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People in my office suck

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Pilot, Nov 20, 2006.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    You know how you deal with this shit?

    Move up in the biz and get your own office. [/Hondo]
  2. grrlhack

    grrlhack Member

    I always liked the designation of DAR -- dumber than a rock.

    I could unleash a million tales about a former co-worker who is obese and partially deaf, but umm..I just won't. There's this think called Karma and I don't want to be online someday reading someone telling tales about me!
  3. MCEchan36

    MCEchan36 Guest

    I have to deal with the Manny Ramirez/Ichiro-stalking, kid-punching baseball hoarder who has his own MLBlog, has appeared on national TV so people can openly laugh at him, and has written a book about how to snare balls. Did I mention the dude (28) is single?
  4. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    I know this dude. At least he's lived.
  5. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Be honest, you evil prick. Your laugh was full of mirth.
  6. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

    At the last paper where I worked, a guy a couple of desks behind me would clip his fingernails while talking on the phone. For some reason, hearing that little "clip, clip, clip" just bugged me.
  7. Pilot

    Pilot Well-Known Member

    So the cough is still terrible today, but we finally sort of made a big deal about it last night and he said he'd go to the doctor later this week. I'll believe it when I see it -- the guy honestly doesn't look like he's ever, ever, ever been to a doctor.

    BUT, it clearly is going to get worse before it gets better. Now not only is his cough louder and deeper with every gurgling hack, he's burping and sighing and making all sorts of weird ass noises. I really think he's going to explode here in a few hours.

    If I don't make it home for Thanksgiving, my parents are going to be friggen pissed ... someone please tell them what happened to me.
  8. Pilot

    Pilot Well-Known Member

    Thought I'd update because I'm so miserable I don't know what else to do.

    Anyway, dude "went to the doc" last Wednesday, but when I came back to work Monday, that claim was very very very suspect. Cough is still God awful. Hacking, gurgling, snotty heaves followed by whimpering and supplemented by burps, farts and stomach noise I can here from 10 feet.

    My boss quizzed him about his visit to the doc, and none of the answers made sense. The only thing he's taking is Robitusm and cough drops (which he chews, thus rendering an already useless tool somehow more useless).

    He has sounded like death for three weeks now, and I just went back and dug up and email where I complained to someone in the office about his coughing from Sept. It wasn't' nearly as bad then, but it was obvious more than 60 days ago.

    We've all told him to go to the doc 10 times. One guy suggested a specific doc three weeks ago. He can't be contagious or else we'd all be dead. But this is just unreal. Absolutely unreal. I'm a guy that can find humor in about anything — and I still think it's somewhat funny that this dude seems to be ignoring the loss of his lung — but its really not even at all funny anymore. I keep waiting for him to collapse on the floor. It is really really miserable sitting where I am today.
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Ask human resources to install sneeze guards around your desk. Tell 'em you have a doctor's note that states you can't be subject to the continual dispersal of germs the dude gives off.

    That should get some action started. Or at least you'll have a unique work area.
  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

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  11. Pilot

    Pilot Well-Known Member

    Oh. My. God. Everyone in the office will pitch in, I know it. I'm going to buy one tonight.
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member


    I'm pretty sure where one end goes. Where does the other attach?
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