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    The No ***hole Rule

    So, I heard about this book on NPR, it's called The No ***hole Rule. I thought it sounded interesting, so I picked up a copy.

    This was a couple months ago.

    Well, that book has made my couple months much easier. The book is on how to deal with ***holes, jerks, bullies, and the like in the workplace and in general life. It inspired me to institute a very strict no ***hole rule in my life, which has been sublime!

    Has anyone else read this delicious book?
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    What?

    Piss off.
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    The No ***hole Rule
    thanks! i was trying to come up with a name for my autobiography.
    Compatibility:

    Your exact opposite is the Televangelist.

    Other personalities you would probably get along with are the Capitalist Pig, the Smartass, and the Sociopath.

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    Share some of the secrets, don't hold back, you know you want to, quit teasiing, fire away, well.....

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    One of my colleagues has been raving about the book and the patterns that they espouse, that he now sees in *******s he has dealt with in his careers.. I am in the queue to borrow the book.

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    I just want to know if they specifically mentioned me by name...

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    I use my ******* though.

    It doesn't make sense to not have one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SingingSabre View Post
    Has anyone else read this delicious book?
    As a matter of fact, I have. It's been very helpful.
    "Real wars of words are harder to win. They require thought, insight, precision, articulation, knowledge, and experience. They require the humility to admit when you are wrong. They recognize that the dialectic is not about making us look at you, but about us all looking together for the truth."

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    Huh. This is one of those books that doesn't sound like something I'd need (I pretty much have a "no *******s" personal policy already in place ), but now I'm curious.
    Margie

    "Assume a virtue, if you have it not." ~ William Shakespeare

    This advice is the reason I'm masquerading as an athletic person.

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    And now a joke for the well read:

    If Vonnegut would have written it, it would be called the "The No * Rule"

    (get it?)

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    (pouts) No.

    (pouts some more)

    (thinks some more)

    Still no.

    (feels dumb)
    Margie

    "Assume a virtue, if you have it not." ~ William Shakespeare

    This advice is the reason I'm masquerading as an athletic person.

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    But what would lawyers do?
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

    "I am a courageous cyclist." (SpongeDad)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moochers_Dad View Post
    And now a joke for the well read:

    If Vonnegut would have written it, it would be called the "The No * Rule"

    (get it?)
    I feel that by responding to this question, I'm actually getting caught in a nerd test. I get it.

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    This is definitely on my "to read" list.

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moochers_Dad View Post
    And now a joke for the well read:

    If Vonnegut would have written it, it would be called the "The No * Rule"

    (get it?)
    I do... It's a pictograph.

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    We all can deal with @$$holes outside of the workplace, we choose the no contact rule. But in the workplace, we have to deal the obnoxious A-Holes. My question is how best to handle them? We have to interact on a daily basis AND try to be somewhat civil. Any help in this area?

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    Is this book for people who are nonconfrontational and get walked on by jerks?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    We all can deal with @$$holes outside of the workplace, we choose the no contact rule. But in the workplace, we have to deal the obnoxious A-Holes. My question is how best to handle them? We have to interact on a daily basis AND try to be somewhat civil. Any help in this area?
    Just keep a roll of TP handy. When someone is being a hole, just hand it to them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    I do... It's a pictograph.
    If you want it to be a little clearer, it's the "No * rule"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkon View Post
    If you want it to be a little clearer, it's the "No * rule"
    'Zactly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by asherlighn View Post
    Is this book for people who are nonconfrontational and get walked on by jerks?
    Them, too!

    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    We all can deal with @$$holes outside of the workplace, we choose the no contact rule. But in the workplace, we have to deal the obnoxious A-Holes. My question is how best to handle them? We have to interact on a daily basis AND try to be somewhat civil. Any help in this area?
    Well, what kind of * are they? The manipulative kind? The mooching kind? The bullying jerk kind?
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    Reminds me of a joke. From a Steve Martin stand up routine.
    "I just published a new book. It's called 'How to Get Along With Everyone'. I didn't write it alone, though. I wrote it with this other *******, jerkoff..."

    Sounds like an interesting read. I may take a look for it.
    Slow, but at least still moving...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingingSabre View Post
    Them, too!



    Well, what kind of * are they? The manipulative kind? The mooching kind? The bullying jerk kind?

    The bullying jerk kind that think they know everything.

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