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  1. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    How is everybody today?

    We're expecting a pretty good storm tonight, should make tomorrow's commute fun!

    Hope ya all have a great day!
     
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  2. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Its about time man !

    We have been having to analyze Douglases Gas , while waiting for you !

    Have a Nite ride tonight , will be cold and Snowey , that is about all
     
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    What I have been working on for a while...

    Sometimes its hard being the best...

    Grrrr, damn picture link wont work.
     
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  4. Echo

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    Today is the "Holiday Feast" here at work. I went down to the break area to see what's there so far. About 1000 cookies, several crockpots of meat, and some bagels and cream cheese. So I added my store bought cookies to the cookie pile and scarfed a bagel. Woot. Hopefully something edible will show up by lunchtime.
     
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    Good morning, stosh! Good morning, everyone!

    Thursday.......hmmmm, let's see---Had a committee meeting last night for our local cycling club. Things went fine, and we're pretty organized for a bunch of "freeriders" and naer-do-well's if I do say so myself. Lots of trail maintainence and skills clinics coming up that will really go a long way towards showing people that we aren't all just about hucking off of stuff and drinking Red Bull, ya know?

    Well....Thursday night usually means pizza and beer night, but that's all shot to hell. The wife is having their office Christmas party, so that means I'll be drug along to hang out with a bunch of people that I try very hard throughout the year to avoid if at all possible. The upshot is, the resturant has a kick-ass beer selection, so that should keep me occupied for the meaty part of the evening.

    I'll leave you guys with this: I love my bike. I've got all the settings just like I like 'em. It's the best bike I've ever owned and I sit at work all day wishing I was on the trail. :)
     
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  6. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    An office Christmas party on a Thursday? WTF kind of party is on a Thursday?
     
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  7. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Morning all - couldn't sleep. It snowed all day yesterday so this morning my ride in should be fun :)
     
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  8. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Ours is On Wednesday Dec 21.
     
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  9. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    How much did you get ?
     
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  10. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Why couldn't you sleep?
     
  11. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Actually to be politically correct we have a "Year End Party" which is Dec 30th.
     
  12. Andy_B

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    Doing better today.
    Thai for dinner, with a very attractive mud honey.
    Got in to work today to find my X-Mas bonus check on my desk.
    1/2 day tomorrow.
     
  13. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Our year end bonus comes after Christmas which tends to be a pain.
     
  14. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Well, I require 8 hours but only got 7. :mumble: I think I'm just excited for the new snow :love:
     
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    Mornin Stosh

    Had a night of reprieve last night - the dictator was in Atlantic City with some friends. Ended up staying up waaay too late (3am) doing a bunch of stuff I had been trying to do for a long time - did some work on my truck, watched the most recent Star Wars movie (it sucked), and a bunch of other stuff around the house.

    Hopefully getting together with douglas on Sunday for a ride...
     
  16. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Here are my holiday office obligations:

    Dec 6 (this past Tuesday): Free holiday lunch in the cafe with executives serving

    Dec 16 (Friday): Holiday party for the Finance group (~100 people)

    Dec 19 (Monday): Secret Santa/holiday lunch for my department

    Dec 22 (Thursday): Holiday breakfast hosted by Finance managers (who I am one of). 300 people will attend.

    Dec 23 (Friday): Holiday party for just Finance managers (20 people)

    :rolleyes:

    So quit yer bitching about your one little party.

    Have a good day! I got stuff to do...
     
  17. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Holy Smokes! We have an "Employee Appreciation" party, but I ain't going. I just hate office parties.
     
  18. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    I ment snow , Not sleep. How well do they plow the road ?

    I mean Your a Lady , and a Gentleman does Not ask a Beutiful Woman about her Nocturnal activies :devil: that are causeing her to lose sleep.
     
  19. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    The same thing happens to me. I jump up out of bed and throw my glasses on to see how much we get.

    The worst is when I do that and we don't get any.
     
  20. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I am looking forward to the last one. It's at a swank restaurant, starts at 1:00 (we don't have to go back to work after) and we can order whatever we want from the bar.
     
