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Keg at work

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Big Buckin' agate_monkey, Aug 10, 2007.

  1. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I work at a university and I walk in from lunch today. The alumni people downstairs say, "Hey wait, we need your help." So I stop, find out they want me to bring a keg into the house in which we work.
    They're having a going away party for an employee this afternoon. On company time (between 3-5 p.m. CDT for those interested), a keg will be tapped for all to enjoy the crisp, refreshing goodness inside.

    I've been in the working world for a decade or so. I've never seen this or heard of it. I don't expect kegs every six months (I've been on the job about six months), but have you ever had an open keg on company time?

    Side note: This is a very encouraging sign to support my decision to leave TV/Web and, ultimately, media in general.
     
  2. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Not an open keg ... but we just got back from a liquid lunch.
     
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Drunk Flash on a Friday!! Whoo hoo! Where's Rodney Carrington!

    Seriously, first paper I ever worked for had a tap in the basement lunchroom. Never saw it in use, but the fact that it was there told me it wasn't a virgin...
     
  4. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    you never worked at a web company in the nineties, did you?
     
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    No.
     
  6. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Every Friday. Marketing is way more fun than journalism.
     
  7. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    We always toyed around with the idea of bringing a keg or a few cases to work at my old joint. There's an old conference room that no one really uses, and it's virtually dead there after 5 p.m. and completely empty on the weekends.

    Sadly, we never did it.
     
  8. Once, I worked at an "alternative" newspaper that was very often edited in the bar across the street.
     
  9. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    That's what I'm thinking today about PR-magazine.
     
  10. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member


    We never did a keg, but we have bought cases of beer for enjoyment during the working hour. Those were the days that I hoped to not receive any real work. The results could have been disasterous.
     
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Fridges stocked with 50 cent frozen burritos and cold beer. Ahh yes, I remember it well...
     
  12. JR

    JR Active Member

    A
    A few jobs ago worked at a publishing company where all marketing meetings were scheduled for 3:30 Friday afternoon at Scotland Yard, a pub in our building.

    Came up with some great campaigns by about 6:00
     
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