Virtual Windows Theatre presents “Just Try Selecting Two Non-Contiguous Items in a Folder or: Enjoy Your Context Menu Buddy”
“It is what it is” is getting so tired. May I suggest “A is A” instead? :-)
In Spaces hell: I plugged in my iPhone for syncing and could not for the life of me find the iTunes window. Assigned spaces aren’t so bad.