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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stinkyboy, Sep 27, 2005.

  1. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Me: "Hey (Idiot coworker), I need those files for the (idiot client) you did yesterday"

    IC: "The files that I did?"

    Me: "For the project you helped with."

    IC: "The files that I did?"

    Me: "Yes, I'm going to burn an offsite backup, it hasn't been done in awhile."

    IC: "You want all of the files?"

    Me: "No, just give me some of the documents and maybe just half the fonts and images."

    IC: "You only want some of the files?"

    Me: "Yeah, that way if we need the backups, they will be incomplete and a huge pain."

    IC: "That seems strange."

    Me: (Sitting at my desk with my face in my hands for about 30 seconds until I hear IC wander off).

    It's gonna be a long day...
     

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  2. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Suxorz 2 B U!
     
  3. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    Don't feel so bad...I deal with idiots all day...here is a prime example:

    Me: (insert city name here) trees and landscaping

    idiot resident: uhhhhhh....ummmmmm.....YYYYYYYYYESSSS...I'm a resident....of uhhhhh the city of (insert city name all dragged out lllllloooonnng) and uhhhh I ummmmmm have a uhhhh....city owned tree in front of my house in the parkway...(mind you this is only IF...IF they can speak English)

    me: ok...what can I help you with...

    idiot resident: well...the tree is ummmm grossly overgrown...and ummmm...uhhhh....I think it needs to be trimmed back...it's very dangerous...elderly people walk there and children play there...

    At the end of these calls my co-workers are treated to a string of obscenities from me...I'm surprised I don't have bare spots on the sides of my head from pulling my hayer out.
     
  4. blt2ride

    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    Good luck with that...
     
  5. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    So the bald spots on the side of your head is from people using your ponytails as reigns?
     
  6. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    HAHAHA! Yes! But at least thats fun!
     
  7. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    All that, just to say "hayer".
    ;)
     
  8. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    :D I even SAY it like that! HAY ERRRR!
     
  9. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Or "love handles"?!


    :eek:
     
  10. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Giddyup!
     
  11. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    At least you don't deal with nurses and computers all day...

    I swear to god, there is some correlation between healthcare and computer illiteracy. I am not sure what it is, but alot of these people have absolutley no concept of even teh basic workings of a computer. To the point where I have spent 10 minutes with one person tyring to get her to hit the power button on the PC while she continually hits the button on the monitor.
     
  12. berkshire_rider

    berkshire_rider Growler

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    :stupid:

    He speaks the truth. Sometimes I just have to take a walk after talking to some of these people. It's scary that we are trusting our PHI to them. :dead:
     
  13. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

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    My day started like this. As my boss is outside smoking.

    1.Its 8.34 your late
    2. My watch says 8.30 (i show him watch)
    1. I set mine to my TV.
    2. Mine matchs my cell phone
    1.Hmmm...
     
  14. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Oh no! you do what I do! I feel very very sory for you. I have to deal with docs, nurses and assorted admin people and computers. And EVERYONE thinks they are soooooo important. And most of them are whining because they can't get to their Yahoo mail. Effing morons... that's why I have now disabled their external internet use. Inside only, beeotch!! Muahahahahaha!

    Where do you work? I work for Kaiser Permanente... NEVER work for Kaiser.
     
  15. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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  16. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Swedish nurses?!
     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Mmmmmm......... Swedish chicks......... :drool:
     
  18. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    Oh god, I'm the Volunteer Coordinator for a non-profit, and I get some of the worst calls ever.
    Student (15-17 yrs. old): "Can I volunteer?"
    Me: "Sure thing, is there anything that you would like to help out with?"
    Student: "The thing with the Seahawks."
    Me: "Do you mean the Seahawks Blue Ribbon Program Sales Event?"
    Student: "Yeah."
    Me: "Great, I will sine you up. Can I have you name, address, and phone number so I can send you a packet with more information?"
    Student: "My name is Tychzialisak Vorspzties." (or something like that)
    Me: "Can you spell that?"
    (student spells out name and gives address)
    Student: "Is there anywhere else that I can help out?"
    Me: "Yep, I think we have room available in our warehouse as a Volunteer Warehouse Assistant. Does that sound interesting to you?"
    Student: "Is it paid?"
    Me: "It's a volunteer position, volunteers don't get paid. Unless you are a college student with Work Study or hired as an administrative employee, there are no paid positions."
    Student: "Can you hire me?"
    Me: "No. Thanks for signing up to volunteer at the game, and I will send out a packet in a couple weeks."

    I get three calls nearly identical to this in a row, the problem is I have to be gracious cause I'm working with volunteers.
     
  19. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    Just like the bikini team in Dumb & Dumber actually. :dancing:
     
  20. Reactor

    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    You should try working with people in the law enforcement arena...

    LC: I lost a file.
    Me: O.K.......
    LC: I need it back.
    Me: O.K.......
    LC: On the computer.
    Me: O.K..where was it?
    LC: I'm not sure, maybe it was in my home directory, or the shared area or maybe I saved it on my computer.
    Me: Well.... what was it called?
    LC: I don't remember....
    Me: What was the case number?
    LC: I'm not sure...
    Me: Well who was involved?, I can search for it......
    LC: Well it was either Gomez, or Gonzolaz, or a guy named smith.
    Me: Well...when did you lose it, maybe we can undelete it?
    LC: I'm not sure... it's from a case the closed a few years ago.
    Me: Why the *%$#* do you want it then?
    LC: Well I was writing something similar and I remember that I wrote a really good paragraph, but I don't remember what it said.
    Me: Let me get this straight, you want a file restored, but you don't know where it was, what it was about, who it involved, or when it was deleted?
    LC: Yeah, when can I have it?
    Me: Second Tuesday of next week.
    LC: That seems like a long time.....
     
  21. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    my 1st conversation at work.....

    CW-hey, we got a new game.

    ME-cool, tell me more.

    CW- hand me that big rubber band & LOOK OUT!

    *giant rubber band goes flying into crudely drawn bullseye on dry erase board*

    ME-KICK ASS!
     
  22. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    Lucky it wasn't this game..
    collegiatesport
     
  23. beestiboy

    beestiboy Monkey

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    wow things have changed since i graduated. We usually got drunk and shaved off peoples eyebrows.

    Well I feel better knowing that I am not the only one dealing with all of the ex-Jeopardy champs at work.

    Only got 3 days left and then Im gone
     
  24. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    Meet our future POTUS.