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Co-workers Messed with my Bike!

Old 11-04-14, 05:10 PM
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Co-workers Messed with my Bike!

It was actually a pretty good joke on me................



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Old 11-04-14, 05:17 PM
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Haha, that's awesome. Reminds me of putting a car on the roof of the high school with a forklift during homecoming Or putting the boss's truck on the roof of the foundry when he wasn't looking -- I wish I was working that shift that night!

It's good to be able to take a joke that doesn't hurt anything
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Old 11-04-14, 05:19 PM
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I'm pleased to see your workmates have a sense of humor!
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Old 11-04-14, 05:45 PM
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Scissor-lift? Or did someone carry up a ladder?

Did someone get it down for you at least?
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Old 11-04-14, 05:55 PM
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We have a very tall double-sided ladder. This is my beater Huffy MTB I leave at the shop to ride before work and during lunch.
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Old 11-04-14, 06:47 PM
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I remember seeing a video where they had a hydraulic personnel lift parked around a corner. The victim rode up, locked his bike to a light pole there. While he was in the store, they lifted it up, put the triangle of the frame around the light pole, and lowered it back to ground level and left it there, then parked the lift around the corner again, and let the guy wonder how his bike got that way.
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Old 11-04-14, 07:10 PM
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Looks out of harm's way - way up there.
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Old 11-04-14, 11:01 PM
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It will be very difficult for a thief to steal it.
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Old 11-05-14, 07:02 AM
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Depending on how it was secured, I might not want to work underneath it, though.
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Old 11-05-14, 10:00 AM
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looks like a hazard to me.. this already a hard hat shop?

leave the truck underneath it .

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Old 11-05-14, 10:17 AM
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Nothing wrong with a bit of harmless pranking in the workplace. It can have a real morale boosting effect.
When I owned the bike shop, I had a young, good natured teenager working for me, and he was often the target of pranks. Only because we knew he would take it in the spirit it was given, and it was never malicious.
One time, we sent him out for sandwiches, and while he was gone, we took the left crank off his bike and flipped it 180 degrees so it was mounted the same way as the drive side crank. He walked right by the bike all afternoon, and didn't notice until he hopped on it to ride home.
He laughed as hard as the rest of us.
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At first I thought I misplaced my bike. Then when I could not find it, I thought someone stole it! Then I thought, "Who would steal a Huffy?"
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Old 11-05-14, 06:52 PM
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Awesome...

Nothing wrong with a little good natured ribbing or practical joking at work. Especially when the recipient takes it so well.

Miss that about being in the trades.
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Too bad they didn't think of adding a front basket and a funny alien riding shotgun....
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Originally Posted by Johnny Mullet View Post
At first I thought I misplaced my bike. Then when I could not find it, I thought someone stole it! Then I thought, "Who would steal a Huffy?"
Some co-workers played a similar prank on me once.

And my thoughts were similar.
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Old 11-06-14, 08:17 PM
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At least your co workers are pranking in good fun.

One of mine is a malicious little b!tch. So far it's been one slashed tire, my rear derailleur stomped in, (over $300 in damages on that one) and a broken bike storage hook.

Unfortunately HR takes a dim view on what needs to happen so I have to work within the system.

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Old 11-06-14, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by dave5339 View Post
At least your co workers are pranking in good fun.

One of mine is a malicious little b!tch. So far it's been one slashed tire, my rear derailleur stomped in, (over $300 in damages on that one) and a broken bike storage hook.

Unfortunately HR takes a dim view on what needs to happen so I have to work within the system.

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Im in the same boat, so far a Serfas Superbright tail light and a Jabra Bluetooth have both gone missing. I find less humor in messing with my bike. Would they feel the same if I messed with their car?
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Old 11-08-14, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
looks like a hazard to me.. this already a hard hat shop?

leave the truck underneath it .
Depends on how much you like the truck, I'm sure a 60lb huffy will explode in a ball of flames if dropped from that hieght. Or it may look like Jills Nomad, after Tim dropped a beam on it.
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Old 11-08-14, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by dave5339 View Post
At least your co workers are pranking in good fun.

One of mine is a malicious little b!tch. So far it's been one slashed tire, my rear derailleur stomped in, (over $300 in damages on that one) and a broken bike storage hook.

Unfortunately HR takes a dim view on what needs to happen so I have to work within the system.

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Make HR aware legitimate crimes are happening on site and they may be liable.. should get the ball rolling.
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Old 11-08-14, 10:46 AM
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OSHA may have something to do for all their entertainment too.

But then there may be retaliation against the OP, so Nevermind..
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
OSHA may have something to do for all their entertainment too.

But then there may be retaliation against the OP, so Nevermind..
I don't think anyone's calling OSHA for the OP incident that one was all in good fun as far as I can tell....
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