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ScootChef wrote:
stickyfrog wrote:
Windsorknot wrote:
stickyfrog wrote:
People in general today. We had this little visitor to our retention pond at work today.
Unbelievable. Has there ever been a cause of otter on human violence? I'd be pissed too.
Actually this just happened recently here. 19 year old thought it would be a good idea to walk right up to this otter and video it. I am not sure what is funnier, the otter going after him or him screaming like a 12 year old girl.


Still pissed today though. The trap caught a opossum last night that they took away and have reset it for mr./ms. otter today.
Would it be wrong to add this to the "things I love post"? Laughed my head off. ROFL emoticon
I stand corrected. Even as I roll on the floor laughing.
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desultory philippics
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I keep breaking the light bulbs Crying or Very sad emoticon
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while we're on the subject of pissing-offy christmas songs: 'Santa Baby'. eww. getting all flirty with a jolly old elf is so wrong.
That's is so true. You really made me laugh out loud.


What pisses me off today; light motion sensors, that don't work or are set for 15 min when no one is ever in the area for less than an hour. You're on a ladder, on the floor, sliding equipment into a cabinet and the lights go out. Not dark, still light in other areas. Today I had to walk a good 200-250 feet to a sensor that was only 15 feet away, but there was a cage between me and the sensor. Had to do this every 15 min to get the damn lights to come back on

I was throwing empty boxes over the cage trying to activate the sensor, didn't work Crying or Very sad emoticon
There were two of us, so we took turns taking "the walk"
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I really shouldn't complain but I cut my hours back to 35 a week. Any lower and I am considered parttime. So now I have to pretend to work for 3 hours on Friday until they cut me loose.
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More snow!!
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Driving a 250 mile round trip to a conference to facilitate a roundtable discussion that has 3 people registered.  My boss lives 5 miles away but it's "my turn" to do it.  What an effing waste of time.
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Driving a 250 mile round trip to a conference to facilitate a roundtable discussion that has 3 people registered.  My boss lives 5 miles away but it's "my turn" to do it.  What an effing waste of time.
you win today's round. that's a giant boil on the arse of useless.
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Can't top that one but wasting an entire Friday on "team building" exercises is pretty close.
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genie wrote:
Chichikov wrote:
Driving a 250 mile round trip to a conference to facilitate a roundtable discussion that has 3 people registered.  My boss lives 5 miles away but it's "my turn" to do it.  What an effing waste of time.
you win today's round. that's a giant boil on the arse of useless.
It got even better. Only 2 of the 3 registrants showed up and one of them introduced herself by saying that she was there only because she wanted to sit in on something that was as far as possible from her current job function. She knew nothing about the topic, had nothing to share and exhibited no interest.
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Chichikov wrote:
genie wrote:
Chichikov wrote:
Driving a 250 mile round trip to a conference to facilitate a roundtable discussion that has 3 people registered.  My boss lives 5 miles away but it's "my turn" to do it.  What an effing waste of time.
you win today's round. that's a giant boil on the arse of useless.
It got even better. Only 2 of the 3 registrants showed up and one of them introduced herself by saying that she was there only because she wanted to sit in on something that was as far as possible from her current job function. She knew nothing about the topic, had nothing to share and exhibited no interest.
Argh! I feel your pain (recovering organizational development & performance improvement consultant).
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genie wrote:
Chichikov wrote:
Driving a 250 mile round trip to a conference to facilitate a roundtable discussion that has 3 people registered.  My boss lives 5 miles away but it's "my turn" to do it.  What an effing waste of time.
you win today's round. that's a giant boil on the arse of useless.
Good lord!
You both win today. That was an amazing display of using the native tongue. Laughing emoticon
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The fact that he said two and a half hours ago that he'd be here in an hour. I'm still waiting. I guess I'll write off all the other things I hoped to accomplish today
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desultory philippics
ROFL emoticon ROFL emoticon Good one. It doesn't piss me off though.
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1.75 hours for a normally 30 minute commute in the snow. About 5 times I had wished to see the arse that passed me in a ditch as I passed by them later. (I usually don't have such nasty thoughts)

All the putzy ones going too slow were in little economical cars. All the ones going dangerously fast and driving poorly were in pick up trucks. Either you think you're indestructible or constantly in danger.
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This is the second day of building pilings being driven into the ground in my neighborhood.
Bang ... Bang ... Bang ... Bang ... Bang ... Bang ... Bang ... Bang ...
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SNOW!!!

While normally I love it, today was the day we were going to drive out to the country see a little cabin for sale.

