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    Go Buckeyes! MissKristen's Avatar
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    Lets complain about our bosses!

    Mine is a pretty cool lady abd I have no SERIOUS complaints, however:

    - She shows 5" of cleavage just about every day. Our office is 98% women, and she's married. Who's she trying to impress?
    - She wing-tips her eyeshadow and it makes her look like she's wearing a super hero mask
    - She's 45 (guessing) and shops in the Juniors department, resulting in FAR TOO MUCH SKIN, short skirts, and animal prints
    - She cannot pronounce her own title TO SAVE HER LIFE. Her title is _____ Analyst. She says "_______ Analy-sist". Even if I've just said the word "analyst", she'll say analysist.
    - She encourages me to hyper-prepare for meetings, gets all excited for me to present, then when someone asks me a question or its my turn to speak, she interrupts me and shares the exact information I worked so hard to prepare. Totally steals my thunder in meetings, big and small.
    - She'll come sit in my spare chair and just sit there. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to provide a topic of conversation or just wait for her to speak, but it results in a lot of dead air.

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    I am my own boss and I hate everything about me.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    my boss sucks because he always wants me to proactively do stuff, when all i really want to do is put it off until tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissKristen View Post
    Mine is a pretty cool lady abd I have no SERIOUS complaints, however:

    - She shows 5" of cleavage just about every day. Our office is 98% women, and she's married. Who's she trying to impress?
    - She wing-tips her eyeshadow and it makes her look like she's wearing a super hero mask
    - She's 45 (guessing) and shops in the Juniors department, resulting in FAR TOO MUCH SKIN, short skirts, and animal prints
    - She cannot pronounce her own title TO SAVE HER LIFE. Her title is _____ Analyst. She says "_______ Analy-sist". Even if I've just said the word "analyst", she'll say analysist.
    - She encourages me to hyper-prepare for meetings, gets all excited for me to present, then when someone asks me a question or its my turn to speak, she interrupts me and shares the exact information I worked so hard to prepare. Totally steals my thunder in meetings, big and small.
    - She'll come sit in my spare chair and just sit there. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to provide a topic of conversation or just wait for her to speak, but it results in a lot of dead air.

    What about you?
    Is she single?

    I don't have a boss. That would stem from the fact that I don't have a job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmhaan View Post
    my boss sucks because he always wants me to proactively do stuff, when all i really want to do is put it off until tomorrow.

    Yep...that's it in a nut shell. My response...pay me what I'm worth, and you'll get a hell of a lot more out of me.

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    No complaints about my boss.
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    98% women office? how do i apply?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    98% women office? how do i apply?
    do you really want that?
    I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
    98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.

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    Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
    No matter what happens now
    You shouldn't be afraid
    Because I know today has been the most perfect day I've ever seen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissKristen View Post
    Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
    hawt...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.
    It's relatively sane in my department, thank god. We have a good time, but no one's ears are bleeding by any means.
    No matter what happens now
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissKristen View Post
    It's relatively sane in my department, thank god. We have a good time, but no one's ears are bleeding by any means.
    I wish to God it was like that here. I have 3 women around my cube that I swear their lips break the sound barrier every F'n day! I'm tired of it. And the worst part..all the yappin and no one is communicating a damned thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    do you really want that?
    I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
    98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.


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    My boss rocks.
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    I'm applying to work for jsharr so I can hate him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    do you really want that?
    I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
    98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.
    I know what you mean.
    I've been in a 95% women, 5% dog office, never do I want to be there again.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissKristen View Post
    Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
    i think i might be tempted to take too much work home. all that skin tight lycra and tights is too much temptation.

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    No legit complaints about my boss. If I had to pick something; she makes microwave popcorn every afternoon and I really hate the way imitation butter flavouring smells.

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    My boss rocks.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I am my own boss and I hate everything about me.
    So am I, does that mean that I get to hate everything about you too?

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    My boss is a pretty awesome lady, but there is one little thing. Any time I need time off for a doctor's visit or just a day off, she responds like this:

    Me, two weeks in advance: "I have a doctor's appointment Friday the 18th at 8am, is that alright?"
    Her, after sighing in a very irritated way: "Well....I guess."

    She has this tone of voice that makes it sound like I'm inconveniencing everyone terribly. No one else seems to get this attitude from her, even though they ask off considerably more than me and usually with less notice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    I've been in a 95% women, 5% dog office
    Wow, 95% of them were lookers? That defies so much probability.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Wow, 95% of them were lookers? That defies so much probability.
    I can't name any names, but all but 1 of them were quite the lookers.
    there were at least 2 pet dogs that roamed the building.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    I always figured that my job was to make my boss look good.

    It really worked out quite well.

    I was paid well, and nobody messed with me.

    Whenever I told my boss that he/she didn't want to know something - case closed.

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    One thing I hate about this place is no one ever gets promoted, except for direct supervisory jobs. Company doesn't value skills and training, and would rather hire someone with outside experience. No wonder folks leave all the time (I might be gone pretty soon, too!).

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