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The [Job] thread, when and how to break dance while in an interview

DaimarDaimar A Million Feet Tall of AwesomeRegistered User regular
edited April 2018 in Social Entropy++
This is a thread for dynamic people who want to share their tales of accomplishment and triumph in the workplace, for stories of the fulfillment you get when your peers and superiors praise your work and hold you up as an example to all of the very best that we all strive to be. Or, you know, other work stories, but I'm sure it's all good stuff.

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  • TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    @JoeUser
    As far as i know, no, nothing built into win10. I usually use PDFtk.

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  • mcpmcp Registered User regular
    Today's meeting had three plates of doughnuts.

    I hate it when people bring doughnuts 'cause I love me some doughnuts.

  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    Daimar wrote: »
    This is a thread for dynamic people who want to share their tales of accomplishment and triumph in the workplace

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    yeah, sounds about right.

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  • TheStigTheStig Registered User regular
    did you cut yourself with your own nails?

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    It's known that robotics and computers demand blood sacrifice for every build.

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  • SnicketysnickSnicketysnick The Greatest Hype Man in WesterosRegistered User regular
    It'll boot first try now though so not all bad

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    I've noticed that it's always on the knuckles or almost immediately knuckle adjacent too, which makes bandaging it super annoying.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    I have a scar on my pinky because I scraped it too hard on a motherboard once.

    I would later go on to cut the same pinky in the same spot on a piece of glass from an aquarium that basically broke while I was holding it to clean it and my hand went fucking through the glass.

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  • DrZiplockDrZiplock Registered User regular
    And that's how they got a taste for human blood.

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    I just walked past a girl opening the greenest banana. Definitely not a plantain, definitely a regular ol banana about a week off ripe.

    As a fellow green banana lover I wanted to high five her, but refrained.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    I just walked past a girl opening the greenest banana. Definitely not a plantain, definitely a regular ol banana about a week off ripe.

    As a fellow green banana lover I wanted to high five her, but refrained.

    They have such a weird taste though!

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    They're crisp and refreshing!

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    They're crisp and refreshing!

    That's fair.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    If anyone is interested I pushed back on that stupid fucking visa application request and they caved and approved the payment

    Something to be vaguely proud of before I take a week's leave (because the monthly investment definitely wasn't it. This time I felt really bad for the IT guy, mind. Poor fucker has basically had a load of work he doesn't really know how to do dumped on him, nobody properly reviewing his work, and obviously it's all gone tits up).

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  • DaimarDaimar A Million Feet Tall of Awesome Registered User regular
    Solar wrote: »
    If anyone is interested I pushed back on that stupid fucking visa application request and they caved and approved the payment

    Something to be vaguely proud of before I take a week's leave (because the monthly investment definitely wasn't it. This time I felt really bad for the IT guy, mind. Poor fucker has basically had a load of work he doesn't really know how to do dumped on him, nobody properly reviewing his work, and obviously it's all gone tits up).

    Solar said something nice about IT!!! Positivity is already kicking in!

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    Daimar wrote: »
    Solar wrote: »
    If anyone is interested I pushed back on that stupid fucking visa application request and they caved and approved the payment

    Something to be vaguely proud of before I take a week's leave (because the monthly investment definitely wasn't it. This time I felt really bad for the IT guy, mind. Poor fucker has basically had a load of work he doesn't really know how to do dumped on him, nobody properly reviewing his work, and obviously it's all gone tits up).

    Solar said something nice about IT!!! Positivity is already kicking in!

    They did a load and it was wrong. Missed out over a thousand member's employer contributions. Lot of money.

    So we got them to do a load of just those, and they sent us a report saying "everything that has a y next to it loaded, everything with an n didn't load" Because there was only six n's, we can manually do those easier than they can reload, so okay.

    Turns out, that the ones that said y hadn't loaded, and the ones that said n had. So, you know, six worked.

    When I called him up to tell him this, he just sighed, and it was painful to hear. I just softly asked him to load it again, please, if that's alright, cheers very much, and he said he would.

    I mean obviously, you look at the first one, it's not worked. But he's so snowed under, and by himself, he didn't look, he just shoved it in and hoped for the best. Poor bugger.

