Froggy the Great

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3 hours ago, Froggy the Great said:

I just learned that someone I talked to a few times and didn't really know, died three years ago. I'm sadder at this than I expected.

 

Sorry Froggy!

 

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ETA----In response to Thes Hunter:

Good point.

 

I am currently hourly, but this doesn't have anything to do with overtime (well, not for another 4 hours, anyway...) I just tend to get very cranky when there's work to be done but I can't do it because others are obstructing my ability to do so. Especially when there are other things I could be doing/need to do, but can't because this job was given top priority.

 

 

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At least what is top priority isn't rotating. I've threatened to get a game spinner so I can spin it each morning. At least randomness would be a semi-legitimate reason for which one becomes my top priority that day. 

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Then they can answer to your boss on why you didn't get as much done, or why your boss has to pay you overtime.

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Give me what I need in order to do my job and then get out of my way.  That's how I operate.

 

Currently experiencing about 14mo of the opposite.

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1 minute ago, Froggy the Great said:

Give me what I need in order to do my job and then get out of my way.  That's how I operate.

 

Currently experiencing about 14mo of the opposite.

 

*** Muppet Voice***

Paging Dr. Frog! Paging Dr. Frog!

 

 

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I've learned to deal with people at work by occasionally glancing at my bills.

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2 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

*** Muppet Voice***

Paging Dr. Frog! Paging Dr. Frog!

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Dislike Froggy. 

 

Even though humans can cause me longer hours, it's because I get pulled offline to go have more conversations. Not because I'm having people hold me back.

 

Even before I graduated, I didn't have many people telling me how to do my job. That can get under my skin quick. Especially if how they are telling me it needs to be done is counter productive to producing what they want, and still hold me accountable for what they want on that deadline (i.e. Being unreasonable.)

 

That is what I'm taking your post to mean Froggy. Did I get that correct, or did so make too much of an assumption?

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Morning all!

 

Today I should finally get very important adulting stuff taken care of. Well as soon as Husband returns from his bit of running around he has to do. On another note youngest niece is really into Pokemon and wants to play with Husband. He suggested getting a starter set so we'd have some cards to play with her with. I'm not sure how I feel about this seeing as before it was lost in a move I had hundreds of them and not sure if I want to add another thing to my list of things I obsessively collect.

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3 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

*** Muppet Voice***

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Have you seen what he can do with a scalpel? 

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Just now, Thes Hunter said:

 

Have you seen what he can do with a scalpel? 

 

*** Shudders***

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1 minute ago, Thes Hunter said:

Dislike Froggy. 

 

Even though humans can cause me longer hours, it's because I get pulled offline to go have more conversations. Not because I'm having people hold me back.

 

Even before I graduated, I didn't have many people telling me how to do my job. That can get under my skin quick. Especially if how they are telling me it needs to be done is counter productive to producing what they want, and still hold me accountable for what they want on that deadline (i.e. Being unreasonable.)

 

That is what I'm taking your post to mean Froggy. Did I get that correct, or did so make too much of an assumption?

 

More that my job depends on a lot of complex enterprise-level systems being up and running, including where we're trying to enhance the architecture.  When one piece breaks, I'm pretty much unable to make progress on my job but I still have to show progress on my time sheet and in my manager's eyes.

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4 minutes ago, hiddenone32 said:

I've learned to deal with people at work by occasionally glancing at my bills.

 

Like your phone bills? 

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5 minutes ago, Pegazus said:

At least what is top priority isn't rotating. I've threatened to get a game spinner so I can spin it each morning. At least randomness would be a semi-legitimate reason for which one becomes my top priority that day. 

It's not currently rotating. That happens too; just not right now.

 

4 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

Then they can answer to your boss on why you didn't get as much done, or why your boss has to pay you overtime.

I wish.

We're expected to accept a lot of crap getting dumped on us by the customer because our company is brown nosing them in hopes of having them spend several 10s of millions of dollars more on our machinery.

There's a very fine line as to how much crap is acceptable or not. I've never figured out exactly where it is....

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