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35 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

....and here I am sitting here surfing the forums because 'the ultra high priority, really important, needs to be done or the world will end' job that I'm trying to do is on hold because all of my contacts on the customer side are at a meeting.:grr::grr:

 

Seriously, people?!?

The truly frustrating part of this is that somehow it's ok for me to have to wait on them, but Gods forbid they have to wait on me, so I can't even just walk offsite and say 'see ya Monday.'

 

Anyone know of a job for someone who can get along with people, but doesn't like having to deal with them?

 

Isnt having to 'deal' with people potentionally involved in every human interaction?

 

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on another note, my card just had a "$0.23" fraudulent charge to a company called "REPLACE YOUR CARD" which makes me wonder if a beneficent  hacker group has acquired card numbers and are attempting to get them out of the system before someone else uses them. 

 

There are too many companies that don't have good online security. I might have to get a burner account for online transactions. None have ever stuck, but still it's sure annoying have to replace my card every 4 months. 

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35 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

 

Isnt having to 'deal' with people potentionally involved in every human interaction?

 

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on another note, my card just had a "$0.23" fraudulent charge to a company called "REPLACE YOUR CARD" which makes me wonder if a beneficent  hacker group has acquired card numbers and are attempting to get them out of the system before someone else uses them. 

 

There are too many companies that don't have good online security. I might have to get a burner account for online transactions. None have ever stuck, but still it's sure annoying have to replace my card every 4 months. 

 

I have two little card accounts like that. Small balance. 

For online use. 

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41 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

There are too many companies that don't have good online security. I might have to get a burner account for online transactions. None have ever stuck, but still it's sure annoying have to replace my card every 4 months. 

 

I've considered doing the same thing; there was a 4 month period last year or the year before during which all 3 of our credit cards were compromised. <_<

 

I slept like the dead last night, as evidenced by the fact that I seemed to be in the first stages of rigor mortis upon awakening. :lol: (translation: I slept very well, but was super stiff when I woke up)

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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Is R.I.B.B.I.T. spying on me?IMG_3449.thumb.JPG.b12aefaf68e69c8edb3cf77cb6108afc.JPG

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I think the answer is YES. Can't trust those RIBBIT folks.

 

You need better protection.cinnabar-i-can-neck-shake-the-frog.jpg

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Does it say something about me that I get kinda giggly reading people throwing a fit in various internet comment sections?

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Sometimes I do that. I think I get the endorphins from rubbernecking, and from seeing that I at least do one thing right (and that is not behave like that.)

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11 minutes ago, Argentee said:

Is R.I.B.B.I.T. spying on me?IMG_3449.thumb.JPG.b12aefaf68e69c8edb3cf77cb6108afc.JPG

Yikes!  It's like R.I.B.B.I.T. Agents just don't care anymore!  

*** Pushes paging button on intercom ***

*** Clears throat ***

All WOOF, MEOW and CLAW Agents, please take notice.

*** Dispatches Infiltration Photo ***

This is NOT how you carry out your assigned duties. 

If anyone is compromised like this, you will be remanded to your respective glorious leader!

That is all!

*** Electronics squeal as the call ends ***

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15 minutes ago, Argentee said:

Is R.I.B.B.I.T. spying on me?IMG_3449.thumb.JPG.b12aefaf68e69c8edb3cf77cb6108afc.JPG

 

You have the coolest yard wildlife!

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16 minutes ago, Argentee said:

Is R.I.B.B.I.T. spying on me?IMG_3449.thumb.JPG.b12aefaf68e69c8edb3cf77cb6108afc.JPG

 

R.I.B.B.I.T. disavows any knowledge of this operative, which in fact resigned last week.

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2 minutes ago, Pingo said:

 

You have the coolest yard wildlife!

 

That's life in Florida! At least the new house has fewer Pygmy rattlers, water moccasins, and feral hogs than the old one. We still get skinks, snakes, and all sorts of frogs. 

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*** Bangs phone against desk ***

I don't CARE what your superior says, I want to see those phone records!

Did he call Agent [Redacted] or not?

And I need to know yesterday!

*** Looks up ***

*** Sees camera ***

 

<<< Session Terminated >>>

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1 hour ago, Thes Hunter said:

 

1 hour ago, Chaoswolf said:

....and here I am sitting here surfing the forums because 'the ultra high priority, really important, needs to be done or the world will end' job that I'm trying to do is on hold because all of my contacts on the customer side are at a meeting.:grr::grr:

 

Seriously, people?!?

The truly frustrating part of this is that somehow it's ok for me to have to wait on them, but Gods forbid they have to wait on me, so I can't even just walk offsite and say 'see ya Monday.'

 

Anyone know of a job for someone who can get along with people, but doesn't like having to deal with them?

 

Isnt having to 'deal' with people potentionally involved in every human interaction?

 

 

Now you see my dilemma.

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Posted (edited)

As I'm watching my father dig a grave, I realized at how fortunate it is to not have anybody else watching. Not sure the "Walking Dead" shirt I'm wearing is appropriate for wandering around a graveyard.

Edited by Pegazus
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Posted (edited)

8 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

Now you see my dilemma.

 

I find for some of it, treating it like I'm an actor, and this is theater, helps. I remind myself that this is one of the worst days of their life. 

 

Just like you, humans not doing what I want == even longer hours at work. This is sometimes very frustrating. 

 

However, sometimes it's for a better reason than being in a meeting and not letting me in so that I could start. Those are the types of delays that might have me even more steamed.... 

 

Though... it does depend on if I was hourly. If I was hourly and I saw the overtime clock ticking, that might allow me to have more patience. 

 

(I will probably never be hourly again.)

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