  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    I was trying to buy a thing. Small, cost about $4, overall dimensions just a few cm on all sides. Shipping estimate was $300 for the slowest option. That's for international, but it still seemed excessive.

    ... Eventually realised some numpty had entered the part weight as 100lb.

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  • caligynefobcaligynefob DKRegistered User regular
    edited February 2018
    Pretty decent day, got a look at my new office (great light and view) and got headhuntet for a internal GDPR project.

    Oh and got confirmation of my participation in a law course in Geneva come summer.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    I was trying to buy a thing. Small, cost about $4, overall dimensions just a few cm on all sides. Shipping estimate was $300 for the slowest option. That's for international, but it still seemed excessive.

    ... Eventually realised some numpty had entered the part weight as 100lb.

    I mean I don't know what you expected when you decided to order a piece of neutron star. That's on you, friend.

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  • BucketmanBucketman Call me SkraggRegistered User regular
    For some reason the thermostat that only maintenance has control over is set to 75 degrees. It's going to be 75 in here all weekend at least, probably closer to 80 because of all the computers.

    fuuuccckk

  • DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    They're crisp and refreshing!

    No they're not, they're tough, starchy, and acerbic!

    #brownbananas4eva

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  • PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    I was trying to buy a thing. Small, cost about $4, overall dimensions just a few cm on all sides. Shipping estimate was $300 for the slowest option. That's for international, but it still seemed excessive.

    ... Eventually realised some numpty had entered the part weight as 100lb.

    I mean I don't know what you expected when you decided to order a piece of neutron star. That's on you, friend.

    Wanting a piece of neutronium for perfectly normal non-villainous usage is totally noble.

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  • cabsycabsy the fattest rainbow unicorn Registered User regular
    Bucketman wrote: »
    For some reason the thermostat that only maintenance has control over is set to 75 degrees. It's going to be 75 in here all weekend at least, probably closer to 80 because of all the computers.

    fuuuccckk

    this is a thing I'm not used to yet but the 'compromise' temperature in the training room at work is 75 degrees. several of my coworkers will turn it up to 78 or higher if they think they can get away with it, and I'll turn it down to 72 sometimes when nobody is watching. and this is why I've been wearing skirts, cropped pants, and tank tops to work in fuckin January and February

  • ToxTox I kill threads he/himRegistered User regular
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.

    Can I use my space heater?

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  • MachwingMachwing It looks like a harmless old computer, doesn't it? Left in this cave to rot ... or to flower!Registered User regular
    I, uh, got a 15k/year raise today

    I am... a hair's breadth from a six figure salary. what the hell

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  • BucketmanBucketman Call me SkraggRegistered User regular
    cabsy wrote: »
    Bucketman wrote: »
    For some reason the thermostat that only maintenance has control over is set to 75 degrees. It's going to be 75 in here all weekend at least, probably closer to 80 because of all the computers.

    fuuuccckk

    this is a thing I'm not used to yet but the 'compromise' temperature in the training room at work is 75 degrees. several of my coworkers will turn it up to 78 or higher if they think they can get away with it, and I'll turn it down to 72 sometimes when nobody is watching. and this is why I've been wearing skirts, cropped pants, and tank tops to work in fuckin January and February

    The room here that my fiancee works in has its own thermostat, and everyone else besides her in the department is over 55. The lady in charge is 65 and always cold. ALWAYS. Since the thermostat is next to her desk she controls it and its always extremely hot. Today she reported to me that it was 83.

    As far as I'm concerned that grounds to kill.

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  • GvzbgulGvzbgul Registered User regular
    edited February 2018
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.
    Women prefer 75. Men prefer 70. On average.

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  • VeeveeVeevee WisconsinRegistered User regular
    Thermostats should be hard wired for 72 degrees.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    Benefits of freelancing: my office is any temperature I want! BRING ON THE HEAT

    [three fire emojis]

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    Lit

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  • Mr FuzzbuttMr Fuzzbutt Registered User regular
    If there aren't icicles forming on the vents then what is even the point?

