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    Cool Beans MangoPumpkin's Avatar
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    Working crew blues-Who's in?

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    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Let me assure you, the unemployment line blues are The Blues.
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    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Let me assure you, the unemployment line blues are The Blues.
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    Transcendental enumeration.

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    Don't sunshine on my parade!!!!

    I'm happy to have a job just do not want to be here today!
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    I could be worse you might not have us cheering you on!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    Don't sunshine on my parade!!!!

    I'm happy to have a job just do not want to be here today!
    Same here.

    Everyone else in the firm took the day off. I'm so freaking bored and I've only been here ten minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Let me assure you, the unemployment line blues are The Blues.
    THIS!

    Besides, I had to be at work on Canada Day... Well, at work while fishing and wake boarding

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    Two of us here in the office. Used to be a 12 person office. Now we're down to 3. So, I guess two being here isn't so bad.

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    There are 80 people off today in my office. The quiet is kind of nice.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    I'm working....at home, on the couch with the TdF in the background....getting pissed off about the data I've been given to use.
    WTF can't they do some simple preliminary checks on this stuff? Really simple checks.
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    I'm in. We have 5 of 8 today.
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    out until the 15th.

    Not all fun and games... Wednesday I have a heart cath. I should be back home by Friday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    There are 80 people off today in my office. The quiet is kind of nice.
    Any stinky security persons?
    Quote Originally Posted by toddles View Post
    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    No one made coffee here today, though.
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    I think we have a full crew in my section today. Overall the area is quiet tho. And I'm taking the afternoon off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    out until the 15th.

    Not all fun and games... Wednesday I have a heart cath. I should be back home by Friday.
    Too much wine, women, & song?

    Seriously, I hope all goes well SB.

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    I am hoping someone sends us home early today. I'd love to ride out to Maple View Farm or White Cross or somewhere before heading home to the usual chaos.
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    I am here. I am the only one here. Looking for my motivation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I am here. I am the only one here. Looking for my motivation.
    I think I saw it floating away down what used to be the road....it's now known as the Peachtree River.
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    They had coffee in the basement. About half of the usual suspects were in the basement conference room for lunch.
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    jsharr, we have some Krispy Kremes over here if you need some motivation.
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    Home for lunch, but I'll be headed back to work, shortly.

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    The bandwidth at work is so much better for streaming live TdF video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    jsharr, we have some Krispy Kremes over here if you need some motivation.
    I brought my own coffee and stopped at Soonja's bakery for an "American" breakfast burrito and a chocolate donut with almonds.
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    I work a lot of weekends, holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. In the ranking of holidays/celebrations, the 4th probably comes in 3rd. Being on the road in some hotel during Christmas or Thanksgiving is something to experience if you have never tried it. Everything is closed, there is no place to eat. Although, last Christmas in Minneapolis, the hotel was kind enough to have a supply of bag lunches available at the front desk. The job is what it is so take comfort that you will be home at the end of the day.
    Flying a jet is no different than riding a bicycle. It's just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.

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