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  1. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    The same money for less responsibility is better than what you will get from unemployment. I'd probably try to negotiate for more money, or ask if there is room for advancement after showing what...
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    I would probably just take the money, they were found at fault for skimming time from employees, probably had a complaint by a past employee. If they then fired you on top of that, then there would...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    I thought I read somewhere that Bruce had been cross dressing prior to marrying into the Kardashian clan, at least his first wife had been aware of it. Maybe the new name isn't as new as we think it...
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    Re: The Great Mood Thread

    I won $120 at the casino. It went right into the vacation fund.
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    Re: Confessions

    I was in a hurry when I've lost the car, on my way to a concert, baseball game, flight, etc. I always look at level and parking space number then get to the event, find a seat and have a beer or two....
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    Re: The Bad Mood Thread

    That sucks! I'm sorry. :(

    I just found out that they decided to promote the backup receptionist to take my place. I have to train someone next week who has absolutely no construction accounting...
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    Re: Confessions

    Sadly it's not the first time I have been trapped in a parking garage.

    I have also lost my car in parking garages more times than I can count. If I have to go downtown I leave extra early just to...
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    Re: The Bad Mood Thread

    That's pretty shitty. Are they selling them on like stub hub or something? I wonder if there are Antique Road Show scalpers...

    I had a friend recently appear on Price is Right and won big. I am...
  9. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    Sorry to jump in Marlo. I am bored and trying to do as little work as possible during my last few days here. :)
  10. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    Word has templates that are pretty standard under the new documents section. I would probably copy one of those for formatting. Just make sure you include all necessary information for the memo. I...
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    Re: Confessions

    Yes, it wouldn't accept my validated ticket, and it wouldn't even let me pay to leave. I'm getting panicked just thinking about it.
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    Re: Confessions

    I got trapped in a parking garage today. Which has made my fear of parking garages even more intense.
  13. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    That's great. I can't get spotify on my work computer but I wish I could. I would like to become a spotify peeping tom.
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Lobster omelet sounds amazing, thanks! The lobster fajitas also sound good. I can't wait, my last two vacations were coachella and vegas, which are more work than relaxation. I'm planning to eat,...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    I'll be in the laguna beach area in two weeks. I'm taking myself to the beach before starting my new job. Hopefully the weather will be nice. Anyone have any favorite brunch spots in the area?
  16. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I loved that show, but I can see how it would be a little hard to watch with a hangover. Some of the death scenes were awful. The guy who ran over his own head was pretty impressive. I now always put...
  17. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    Ivy gives the best happy hour. :)
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    I just got offered a big bump in salary, starting immediately and I will be made a salaried employee so 2 weeks PTO per year. I think I have to stay. I'm going to lunch to think about it, but I don't...
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    For the first time in ages I am excited about my job. I was put in charge of the software conversion, and told by my boss about all this room for growth and advancement. Then out of the blue I get a...
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    Re: Confessions

    Congratulations! :)
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    Re: Confessions

    I had a job interview today and didn't have time to stop at home and change into interview clothes, so I changed in my car in the parking lot.
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    Robin, I am sorry to read that. I can't imagine having to let people know they will no longer have a job. I hope you are able to find a new job soon. Good luck!
  23. Thread: mad men

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    Re: mad men

    Watching Sally clean up while Betty sat at the table smoking a cigarette was just a little too selfish, and kind of washed away the happy thoughts the previous episode had given me regarding Betty's...
  24. Thread: mad men

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    Re: mad men

    I am so glad Joan was able to come back and have a real ending (or new beginning). I was a little worried she was going to run off into the sunset with the retired guy and become a coke head. I loved...
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    Re: Confessions

    I won at Poker tonight, and I haven't had a day off in months other than for health reasons. I kind of want to play hooky tomorrow and take my winnings to the casino.
  26. Re: words people use that make you realize they are a douchebag

    If it's an interstate then I say I and the number, but when referencing the little loop freeways or state routes I say the and the number. They should always be referred to as their given number...
  27. Thread: mad men

