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    All-Hands meeting...

    *yawn*

    Thankfully, it is right behind my cube. Unthankfully, I can't get out for another hour.

    Entertain me.
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    "All-Hands" minus one?

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    Actually, let me find an IM conversation I had at work yesterday...BRB

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    Might be a good time to come down with a case of food poisoning...
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    I can sneak around the cube walls and maybe break out...
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    Distraction and indirection. Throw a lit red stapler over the wall. Then bolt...

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    PC Load Letter?

    Practice your crop dusting skills.
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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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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Finally.

    The thing about being an IT worker in a non-IT shop is that 99.999% of the stuff discussed in these meetings is of absolutely no concern to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Practice your crop dusting skills.
    Doesn't that take 6+ hours lead time preparation? (YMMV, depending on your metabolism and specific diet).

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    Ask the boss if he is gaining weight, or is it just those pants making his butt so big.
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    You could offer some treats

    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Finally.

    The thing about being an IT worker in a non-IT shop is that 99.999% of the stuff discussed in these meetings is of absolutely no concern to me.
    drop a hint to the powers that be that if you have to attend, some viruses and stuff might infect their computers.....
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    Doesn't that take 6+ hours lead time preparation? (YMMV, depending on your metabolism and specific diet).
    Not for Ben. He can produce flatus at will.
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    drop a hint to the powers that be that if you have to attend, some viruses and stuff might infect their computers.....
    I like my job too much for that stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    I like my job too much for that stuff.
    explain what will be found on their hard drives if you job disappears. come on, bribery like this should be child's play for an IT guy like you....
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Oh wait, never mind, I got you and Modo Vincere confused again. Enjoy your meeting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    I like my job too much for that stuff.
    Take a tip from the BOFH
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Practice your crop dusting skills.
    Is this a kind of universal thing guys do??? My SO talks about it all the time!

    I assume we are talking about the same thing btw... i.e. leaving one's "essense" as one moves along a hall way or in a elevator or store...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
    Is this a kind of universal thing guys do??? My SO talks about it all the time!

    I assume we are talking about the same thing btw... i.e. leaving one's "essense" as one moves along a hall way or in a elevator or store...
    or staff meeting.... or Iceland.... or The Phillipines.... or Hastings.... or this place....

    Cue Murray Head's "One Night in Bangkok" and walk away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    explain what will be found on their hard drives if you job disappears. come on, bribery like this should be child's play for an IT guy like you....
    Bribery around here usually involves food. I currently have a bet going on the end date for FileMaker as a web server that involves Hawaiian food.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
    Is this a kind of universal thing guys do??? My SO talks about it all the time!

    I assume we are talking about the same thing btw... i.e. leaving one's "essense" as one moves along a hall way or in a elevator or store...
    I see you haven't met my GF yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Bribery around here usually involves food. I currently have a bet going on the end date for FileMaker as a web server that involves Hawaiian food.
    At least you chose something that pairs well with YooHoo....
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    At least you chose something that pairs well with YooHoo....
    Darn right.
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    Next time hold out for the Jazz-Hands meeting.

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