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    Cool - ours is tomorrow.
     
  22. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    You're wife is away blowing your life savings?
     
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    That's long since gone... she's adding to our life's debt.
     
  24. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Thats how our "end of the year party" is. My boss the old burned out hippie inevitably wishes the Jehova Witnesses on staff a Merry Christmas.
     
  25. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Ahh brilliant!! It's amazing how much I can get done around the house when I'm working alone.
     
  26. Heidi

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    I would guess 5", but the snow we got last week still hasn't melted so we now have at least a foot on the ground. They don't plow the roads in my hood very well, so it's just packed powder. On the main roads, it gets plowed into the bike lane so I usually have to take up the regular lane of traffic.
     
  27. biggins

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    f'n yo mornin crew........uhhhhhh mostr companies are scheduling their christmas/holiday parties on weeknights now to try to cut back on drunken office party situations. they figure if ya gotta work the next day you wont tie one on and start doing impressions of the boss or hook up with the secretary.

    as for me i am sittin here working in photoshop getting a portfolio together for a job interview with an imaging/graphics/photo studio and getting the rest of my loose ends tied up before i start school next month. then it is downtown time for some x-mas shopping and to see bigginsette then a night out on the town for a friends birthday.
     
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    Holy crap! That's a lot, man.

    I think they have always had their parties on weeknights---keeps people from getting too far out of hand if they know they still have another day of work ahead of them. I hate going to this thing every freakin' year......Our company is closing on the 21st for the employee luncheon---so lame...just a quick lunch at the local greasy spoon and a snappy speech by the boss and then we're back at work. We have another function the next day though which sucks just slightly less in which we cook about eight pork shoulders on the grill and have all the contractors we do business with throughout the year come over for a cookout. I usually get pretty tanked throughout the evening while cooking the shoulders and am pretty much hurting the next day. That's about the time when we get our year-end bonus......a day before Christmas Eve--which always makes shopping pretty hectic as I'm always quite broke up until that point and can't really afford anything.
     
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    yo jody how are things going? tell the wife and brother i said "yo" as well as uhmmmm....i forgot his name. the dude with the mercedes i wanted to drive after i was drunk.
     
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    Morning Monkeys - if someone hooked up a snow making machine to the vents in my office, I think snow would fall inside here! This is f'ing ridiculous!! :mumble:
     
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    Mine is EXACTLY the opposite. I can't wear long sleeves, or socks because I'll get too hot!
     
  32. stosh

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    It's funny seeing your avatar with a Santa Hat.
     
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    I know that feeling. The Window in my Office used to be a door at one time , and it leaks air Big time , I can see light though a Bunch of the cracks, when I opend the door to it this morning I swear it was 25 degrees colder inside my Office than in the hall way.
     
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    Sweet! Our "team appreciation holiday party" is tomorrow night. I'm not going either. What the hell makes them think I would want to hang out with coworkers on a Friday night? :confused:
     
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    Good morning! Just finished moving all of the chairs, stands and percussion equiptment to our auditorium for concert rehearsals...actually, I moved very little and the kids did all the work (aren't they the sweetest). Supposed to get snowstorm tonight so maybe we will have a delay in the AM (fingers crossed). We got the crib and dresser all put together last night so now I just need to figure out where everything is going to go and put it away (after I wash and dry everything)...it never ends! ;)
     
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    volley ball lastnight, followed by beer/greasy food..next week is the "championship" we play the 3rd pace team, best of 3, winner plays team #1, best of 5

    looks like Jackson will be out my way Sunday, hopefully we can get a ride in
     
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    Sore bought cookies :( You should have made your pain dip...:p
     
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    We have a Secret Santa on Wednesday and Thursday the 21st and 22nd. Then, we have a huge breakfast & luncheon on Friday the 23rd and a lot of us go out for drinks afterwork (although I can't this year :( )
     
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    My company is leading the war on Christmas. We have no holiday, sorry Christmas, celebrations. Thank goodness, not because I am anti-christmas but because my co-workers are ass-bags.