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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by laura, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    I got the official tour of the building I will be working in yesterday. Besides having a science lab with everything from hissing cockroaches to an aquaponic system fueled by turtles, grape vines growing in the garden and a pretty sweet playground, I have a roller skating rink in the basement at my disposal. Now I can truly start training for roller derby (on my lunch breaks).
     

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  2. Velocity Girl

    Velocity Girl whack-a-mole

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    That I think is by far the coolest perk I have heard of a company having!!!!
     
  3. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    that's hawt.
     
  4. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Pics, please....
     
  5. OrthoPT

    OrthoPT Monkey

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    Umm... :picsstfu:
     
  6. greenchris

    greenchris Turbo Monkey

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    your job does seem awesome but being retired is probably the best job ever.
     
  7. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    <Scoffs> WE have free "coffee" and a cute saleswoman who never got the hang of wearing skirts.
     
  8. Greyhound

    Greyhound Trail Rat

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    I get an overweight boss with a bad toupee who bathes in Polo cologne with an attitude that makes Yosemite Sam look like Mother Teresa. So, nahyyynaaa!!!!
     
  9. manimal

    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    that sounds truly awesome...congrats laura! :thumb:
     
  10. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I too have a fat boss with a bad toupee. He is of average intelligence but thinks he is a super-genius. A dangerous combination.
     
  11. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    My boss is neither fat, nor does he wear a toupee. And he worked as a sheriff and corrections officer for 20 years so we should get along swimmingly.
     
  12. MTBstud12

    MTBstud12 Monkey

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    I envy you :clapping:
     
  13. CRoss

    CRoss Turbo Monkey

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    Damn a roller skating rink would be cool to have at work. Sounds like you have a sweet setup.

    I will have to settle for having killer sunrise views everyday.
     
  14. MountainDrew

    MountainDrew Monkey

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    You have a pool too???? WTF??????
     
  15. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    That's awesome. Chick Norris has entered the building!

    I know they just had a training camp a few weeks ago. I will see Jen on Saturday and see if she is skating this year too (I'm sure she is).
     
  16. kidwoo

    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    Ha........you're a cat driver?


    How's that sleep schedule?:D


    Go build me a kicker!
     
  17. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Hey Laura, you can get your own page!

    Jen's page needs to be updated though.
     
  18. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    NICE.
     
  19. DNA

    DNA The human raccoon

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    Funny you mention hissing cockroaches ... I got the wife a dozen of them for Valentine's day.

    Note: It isn't as bizarre as it sounds. She is a middle school science teacher and wanted a colony for her classroom.
     
  20. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    What it is not some kinky fetish?
     
  21. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Aside from the view and the fresh air, this place sucks ass.

     
  22. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  23. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    you work in a vineyard?

    now I am jealous.
     
  24. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Vineyard nursery. That's the view from the reservoir above the nursery.

    The vineyard in the pic is our "showroom" vineyard, we only sell a small amount of the fruit grown there.


    Working at other nurseries might be awesome. I don't know. This one is a mis-managed clusterfvck, and my boss is a lying pussy.
     
  25. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    BTW the hills in the background is a state park covered in singletrack.

    :D
     
  26. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    If you want to send me a 777 clone or a DRC clone that would be cool. :D I think Pinot could grow in Wis-CAHN-sin.

     
  27. CRoss

    CRoss Turbo Monkey

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    ah..sleep is overrated.

    The terrain park is one of my favorite places to work. Building the jumps is great. Now grooming the park sucks ass, my neck is sore just thinking about it. Too much damn backing up.
     
  28. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    I still can't commit. I have a history of knee problems and can't see blowing it out over roller derby. Maybe with enough skate practice though.
     
  29. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    You would. GOD anthropologists are frickin' geeks.
     
  30. DNA

    DNA The human raccoon

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    EX-anthropologist ... I quit the the biz.
     
  31. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    Wha Wha WHAT!?!?!?!?!?!?!


    Just remember this Dan-o, you can take the boy out of anthropology but you can't anthropology out of the boy. Or something like that. What are you doing now?
     
  32. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    Got tired of the Ross jokes? :D

     
  33. DNA

    DNA The human raccoon

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    I'm back in school working on an MA in Math Education. Sounds fun, right?

    Dude, Ross was a paleontologist not an anthropologist. One studies dinosaurs, the other studies people.
     
  34. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    That's cool. My best friend has a MS in math something or another. We secretly think she is a spy. I hate math so i don't ask too many questions. I'm also afraid she would kill us if we knew too much.
     
  35. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    I work with bikes all day. I even tolerate some really f*#king irritating people to do it.
     
  36. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    >.<


    45

     
  37. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    You're still a tool.
     
  38. DNA

    DNA The human raccoon

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    W.t.f.?
     
  39. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    If by tool, you mean horribly functional, efficient and effective, you're right.
     
  40. MTBstud12

    MTBstud12 Monkey

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    *cough*pits*cough* :disgust1: