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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Capt. Jack Sparrow, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. Capt. Jack Sparrow

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    Hard at work today, I...

    1. Ate part of a Chipotle burrito bol (veggie).
    2. Grabbed some coffee at Starbuck's.
    3. Surfed Ridemonkey.
    4. Blogged.
    5. Met some new people (and was found by a long-lost pen pal) on MySpace.
    6. Filled out some insurance paperwork (personal). (This occurs at least twice a month.)
    7. Gabbed on the phone.
    8. Did cardio in the gym in the basement.
    9. Got annoyed because somebody finally brought some work in for me to do after 5 p.m. when it's time to go.

    What did you do today while you were hard at work?!
     
    #1 -   Dec 8, 2005

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  2. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    1. Surfed RM
    2. Surfed a few news site
    3. Reset 4000 users passwords
    4. Had a free prime rib lunch
    5. Surfed more RM
    6. Explained the difference between the monitor and the computer to more users than I care to remember.
    7. waiting to get the hell out of here.
     
    #2 -   Dec 8, 2005
  3. urbaindk

    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    I graded three sets of lab reports. I think that english composition must have been an elective course in high school for this year's batch of college freshman.

    Ow! my freakin' head hurts.
     
    #3 -   Dec 8, 2005
  4. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Surfed for sheetmetal to fabricate a bunny tray for my delux bunny condo
    Surfed Ridemenokey
    Chatted with the wife
    Had lunch
    Checked out a website a friend is working on
    ditched a meeting
    now I'm waiting for 4:00 to roll around
     
    #4 -   Dec 8, 2005
  5. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    1. Made/ate/drank coffee and a bagel at home.
    2. Decided that since I worked all weekend, the company owes me 2 days of screwing off.
    3. Checked/responded to emails.
    4. Surfed intraweb.
    5. Lunched on chicken pizza and Mountain Dew.
    6. Checked/responded to emails.
    7. Surfed intraweb.
    8. Bought tires on ebay.
    9. Watched clock creep towards 5pm.
    10. Surfed intraweb.
     
    #5 -   Dec 8, 2005
  6. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    1:00 am house fire
    2:30 am went back to sleep
    5:30 am went to work
    10:00 am production meeting
    1:00 met with an ink rep
    2:00 pm lunch
    4:00 pm went home
    5:00 pm ate dinner
    6:00-10:00 pm go to my EMT training
    I am tired just typing it out
     
    #6 -   Dec 8, 2005
  7. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    1. Researched clinical outcomes of a new spinal implant...
    2. Got a headache
    3. Surfed RM until I got bored
    4. Go to "1."
     
    #7 -   Dec 8, 2005
  8. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Wow, This makes me feel SOOOO productive, Thanks Guys! :)
     
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  9. macko

    macko Turbo Monkey

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    1. Did the email thing.
    2. Identified a deer a hunter had shot (turned out to be a hybrid)
    3. Calculated pronghorn aerial survey data.
    4. Calculated habitat suitability for same area.
    5. Ate Taco Bell
    6. Surfed RM
    7. Identified a garter snake
    8. Continuing to surf RM and work on habitat suitability.

    I a Mountain Dew sounds pretty good right now...
     
    #9 -   Dec 8, 2005
  10. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    bagged groceries
    brought carts in
    stocked shelves
     
  11. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Coffee
    Donut
    Coffee
    Surf RM
    More coffee
    Surf RM
    Looked at my open help tickets
    Surf RM
    Fixed acouple of PC's, closed associated tickets
    Surf RM
    interviewed/grilled a prospective candidate
    lunch
    Surf RM
    interview # 2
    surf Rm
    interview 3
    surf RM
    go home
    Guinness and herbal delights
     
  12. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Bwahahahaha! You suck. Looser. Double bag my eggs. No, not like that, Idiot!
     
  13. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    jeez why are you such a dick!!
     
  14. chicodude

    chicodude The Spooninator

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    Turned in fatty report.
    Got yelled at for making fun of bush in government
    Yelled at again in yearbook for above reason
    Ditched the rest of the day to build jumps.
     
  15. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    I'm just playin... Don't take what I say in the lounge serious... :)
     
  16. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    1) Answered approx 25 emails
    2) Tracked down the dist manager at the remote dist center to resolve an equipment repacement snafu.
    3) Sent another email off to the equipment vendor to advise freight carrier and brokerage contact info
    4) Checked some UPC numbers.
    5) Resolved an invoice issue with the L/C dept.
    6) Talked to a designer about the above equipment issue.
    7) Talked to the dealer services manager about the above equipmnet issue.
    8) Scanned 48 different documents to forward to international distributors.
    9) Resolved another L/C issue involving samples for another distributor.
    10) Confirmed the pricing on 50 SKU's.
    11) Answered another 15 emails.
    12) Read and sorted approx 80 emails. (slow day!)
    13) Looked at Ridemonkey - saw that the Pink Bike factor was at low-ebb. (PM box is quiet at least)
    14) Checked the Fedex Tracking on my new computer coming in.
    15) Talked to the IT guy about how I want a Matrox card for my desktop system so I can run 3 monitors instead of two. He looked at me like he was going to strangle me till I told him I was kidding.
    16) I have a cold. Misery is on the calendar.
    17) Ate a Cliff bar for lunch.
    19) Used a few Access queries to advise shipping schedules to a couple different depts.
    20) It's only 3pm and I still have a mountain of reports to comb through.
     
