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Thursday, December 22, 2005

Now I Know Why So Many People Take This Week Off of Work 

A group of carolers is going around the floor with a recorder (you know... one of those instruments that you used to play in grade school) and singing Christmas carols off tune... yet very enthusiasticly. Am I a Scrooge because I put my headphones on and cranked up my MP3 player?

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Crank away...(though be careful of those ears). They ordered all this heavy, oily, tomato-ey food for my dept's ex-mass party and I'm getting over a stomach bug, so decided to opt out. Not only did that label me a scrooge for some reason, but my request that they not ass crank fricking carols off the radio from two rooms over got me labelled either PC or sale juive. T minus nine days and counting until the end of this madness.

  Posted at December 22, 2005 5:29 PM by Blogger Be  
WTF? Do you work at Initech?

I've NEVER heard of people going around singing carols in an office. Thank God I work for a small office.

  Posted at December 22, 2005 11:45 PM by Blogger Kuflax  
I was told that I could listen to the radio at a reasonable volume from nine to eleven, I told Bill that if Sandra is going to listen to her headphones while she's filing then I should be able to listen to the radio while I'm collating so I don't see why I should have to turn down the radio because I enjoy listening at a reasonable volume from nine to eleven.

  Posted at December 23, 2005 8:11 AM by Blogger Nick  
Beautiful!!! I walked right into that one...

I was using my normal voice for your comment until i got to the "reasonable volume".... then it was all Milton from there.

Well done sir.

  Posted at December 24, 2005 12:42 AM by Blogger Kuflax  
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