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1 hour ago, Unruly said:

 

If they're a subordinate isn't it part of your job to tell them to suck it up and quit being a baby?

 

Yes, the only problem is I'm really not good at this management thing and I have only conjecture and hearsy to work with.  Ad to that mix the fact that I haven't seen the behaviour in person and the person making the accusations is doing it as a whisper campaign and refuses to admit anything publicly and you have a great recipe for a headache.

 

I have to try and find a solution that keeps everyone working towards keeping the plant running without kicking everyone in the ego, which was my first impulse. 

 

Management is not my first choice.  I got cornered into the job trying to improve the efficiency of the group.  Then the management was restructured and the new management seems to believe that the weight of your words is directly dependent on the number of underlings you have.  I'm the last of the top core engineering group that actually wields any power and still actually does any engineering the rest have either been put out to pasture or retired.  Unfortunately, I'm too young to retire and too stubborn to just accept my lot. And to be perfectly honest, too scared to look for a new job when I have an illness that can terminate me in a couple of years if it escapes control.

 

I do like most of my job and I would love things to go back to the way things were but that's the past and this is now.  I just need to find a new path that works.

 

I really appreciate the sounding board.  I just wish people would quit with the politics and just do their jobs.

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Hoo boy.

 

It sounds like the grand opening of the grocery down the street involves a drum corps.

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33 minutes ago, Pingo said:

Hoo boy.

 

It sounds like the grand opening of the grocery down the street involves a drum corps.

 

 

*fails Will Save*

 

Maybe they're just trying to drum up business? ::P:

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5 minutes ago, Kuroneko said:

 

 

*fails Will Save*

 

Maybe they're just trying to drum up business? ::P:

*also fails Will Save*

you should be band for that. ::D:

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1 minute ago, kristof65 said:

*also fails Will Save*

you should be band for that. ::D:

*doesn't even attempt save*

 

Apparently they have their marching orders:  they are to go out there and snare some business!

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1 minute ago, Kangaroorex said:

*doesn't even attempt save*

 

Apparently they have their marching orders:  they are to go out there and snare some business!

Don't go trumpeting that all over the place. 

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Just now, kristof65 said:

Don't go trumpeting that all over the place. 

Hey!  you got your brass pun in our drum puns!

Keep this up and someone will use some really bass comment to move from music to fishing...

 

you know:  just for the Halibut! ::P:

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2 minutes ago, Kangaroorex said:

Hey!  you got your brass pun in our drum puns!

Keep this up and someone will use some really bass comment to move from music to fishing...

 

you know:  just for the Halibut! ::P:

OK, I'm going to tune out now...

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1 minute ago, kristof65 said:

OK, I'm going to tuna out now...


Fixed that for you. 
 

Just going to sit here in the front perch and watch the pun parade. 

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2 minutes ago, Pegazus said:


Fixed that for you. 

Maybe I was fishing for someone to do that? :devil:

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2 minutes ago, kristof65 said:

Maybe I was fishing for someone to do that? :devil:


Then I fell for the bait hook, line, and sinker.

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11 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

Aw, man. ::(:

 

The Auld Grump - she didn't mention this to me. ::(:

*EDIT* Waking her up to say 'You didn't tell me!' does not seem wise....

More discouraging was that they look GOOD. ::(: Top notch art, professional layout, wide range of fonts, and a good level of system mastery.

 

It ties together as a whole I don't have the resources to equal.

 

They are a professional product.

 

I've seen the stuff you do, and they are head and shoulders above that. Professionals.

 

Christian Eichhorn. If I could honestly think he stole the idea from me I might be happier. But he started coming out with them MONTHS before I had the idea, or even saw the mini for the Bounty Board.

 

Independent genesis, close parallel concept.

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12 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

 

???

What exactly does a haminister have that requires shaving? :rock:

:devil:

 

So far I've answered a couple of emails... And the rest of the morning had been spent watching IT remotely do stuff with my computer. 

 

Thankfully there's coffee!

 

As for wiring, thank all the gods you don't have aluminum! I did. In my kitchen... :blink: do not recommend it...

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6 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

M.E.O.W. is at it again!

 

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Fluffy, our sabretooth security guard needed the afternoon off.

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