  17. ummbikes

    ummbikes Don't mess with the Santas

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    1. Called in sick.
    2. Got a call from the General Manager telling me to come in because CNC saw was dead.
    3. Hung out in the production facility and checked connections and argued with the company that made the saw on what was wrong.
    4. Cheated on my diet by having greasey cheeseburger.
    5. Had a dip of Kodiak, cheating on my quiting chewing.
    6. Surfed RM.
     
  18. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Working hard on homework....I...

    1 -surfed RM and ebay
    2 -surfed slopemonkey
    3 -made eggs w/ basil, sweated onions, and gouda cheese
    4 -watched chain reaction 4 then 3
    5 -surfed RM
    6 -e-looking at hydration systems
    7 -surfed Rm
    8 -made lunch (put macaroni and beef, macaroni and cheese with sun dried tomatoes, sweet olives, cholula hot sauce, basil, swiss cheese, olive oil in the microwave for 10min.
    9 -I'm eating it while surfing RM (thinking about doing homework)
     
  19. Snacks

    Snacks Turbo Monkey

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    1)Called in ill
    2)Napped
    3)Took bath
    4)Napped
    5)Called b/f with grocery list:)
    6)Getting ready for nap
     
  20. partsbara

    partsbara Turbo Monkey

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    actually my last 2 are exactly the same as ciaran... seriously... hard to believe i m sure...

    - red bull and morning e mail check
    - waxed a few snowboards
    - p-texed a pair of skis
    - chinese lunch with sayndesyn
    - set up a couple of 10'*10' pop up canopies for a general and his ego audience
    - tested the new 35K dollar waste of tax payers money...
    http://www.wintersteiger.com/D/sp_content_laser50.html

    home
     
  21. johnbryanpeters

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    04:45 make coffee
    05:00 remote in to a server and purge a balky message queue
    05:30-07:05 read paper, shower, head to work.
    07:50 Arrive at work
    07:50-09:30 email, check alarms, check performance data for a few servers (it's peak e-retail season)
    09:30-16:00 Try to write a .NET application to categorize orphan messages on a message queue. Get frustrated because I use C# so seldom.
    16:00 customer panic call - slow response. Determine that external transaction-based monitoring reports their site as OK, servers are loafing along, their satellite operations centers aren't complaining, and that all this just might indicate problems with their corporate network. Send 'em an email with fancy graphs to support my assertions.
    17:15 head for home.
    18:00 arrive
    ...
     
  22. JRogers

    JRogers talks too much

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    1- class at 9:30
    2- lunch
    3- check email, read some, write some
    4- waste some time
    5- talk with my roommate
    6- dinner
    7- do some more writing, some thesis work
    8- listen to music and read for kicks
    9- buddy comes over to celebrate his acceptance into med school
    10- have some beers, some Veuve
    11- here I am

    pretty easy day overall
     
  23. Dirt rider

    Dirt rider Pro Rider

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    did about one hour of theroy on Air arc metal cutting and plasma cutting.

    got back my mark on a test regaurding SMAW (sheilded metal arc welding) or Stick welding. I got 90% I thought I did better but Ill take it.

    welded about 15 open root jonts in the flat, horozontal,and vertical posistions, I do overhead tommorow (picture having a small puddle of molten metal above you and having to move it along betwenn two peices of metal keeping it the same size and moving the same speed. with lots of sparks!. OH and if it looks ugly, doesnt bond (or fuse for those who know what Im talking about) or get a slag inclution (a peice of non-metal inside the weld) you have to start over.

    put the welds i did into a 20 ton press designed to bend my welds and if a crack devolpes more than 1/8 in long it fails and Im back to square one. eqch wels takes about one hour total to do with all the cutting and grinding I need to prepare the joint.
     
  24. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    1, woke up
    2, got to the new house at 10am and started ripping up old flooring
    3 ate a kitkat for lunch
    4, more flooring
    5, 5:30 came home from the house , took shower and ate something finally
    6, left to go to work 6:30 pm
    7, worked from 7pm- 5am
    8, tommorow will be a repeat
     
  25. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    8:40am: bought egg sandwich from local place
    8:41: rode to Caltrain station
    9:45-10:15: got lost on backstreets from Mt View station to new job
    10:15-12:15pm: got my paperwork and office requests in order
    12:15-1:45: went to lunch with new boss (unfortunately most of time spent on finding parking in downtown Mt View).
    1:45-3:00: looked busy in new office, mostly making calls to friends
    3pm: left work to babysit nephew
     
  26. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    Slept in for 2 hours
    Drove to work, boss felt sorry for me because of finals. I told her I didn't have any today.
    Worked on my Seahawks event for a while
    Got a tuna melt for lunch
    RM
    Worked on cleaning up the database
    RM
    More database
    Drove home, realized everyone is still either in finals or gone home, and that I was have more fun at work.
     
  27. Jeremy R

    Jeremy R <b>x</b>

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    I have been sitting around all day pondering why Ridemonkey has been down more lately than Paris Hilton at a Drive-In movie.
     
  28. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    good attempt but

    "Going down like Bushes approval rating" would have scored more favorably with the judges.
     
  29. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    I configed and presented some software to our import group here at american eagle...long day, time for some sushi and drinks...
     
  30. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    I got laid off. Merry Christmas.
     
  31. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    yeah i hate those people. the worst are the people that are like no i want paper in plastic. so i have to put the paper bag IN the plastic bag then bag the groceries:mumble: i prefer cart duty. dont have to be nice
     
  32. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    :(

    That sucks!
     
  33. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    7 am: woke up, studied a bit, rode 4 miles in the bitter cold to school

    9:30 am: took a "3 hr" pharm final in 1.5 hrs. don't think i failed, yippee. sat around in library for a bit afterwards

    1 pm - 2:30 pm: evaluated for a nutrition study. looks like i'll do it -- 4 months free food! yippee x 2. rode home in not-quite-so-bitter cold

    until now: bumming around. catching up on the online world.

    6:45 pm-10:30 pm tonight: gig at a weird "charismatic church." anything for the $$ :dead: . yippee x 3.

    exciting eh
     
  34. Craw

    Craw Monkey

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    Today at work I:

    -Read a couple scripts

    -Finished a book

    -Read People magazine

    -Had lunch with a friend

    -Played that bowhunter game

    -Read some more scripts

    -Handled some writer payments

    -Posting on Ridemonkey re: what I did today.
     
  35. MA13_BK

    MA13_BK Chimp

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    I envy you people.

    Got in the shop
    Put on overall's
    Polished housing lids
    Ate a sandwich
    More polishing
    Got paid (woo!)
    Tried to fix my caliper
    Went home

    I get paid $6.70 CAN to do this stuff. Stupid training wage. Stupid government.
     
  36. sunny

    sunny Grammar Civil Patrol

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    1. created the daily plan for the team in the shop
    2. tracked down a warranty
    3. tracked down a special order that the vendor never sent
    4. talked to vendors (item research for customers)
    5. received product into inventory
    6. talked to some people about road bikes
    7. talked to some people about full suspension bikes
    8. did a return
    9. went to the bank
    10. talked to my team about what kinds of things we need to have in the shop before the X-mas rush
    11. answered emails
    12. ordered stuff for the shop

    among other things... :)

    didn't get to ride today, but I'm ready for tomorrow morning!
     
  37. JimmyTwoTimes

    JimmyTwoTimes Monkey

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    Babysat my client, making sure they have all their patches scheduled correctly.
    Spoke to my lawyer to make sure I can legally contract directly with my client, instead of the stupid 3rd party we are going through now (lawyer says go for it - yaaaay! bonus!)
    Updated some Oracle TARs
    Called 2 potential new employees for my company
    Called 1 potential client
    Played with my Palm Treo for a while
    Tested some new functionality the client may want, but I think they need
    Ate a tuna sandwich
    Left at noon cuz of snow
    Arrive at home 1 hour later
    shoveled for half hour
    took a ****
    Played with my dogs
    Logged back into client VPN 2 hrs after leaving
    Update more Oracle TARs
    Called a few co-workers
    Chatted on IM for a while
    Surfed RideMonkey
    Billed $900 for 9 hrs. :)
     
  38. Mattoid

    Mattoid Monkey

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    Today was a snowday. So no class. And I dont have a job. So I sat around. Mostly.
     
  39. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    Shut up and ride...

    yay me....I knew it was coming though. My one year contract at Philip Morris as a design engineer was up anyway....:nopity:



    Oh well....career change, or transitional job next in January...

    Anyone in HR help me tweek my resume?
     
  40. Superdeft

    Superdeft Monkey

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    got up at 7:30am
    breakfast
    class @ 9am
    class @ 10am
    RM and Studying
    class @ 1pm
    class @ 2pm
    lunch
    Studying until 9pm at the library
    took a walk with some friends in the snow
    and RM, here I am.
    And more studying/RM here I come!