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I'm no longer a virgin!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Bubbler, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I popped my furlough cherry today! Yay! Today is the first unpaid day of the rest of my life! Or at least, the first of five this quarter!

    It's opening up whole new horizons of boredom and belt-tightening! At work, while some would prefer to look at it as us being woefully short-handed, I look at it as some sort of Survivor-like physical challenge!

    How long can we go and how crappy will the section get with several one-man days on the horizon? What breaking news is going to get missed because our manpower is akin to the population of Spandau Prison circa 1984? (Nothing reaches SJ like a Rudolph Hess reference, no?)

    We're also a man down anyway because of an prolonged illness for one of our staffers who, of course, we were not able to temporarily replace!

    It's a furlough fun day! I'm going to have a happy furlough parade and throw around furlough confetti and skip to my furlough loo while drinking copious amounts of furlough beer!

  2. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Well, the topic line got my attention.
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Brewers have a day game on your furlough day.

    So you got that goin' for you, which is nice.
  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Hey, look at the bright side. At least you're not getting paid for not working. It's better than not getting paid for working!
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    What time's the parade?
  6. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    I heard Ramen is a tasty lunch.
  7. MCbamr

    MCbamr Member

    When the furloughs were first announced, there was a part of me (the single, no kids, no mortage part of me) that saw it as a few days off. After 10 unpaid days, those credit card bills (and rent, and Car insurance and cell phone bill) are making me think otherwise. One day out of a check is a bigger hit than I realized.
  8. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Did it hurt?
  9. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    The furlough says you did okay for your first time, but ...
  10. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Ten fucking days?

    My God, please tell me you are done for this year. That is a big hit no matter how you look at it.
  11. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Im just glad this thread does not involve Jay Farrar
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

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