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Discussion in 'General' started by MLyons, 22 May 2018.

  1. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Must pay well based on your most recent purchase :hehe:
    Very nice corgi that. So how come you're leaving your current place?
    So Ops for Ops?
    Reminds me to check your twitter for any more funny interactions.
    Typical Company trick. Have you brought it up to them?
     
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    Supposed to have moved to Dubai in March.
     
  3. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    he wore the Essex look to work? lol. Do you have another place lines up yet?
     
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    Loafers with no socks is a dead giveaway.

    Yer i've got next gig lined up for late June. Going to have a bit of a holiday back in the country, and finally get around to building a new PC.
     
  5. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Yup. You'd think I'd do ops for money, but nop, just for ops.
     
  6. crazyg1zm0

    crazyg1zm0 Well-Known Member

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    Mostly 2nd Line Windows support, But due to certain qualifications I also do some 3rd line Mac support and environment dev work
     
  7. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Can't believe someone would wear that at work. Was it a layed back place?
    So all my windows complaints can go to you? :hehe:
     
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    I've worn a suit & tie with polished shoes every day for the last 3 years, get told off if I have 2 day stubble, have to sign off every email, including internal ones with "Kind Regards"...
     
  9. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Jesus. That's one of the requirements for a workplace not to have. Hate wearing suits or uniforms. I did it enough at school.
    I've started to do this as my emails come across as blunt otherwise when I'm not even trying to be an ass. just asking for or giving the information needed
     
  10. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    If I know you: "Cheers,"; if I don't know you, "Many thanks,". Those are basically my only two sign-offs.
     
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    I wore tails at school, so a suit is practically casual.

    Just make sure you don't occasionally type "Kind Retards"... as many have done accidentally before.

    If its someone I know I'd always just go with "Best,"
     
  12. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Half as much as I think I'm worth, but twice as much as I'm actually worth.

    And I don't have to wear a suit and tie - ain't silicon valley companies great.
     
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    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Infrastructure Specialist in Law based higher education, spend most of my days SMH at decisions that get made by people who are paid far too much and know feck all about the stuff. But it pays the bills and it's hardly the worst job I've had!
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    And here's me just using 'many thanks' all round. Saves deciding whether the working relationship has advanced to friendly status or still work-proximity-associate status.
     
  15. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Sounds better than 'Nothing, because getting anyone to pay me to do things is a seeming impossibility'.
     
  16. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    I'm 100% "cheers" these days - strangers are just friends you haven't made yet, or something.
     
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    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    I work for the Ohio Lotto. So no casinos, lotto tickets or anything of the kind for me. :D
     
  18. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    From 8am to 4pm on weekdays about 80% of the time I'm an office admin/co-ordinator for a charity, the other 20% I'm one of their trainers for IT subjects.
    Outside of that I do the odd programming contract or do repairs for specialist machines (mostly X-Ray machines), either in evenings or on a Saturday if the weather isn't pleasant... sometimes during the day if I've can take time off from the day job and it's an emergency.

    I'm in a fairly relaxed office and as long as we get the work done, they don't mind if we occasionally switch some of our attention to browsing the Internet.
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I don't want any of our customers getting the very mistaken idea that I might want to be anything other than workplace proximity associates. That's how you wind up being talked to and asked things that might not be 100% work related.
     
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    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    Supply Chain Manager for a pharma / med devices company. Pays the bill but limits browsing during work time as I'm actually working.
     

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