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Old 08-09-07, 06:47 PM   #1
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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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Old 08-09-07, 06:49 PM   #2
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What?

Piss off.
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Old 08-09-07, 07:16 PM   #3
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thanks! i was trying to come up with a name for my autobiography.
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Old 08-09-07, 07:21 PM   #4
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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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Old 08-09-07, 07:50 PM   #6
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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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Has anyone else read this delicious book?
As a matter of fact, I have. It's been very helpful.
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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.
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Old 08-09-07, 10:19 PM   #10
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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)
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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"

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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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I do... It's a pictograph.
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We all can deal with @$$holes outside of the workplace, we choose the no contact rule. But in the workplace, we have to deal the obnoxious A-Holes. My question is how best to handle them? We have to interact on a daily basis AND try to be somewhat civil. Any help in this area?
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Is this book for people who are nonconfrontational and get walked on by jerks?
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We all can deal with @$$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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I do... It's a pictograph.
If you want it to be a little clearer, it's the "No * rule"
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Is this book for people who are nonconfrontational and get walked on by jerks?
Them, too!

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