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Old 07-11-2009, 01:48:58   #201
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Old 08-11-2009, 22:44:29   #202
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A lot more boring. She spent the majority of the afternoon yesterday putting up posters in the back room no one goes in. The posters were the labor law and fair wage law ones that almost every company displays somewhere. She spent a long time "reading" the one on workers comp... She has told me that her plan is to go on long term disability and then government disability in lieu of retirement. Not sure if that's lazy idiot or perfect genius.
That's what my dad did until he went stircrazy.
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Old 09-11-2009, 01:15:54   #203
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Sponging workshy bitch methinks
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Old 09-11-2009, 13:34:02   #204
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Still doesn't answer the question.

She's not in today. Apparently she has a dad, and that dad had a heart attack. I'm in disbelief. This lady would have ran out of relatives by Senior year of high school, with the amount of excuses she makes.
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Old 09-11-2009, 19:25:51   #205
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This kind of reminds me of when a lab I worked at hired the son of an investor as a lab tech. However, I wouldn't call him incompetent, more naive and inexperienced. He came in wanting to change everything in the lab.

I believe that his first brilliant idea was to convert and old office into a "reading" room. He was obsessed with the idea of the lab having a hammock. Anyway, he kept talking about it, but no one really took it seriously. Eventually he bought a hammock himself and began installing it into the abandoned office. Unfortunately, this office is across the hall from the office that our university liaison uses when she visits to assest our finances and whether we're following university regulations. Needless to say, she wasn't too pleased to see him nailing a hammock to the wall.

Unlike Japher's receptionist, he was quite good with technology, but just didn't seem to know what good technoloy was. He became enamored with any new equipment that was made fancy to appear "state-of-the-art." He tried to convert us to electronic notebooks and even brought a vendor to come and give us a sales pitch, but that didn't take. Then he bought these electronic pipetors with digital displays. We had to return all of them because they either were accurate or precise enough, I forget which.

Despite all this, his strong suit was that he was a people person. Very outgoing and easy to talk to. I'm sure with more experience he'd do well in business and other such fields, which is what he really wants to do. However, I think he suffers from Addison's disease because the stress of his job and failures eventually caused him to pass out regularly.
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Old 09-11-2009, 20:27:20   #206
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He sounded fun. At least he would take initiative.

My coworker... well, she couldn't spell initiative, even with spell check.

She did come in after all, about 30 minutes ago (no idea why). The phone hadn't rung all day, except when she called. Then, when she got up to go to the bathroom it rang. Just her luck; the one thing she could have done all day and she missed it.

It really is weird.

I like the hammock idea btw
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Old 11-11-2009, 17:45:24   #207
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Looks like she just registered, Japh.
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Old 11-11-2009, 18:15:34   #208
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Oh, oh... she's discovered the interwebs!
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Old 12-11-2009, 01:00:29   #209
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It's alright, it'll take her months to discover how to post...
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Old 12-11-2009, 15:42:04   #210
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I like the hammock idea btw
I'd prefer a real ham to a mock one
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Old 19-11-2009, 20:31:25   #211
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She's in the bathroom crying, has been for the past 15 minutes. It's her 5th time in there today, which isn't out of the norm, but she isn't usually crying...

Her husband's company offered buy outs to those above him a couple of weeks ago, and then last Friday they announced layoffs at one of their larger offices in the area. She seemed to think he was bulletproof. We all thought it was a bad sign.

Not sure if that is what she is crying about, but I would think if it were anything else she'd just go home.

I'm a heartless bastard.
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Old 20-11-2009, 12:01:33   #212
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Old 20-11-2009, 12:07:51   #213
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Old 20-11-2009, 20:27:14   #214
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She just took out a loan to buy a truck to tow the trailer they cashed out her retirement fund for. They still haven't sold their old trailer, which was going to help pay for the truck to tow it. However, they have now decided sell the SUV they had, that apparently couldn't tow the trailer, to pay for the trailer.
They also paved a new pad for the new trailer and truck. And now, guess what guys, both trailers are up for sale. Anyone?
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Old 21-11-2009, 04:52:13   #216
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Sound like fuckwits. Problem is, fuckwits seem to be reproducing more than non-fuckwits...
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Old 21-11-2009, 09:39:35   #217
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They also paved a new pad for the new trailer and truck. And now, guess what guys, both trailers are up for sale. Anyone?
Now that is awesome.
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Old 23-11-2009, 12:02:11   #218
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Sound like fuckwits. Problem is, fuckwits seem to be reproducing more than non-fuckwits...
Not guilty!

Also, if a fuckwit is who you are when you're alone, then there's not much chance of reproducing?
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Old 24-11-2009, 16:34:04   #219
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Old 30-11-2009, 17:52:45   #220
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Background: I'm a LinkedIN junkie. I'm an internet junkie. I created the LinkedIN page for my company and while not an open networker I LinkIN with almost anyone who sends me an invite, unless they are sketchy (like the guy from Saudi Arabia whose hobbies included amateur radio building and small arms smuggling). As a curtesy to others I turn off automatic updates so that people don't see who I am linking to automatically and they don't see me screwing around with my profile for no good reason. About a year ago Coworker was put in charge of building an online presence for the company, she has done nothing. She created a LinkedIN profile for herself, went to a meeting on networking, Linked in with me and two of my bosses, and has since forgot about the task in lieu of donuts and soda pop from Walmarts.

Today: She LinkedIN with an accounttemps representative. I wonder if she's looking for another job.
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