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Other What's ruining your life right now?

Discussion in 'General' started by TheMusician, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Got handed 2+ persons worth of work on a permanent basis. I'm quitting ASAP.

    Anyone know of a decent IT job in London?
     
  2. Guest-44638

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    I'd see that as a huge "f*** you", too... what happened to whoever woulda shared the load?
     
  3. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Simply more and more duties piled on me.
     
  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    My guess is that their pay disappeared up a director's bonus.
     
  5. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    DPD around me were doing that even before the lockdown!
     
  6. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Ordered laptop for in-laws directly from Lenovo as their website said typical time to shipping is 3 weeks. Now that order is in, estimate is 3 months. MONTHS.
     
  7. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    There seems to be a bit of a postcode lottery with DPD. Here, West somerset, we have never had a problem with DPD. They are always here within the expected time slot and, since the start of the lockdown, they always make sure we get to the door and pick-up the package before they go.
     
  8. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Same in Bristol, they currently often early but the scanner forces them to wait for the time slot to go live before that can give you the package! I always actively choose websites that use DPD because my experiance has been so good with them here
     
  9. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    I always rated DPD pretty highly - they were the courier of choice for my weekly parts delivery when I worked for Whirlpool - and I never worried when I saw they were delivering anything I'd ordered online.

    Maybe it's a one-off, but it was still a moronic thing to do.
     
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  10. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    See, everywhere I've been they have been "on time" as it were, but it took moving to Germany to get the "leave it on the doorstep and don't even ring" experience. It's at the point now where, if I know there's a DPD delivery, I'll watch the live tracking so I can go down and get it shortly after they've sodded off.
     
  11. MLyons

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

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    Ton of work on a urgent project do do in 5 days
    Server keeps falling over due to space
    office is too hot
     
  12. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    The quality of delivery services in Germany swings wildly. Amazon does a decent job most of the time, DHL is good (currently), DPD is a joke, GLS the same, UPS is brilliant but expensive. Apart from UPS they'll all happily swap places in that sentence randomly over time.
     
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  13. Pete J

    Pete J Unemployed dole scum

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    Might help to take the NBC suit off!
     
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  14. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    Or rubber gimp suit.
     
  15. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    When you wear both its terrible I hear!
     
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  16. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    You forgot the fursuit.
     
  17. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    You need that to stop the gimp and NBC from sticking together!
     
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  18. Guest-44638

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    That's what talc is for... allegedly. :worried:
     
  19. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    There speaks the voice of experience?
     
  20. Guest-44638

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    There speaks the voice of sarcasm/'wanting to fit in'... tinged with a small dose of pedantic. :(
     
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