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Best excuse for missing work at the last minute

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by telequacktastic, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. 1293

    1293 Poster Extraordinaire

    May 18, 2006
    The voices in my head told me to stay home and clean my guns today.
     

  2. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Silver Supporter

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
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  3. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Age:
    47
    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    I haven't called in sick in over a decade. I don't think I would know how if I had to.
     

  4. Sherlock Tones

    Sherlock Tones TDPRI Member

    68
    Apr 22, 2013
    New Zealand
    I work at a school. A bloke who used to work there rang in sick one weekday evening. The next day the school ski-team and accompanying teachers, who were up there all week for the school champs, ran into him on the mountain! HA!
     

  5. Lost_N_Austin

    Lost_N_Austin Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Age:
    75
    Feb 18, 2004
    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
    Years ago in Tulsa

    I worked for a major oil company and a guy called in sick one day. The next morning his picture was in the Tulsa World newspaper as the winner of a local Pro-Am golf tournament.

    The following day he probably filed for unemployment.

    Lost_N_Austin
     

  6. Tele56

    Tele56 Tele-Holic

    713
    Nov 18, 2005
    Phoenix AZ
    Several years ago a co-worker called in sick for his shift. Not a problem, right? Well the co-worker got a free pair of great baseball tickets and decided to enjoy the ball game. As luck would have it his seats were in the outfield bleachers and an extra-inning, game winning, walk-off home run was hit right in the area where his free seats were. Next day his picture was plastered over the front page of the sports section. IIRC, he got suspended for five days....pretty expensive free baseball tickets.
     

  7. misterbluesman

    misterbluesman Tele-Holic

    764
    Apr 19, 2012
    South Carolina
    I don't miss work. I was late once bc I helped someone on the side of the road. Manager was cool.

    Now if its classes we're talking about...I'm a little ashamed of the things I've said to professors...
     

  8. jkrischan

    jkrischan Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 26, 2011
    Buffalo NY
    I don't miss work either ;)
     

  9. cactusrob

    cactusrob Friend of Leo's

    Aug 26, 2009
    Georgia
    I cannot reveal my sources or methods. :lol:
     

  10. cactusrob

    cactusrob Friend of Leo's

    Aug 26, 2009
    Georgia
    There was a lady who used to work where I work who would call in on Mondays, only to stay home and post pictures of her and her girlfriends' Sunday night clubbing adventures on Myspace, complete with the date stamp included on the photos....several people in the office were her friends on myspace and could see it all. Not the brightest bulb in the package to say the least.
     

  11. bblumentritt

    bblumentritt Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 3, 2012
    Austin, Texas
    1. I'm not exactly missing it, Bob...
    2. I answer to no man.
    3. I have about 29 days a year in PTO, personal time off, so it's not an issue. Actually it's seven Holidays plus 20 or whatever days of PTO.
     

  12. Teletubbi

    Teletubbi Tele-Holic

    746
    Oct 10, 2012
    West
    Really? Skip at last minute? Are jobs really that easy to find now?
    Millions still jobless and you think its a good idea to skip on short notice? OK
     

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