The single greatest day of the year......

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stosh, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Not Christmas













    Not 4th of July












    Not my birthday







    BONUS DAY at work!!!!!!!!!!! Wahooo!!

    Month and a 1/2 worth of pay for me this year! Rock on!!!!!!
     

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  2. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Holy cripes! Congrats, stosh!

    I think I'd actually crap myself if I was handed a bonus check worth 1.5 months of pay. My bonus equaled about 5.5 days pay, but I'll take it.
     
  3. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Congrats!

    You both suck, I haven't seen a "bonus" ever. My last job, I quit a month before they got an 8% (of your annual base) bonus. I will be there for both bonuses this year, dammit!
     
  4. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    What is this "bo...nus" you speak of?

    I consider it a bonus when my arm falls asleep while floggin' the dolphin....
     
  5. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    The worst part about it is I see how badly taxes suck!!!!!
     
  6. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    It's called a "stranger".
     
  7. splat

    splat Nam I am

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  8. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    I'm aware of that...

    :twitch::monkey:
     
  9. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    And you are ok with some "strange" dude doing your business like that? :plthumbsdown:
     
  10. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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  11. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    Whoa! Sweet bonus. :)

    I won't know what my bonus is until the end of our fiscal year but its typically 5% of earnings.

    A company that puts out 10% bonuses should really consider amending their pay packets of guaranteed compensation, the potential of missing that huge bonus next year runs seems like a serious de-motivator!

    When I was in the IT contract business, deadline bonuses could be up to 20% of project compensation. One missed deadline and the entire project could become unprofitable.

    That sucked. :monkey:
     
  12. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    'bout 40% of your check. Yup, it sucks.
     
  13. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    nice congrats stosh..
    Thats one drawback of working for the city.. No Bonus :monkey:
     
  14. DaveW

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    Congrats Stosh! :D

    Your luckier than me. No bonuses were paid this year at my work, company was sold for just over $1 billion to some Australians and made a record profit, but the new Aussie owners are tight ass employers and don't give bonuses. :(
     
  15. /\/\att

    /\/\att Chimp

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    Im not sure on my bonus its not untill feburary i think. probly 5% it used to be up around 30%
     
  16. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    It was about 30%.
    I'll get some of that back.
     
  17. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Wow, 30% WTF?

    *Boss*
    "Yeah um we're going to pay you for the whole year in one lump sum"
     
  18. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Well then you got undertaxed. :p

    Federal = 25%
    FICA = 7.65%
    NY = 7.35%
     
  19. MtnBikerChk

    MtnBikerChk Squeaky Wheel

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    maybe they taxed the Federal at 15%!
     
  20. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    The power of deductive logic cannot be denied!
     
  21. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Maybe his payroll manager is a 'tard, just like where I work.
     
  22. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Wait, isn't that you?


    I see what you did there.
     
  23. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    ...but wait, you are the payroll manager! :eek:
     
  24. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    I actually had them adjust the taxes a little.
    Maybe I had them adjust them to much. OH well, we had a kid this year, we should be ok.
     
  25. kingbee

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    I got a $15 Walmart gift card from my work this year. Does that count?
     
  26. DaveW

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    I thought he was self employed?? :busted:
     
  27. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    My bonus this year is equal to about 100 days. All Saturdays and Sundays. Company cancelled the bonus program this year because they said there was no way to fairly distribute the bonuses. Executive management still gets bonuses, that is fair I guess.
     
  28. DaveW

    DaveW Space Monkey

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    Sounds about as fair as New Orleans rehousing programs.
     
  29. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Satisfaction of a job well done is worth more than any bonus check.
     
  30. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    My bonus was a t-shirt in the wrong size.

    Congrats Stosh! Spend it well... buy me something!
     
  31. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Going to the closing costs on the house and Brinley's college fund.
     
  32. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    I got a C-note and a $50 gift certificate to a fancy resturaunt in New Haven.
     
  33. dan-o

    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    I gave my foreman $2500 each.
     
  34. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Hi from the couch stosh. I haven't taken a shower yet today, I've ridden the trainer, and I've had a turkey sammich.

    Today is profitable.
     
  35. stosh

    stosh Darth Bailer

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    Fresh or Deli turkey?
     
  36. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Deli.

    I have now showered and brushed my teeth.
     
  37. mattmatt86

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    My dad is a president of a division for a national home building company and he said a couple years ago a president from another division got a 1.5 million dollar bonus, and his annual salary was only 250k.
     
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    I got a $50 REI gift card from my seasonal job as a bonus on the last day of work in early November. I thought that was pretty cool.
     
  39. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    wasn't your baby born this year?
     
  40. Serial Midget

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