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    It's been so long ago, but if I remember correctly didn't the firm know what the report was going to say regarding cigarettes and cancer but they were trying to get them to not release it? So it does...
  28. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    I can do this, but I am having trouble getting all the managers on the same page. My boss has promised me that it's going to happen, mostly because I told him I would have to quit if it didn't. Then...
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    Re: The Bad Mood Thread

    I'm sorry Robin. :(
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    Re: Dylan-Dylan-Dylan's AZ Restaurant Thread

    I bought a Groupon for sushi place we hadn't ever been to, which made me a little nervous, but it is probably my new favorite sushi place. It's called Iron Chef at Tatum & Shea. The sushi was...
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    The consultant we hired to help with our hunt for the right accounting/job costing software sent us a spreadsheet of items we are suppose to rate on level of importance to us. It's 6600 rows long. So...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    It was pretty casual. I may have been a little under dressed but that's just me. Nice jeans, a non tshirt and I went with boots instead of flip flops.

    Luckily she told me I can skip the actual...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    My girlfriend's boyfriend passed away last week. She asked me to go to the celebration of life thing tonight. It's being held at a bar. What is the appropriate attire? Is it casual? Funeral attire?
  34. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    Customer: The check will be ready for pick-up Friday afternoon (after 2pm).
    Me: OK, we will have a runner there after 2PM. I just want to confirm the address is XXXXXXX.
    Collections Manager: Is...
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    Re: The Great Mood Thread

    Nice! Congrats. :)
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    Re: Confessions

    I just called my apartment manager to ask them how to change a light bulb, or if they could just change it for me. It's the one in the microwave, I am pretty surprised that this isn't something I...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    They were there in support of their daughter, according to google... Yes, I googled that. To avoid doing actual work.
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    I love the idea, I have always wanted a personal shopper. Maybe they would help me figure out my personal style. Unfortunately I don't think it would work for me. I had so many cassettes I had no...
  39. Thread: mad men

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    Re: mad men

    I have hope that we haven't seen the end of Joan, I'm hoping she comes back with some sort of revenge.

    I enjoyed this episode. The Peggy & Roger portion was awesome.
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    Re: Help me understand . . .

    I will try that. I also love Arnold Palmers and think your way might be better. I hate when it's mostly lemonade.
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    Re: Help me understand . . .

    Can someone tell me the proper way to order my iced coffee at starbucks? if I ask for cream I get milk with a splash of coffee, and if I ask for light cream I get black coffee with a dribble of cream...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    If I tried to avoid bros I would have to change jobs and hide in cave. Although, I do especially dislike the bros in affliction tshirts. Ugh.

    I love Hermosa/Redondo, but have been there several...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    I'm planning a trip to California, I want to stay in a nice beach town between LA and San Diego. I want a fun area that has good restaurants, cheap dive bars with pool tables and clean beaches. Any...
  44. Thread: mad men

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    That thing really is horrible. Then Ted shows up with one almost as bad. They are in the early 70's now though, right? That is the bad porn mustache era. :)
  45. Thread: mad men

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    I think it was her way of letting him know just how ridiculous he was being.

    I really enjoyed this episode. The waitress thing was annoying me as well, so it was nice to see the stronger women on...
  46. Re: And we miss Coachella, much like the deserts miss the rain.

    Me either. I have never met anyone famous. I am starting to realize it's because I don't know who is actually famous. I could have been standing next to 80% of those people and have no fucking clue...
  47. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    When I did HR and coordinated interviews I dealt with a lot of men in the construction field, they often acted like speaking to me was an inconvenience. They weren't aware that my manager would have...
  48. Re: And we miss Coachella, much like the deserts miss the rain.

    Seeing the map made me a little sadder than I expected. I hope everyone has a great time, be safe and drink a beer or two for me. Preferably a porter or stout. :)
  49. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    Man, I'd be on the first plane.

    One of my PM's addressed an email to me addressed "My Dear Sweat Audra"... He meant sweet but he can't spell. Now everyone is calling me sweaty. Awesome. Although...
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    Re: Confessions

    I don't have a blender for slushy margarita. I've had those once though, yum. Even better with a shot of grand Marnier on top.
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