I feel like I have been waiting my whole life for a little dream cabin and to own a small bit of land! I guess I can keep waiting

It doesn't even have running water! I guess I can spend the day researching incinerating toilets and solar powered outhouses!
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SNOW!!!

While normally I love it, today was the day we were going to drive out to the country see a little cabin for sale.

I feel like I have been waiting my whole life for a little dream cabin and to own a small bit of land! I guess I can keep waiting

It doesn't even have running water! I guess I can spend the day researching incinerating toilets and solar powered outhouses!
These work pretty well: http://www.clivusmultrum.com/
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Feeling not only tied to my cell phone, but possibly even addicted to the damn thing. I'm seriously thinking of going back to a basic phone where all it does is make and receive calls!
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I busted my new Gargoyle. He was going on the castle we are making for my Aquarium but I bumped him and now he only has a wing and a half.
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Myself, for not putting my best garden hose away and running it over with the snowblower. Very nicely wrapped up in the auger, and I now have 20 useless pieces of hose from cutting it out!!!!
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Snow & Ice...it's getting a bit boring now.
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The assbite at the Mac shop who told my wife her hard drive was shot and her computer was not "secure". New Macbook is sweet, but I ran HD diagnostics and can't find a problem!
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stickyfrog wrote:
People in general today. We had this little visitor to our retention pond at work today. One of the girls went out to take a picture and claimed that it charged at her and acted aggressively. So management calls the police and animal control comes over and sets a trap. Do they think it is going to go hold up a liquor store or someting?

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this pisses me off. probably has babies somewhere near and is protecting them
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that otter video is funny
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I busted my new Gargoyle. He was going on the castle we are making for my Aquarium but I bumped him and now he only has a wing and a half.
I hate it when I break my Gargoyle... damn! I understand, Bro.
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Getting bit on the ass trying to help someone.
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Having new leather couches delivered tomorrow. And it is supposed to pour buckets all day.

Balls.
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An analysis class one day before a test and I don't get it...
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Wow this thread's been dead a year, I revive it and now we got 4 more pissed off riders. Misery loves company. But if it gets company it isn't miserable anymore I guess so it has to start over again.
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New manager at work. Except they're not new; the person has been a "process improvement" consultant for over a year and has spent that year creating an environment that is truly and sincerely hell for me.

I'm not a fan of rigidly structured control-freak management.
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The owner of the company I work for spending company money to buy his 30 year old son (who is single) a truck because he tore up the one he had. To top it off, he tells me his son has no money to buy a truck, he only makes $50,000 a year? WTH? He doesn't pay me anywhere near that and I have a family to support. How does he think I am surviving?
Oh, and work also pays to have his sons driveway graveled, yard mowed and landscaped, new roof, new furnace and air conditioning...
And sales are low this year, but it is somehow my fault the company is going broke??
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Treppenwitz wrote:
Having new leather couches delivered tomorrow. And it is supposed to pour buckets all day.

Balls.
My lovely wife (who often lurks on this site) took me to task over this post. She said it was like someone complaining about the cost of maintaining their Volvo or having a housekeeper.

"Dude, if you have a Volvo or a housekeeper... or leather couches!... you sound pretty silly bitching and moaning about your life."

One of the many reasons I love her. She knows when I need slapping around.

[To be clear, we don't own a Volvo or have a housekeeper. That was just her way of making a point.]
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what shall we do if the pumps run dry Panic buying petrol type peeps.
Buying all the petrol so the pumps run dry! Idiots.
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Oh yeah and a Government who take almost 80% in tax on petrol telling people who find it hard enough to run their cars, bikes, and scooters to fill their tanks up in case of a petrol shortage. Keep that tax money rolling in fellas.

oh this feels good.
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Had to separate three drunks from fighting this morning, they were on the floor beating the cr*p outta each other and even knocked over a little girl. I managed to get two off (btw the reek like nothing else on earth) but the third tried to bite me.

I need a shower....
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Treppenwitz wrote:
Treppenwitz wrote:
Having new leather couches delivered tomorrow. And it is supposed to pour buckets all day.

Balls.
My lovely wife (who often lurks on this site) took me to task over this post. She said it was like someone complaining about the cost of maintaining their Volvo or having a housekeeper.

"Dude, if you have a Volvo or a housekeeper... or leather couches!... you sound pretty silly bitching and moaning about your life."

One of the many reasons I love her. She knows when I need slapping around.

[To be clear, we don't own a Volvo or have a housekeeper. That was just her way of making a point.]
Sounds like a First World Problem.

http://first-world-problems.com/

Example:

I ate too much and my prescription acid reducer takes too long to work and Tums taste crappy.

Or

My Jacuzzi takes too long to fill.
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