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    Daimar wrote: »
    This is a thread for dynamic people who want to share their tales of accomplishment and triumph in the workplace,

    Sure
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    I got hit in the head with a box of hand weights weighing over 30lb at work while unloading the truck
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    When I went into work with my head very swollen and I was blind in one eye because it swelled shut
    It became a legend at work and sadly the rumor of I am a super soldier program or failed kill bot started up again

    I am not allowed to unload the truck piece by piece but I still have to do it for pallets or such

  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    I just walked past a girl opening the greenest banana. Definitely not a plantain, definitely a regular ol banana about a week off ripe.

    As a fellow green banana lover I wanted to high five her, but refrained.

    The orc green ones? that's a new hybrid replacing the last cloned one as the fungus was getting close to figuring that one out
    The joke is because Sigatoka fungus is figuring out the clones and hybrids as fast as they put them out for production so bananas may have less than 20 years left in them

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  • lonelyahavalonelyahava Call me Ahava ~~She/Her~~ Move to New ZealandRegistered User regular
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.

    See!

    This attitude right here is why I end up kntting myself all kinds of things.

    In preparation for the ridiculously cold that my office is going to be this winter, I have a new quilted lap blanket my mum made me, handknit wool fingerless gloves (wool and silk, actually), and a brand new handknitted shawl I just finished for myself.

    Because it gets fucking cold in the fucking office and I've already been told to "bring a fucking coat then".

    So fuck that. If I"m gonna be cold, I'm gonna at least be cold in style.

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  • BucketmanBucketman Call me SkraggRegistered User regular
    It really bothers me when people don't take their own shit seriously or deal with it themselves. I had 2 tonight, and this happens with all ages but these happened to be younger adults. First one was 23, her father called in for her,
    "My daughter just lost her wallet and needs to cancel her card"
    'Well we really need to be able to talk to the cardholder about this, is she available?'
    "No shes sleeping."
    ok so...she JUST lost her card, but she asleep already and having you call us at 2 AM? Fine "Well in these situations its preferred if we get the info from the cardholder, in case we need to ask sensitive information."
    'Well I'm her father, I'm on the account, I can answer anything"
    'Again, its preferred and in the future unless theres an impairment she needs to be the one calling in to let us know'
    "Look just cancel the damn card"
    'Ok. Did she want to mark and transactions on here as fraud?'
    "I don't know what were the last few?"
    'It looks like theres $250 at *A bar* and $120 at *A Well Known Sex Shop Chain*' (Thank you universe. I appreciate this gift you've given me)
    "Well she would never make purchases like that! It must be fraud!"
    'Are you sure? Because it looks like shes at this bar often, and at the store she used her Chip and PIN which means the card had to be present'
    "...I'll have her call back in the morning."

    Yeah see thats why.

    The next one just pissed me off. An 18 year old whos grandmother called in, I said the same and she was very understanding "Ok let me get him" and I can hear in the background as he stumbles over to the phone saying "I don't want to talk to them. Your suppose to talk to them!" and being really shitty before picking up the phone with a "Yeah what". Like dude, your calling me to do you a favor. We go through the whole thing with him being super rude the whole time and at the end he just says to his grandma "Its done. It was dumb you could have handled that". Didn't say thank you or goodbye or even confirm the actions he wanted me to take. Which...I could have been a real dick because technically since he didn't listen and hung up on me while I was confirming what I was doing I could have...not done it and been within protocol. But his grandmother was very sweet so I went ahead and took care of it.

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2018
    Gvzbgul wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.
    Women prefer 75. Men prefer 70. On average.

    Actively heating anything above 63 is a crime.

    tynic on
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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    tynic wrote: »
    Gvzbgul wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.
    Women prefer 75. Men prefer 70. On average.

    Actively heating anything above 63 is a crime.

    This is madness.

    Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but dies in the process.
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  • Donovan PuppyfuckerDonovan Puppyfucker A dagger in the dark is worth a thousand swords in the morningRegistered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    Gvzbgul wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.
    Women prefer 75. Men prefer 70. On average.

    Actively heating anything above 63 is a crime.

    But, food?

  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    tynic wrote: »
    Gvzbgul wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Thermostats should never go above 73 unless it's acceptable to wear shorts and a t-shirt to work.

    And if you expect me to wear long sleeves it ain't going above 71.

    Bring a fucking jacket.
    Women prefer 75. Men prefer 70. On average.

    Actively heating anything above 63 is a crime.

    But, food?

    Lukewarm is the way of our caveman ancestors.

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