My Coworker entertains me

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  1. fendertx

    fendertx Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    My office mate just serenaded me by singing the lead guitar line to "Pictures of Matchstick Men" as it played on the radio. He even went full wah-wah at one point. He is not a guitar player, I don't even think he is aware he is doing these things sometimes.


    You guys got any coworkers that help pass the time?
     
  2. BigDaddyLH

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    I had a coworker who would come back from a liquid lunch, tip his chair back and snore for an hour. Quite the chain saw impersonation.
     
  3. Norton72

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    I'm usually the one doing the entertaining.
     
  4. telleutelleme

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    Nope pretty boring group of millennials with headphones on all day. I have to go outside or pass the time here.
     
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    I work at a car dealership, at the technicians counter there are two computers, one mine and the other my co-workers. He is a type B personality and I am a type A, so we play off each other well.

    Usually I am singing to him, replacing the "I" or "my" in a song lyrics with his name.
     
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    I wish I could relate some of the workplace tales, but every one I recall would violate the forum rules.
     
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  8. studio1087

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    We have a buyer who will watch people who violate casual Friday rules. He'll make lists and turn the lists in to human resources. For instance we are not suppose to wear fashion jeans that have tears or rips. If a young lady in customer service wears jeans that have a tiny rip on the knee or if the butt looks worn he'll report them.

    The same (very overweight) guy is a local Scoutmaster and he changes into a Boy Scout uniform every other Wednesday at noon. He can't change after work because he has get directly over to the meetings that start at 5:30. 49 year old man in a short panted Boy Scout uniform parading around downstairs. This is the guy who reports casual Friday violations.

    You can't make stuff like this up.
     
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    Reporting on your coworkers -- is there a merit badge for that?
     
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    My coworkers also entertain me. I kinda wind em up and watch em go lol.
     
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    My boss entertains me - although I don't think this is intentional.
     
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    If acting like an inbred moron is entertaining, then yes my co-worker entertains me.:rolleyes:
     
  13. JayJ

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    He must be named Dwight Schrute.

    Also the recent internet phrase "ok, calm down satan." seems apt.
     
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    I got a guy that has worked there 23 years longer than me and asks me what to do all the time. And another guy that's been there 12 years and once every two weeks asks somebody if we do anything for snakes when spring and summer hit. We don't, the answer is always the same, but he just keeps asking..............
     
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    The Dullard is still out there somewhere.
     
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    I have a co-worker who is famous for passing on important tidbits of information--with one or more critical errors. The basic reason is that she has a knack for making wacky inferences. She often finishes other people's sentences, and they have to say, "well, no, that's not where I was going with that..." She's pretty gregarious, and gets involved in a lot of conversations in the staff room and here and there, so she has a lot of material to work with.

    I was talking with a fellow teacher about a recent graduate who had BARELY graduated, and this woman chimed in to inform us that the student in question had been depressed because she'd been kidnapped when she was younger, and that's why she struggled in school. Now, every time she comes into the office with a new human interest story from another department or about some student, I always send an e-mail to my friend sitting next to me: "...and then she was kidnapped." and she has to keep a straight face. :twisted:
     
  17. studio

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    You win.
     
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    The one guy that works next to me scares me. He is a clueless happy idiot that I'm afraid isn't just going to hurt himself one day.
     
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  20. Frank'n'censed

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    The place I worked at for 25 years had it's share of characters...especially back in the '90's. The afternoon shift was loaded with a veritable Gong Show. This one guy used to make his own X-rated movies...had quite the following at one point! He seemed offended when I didn't want to see his work. One of his co-stars used to have coffee with the boys, prior to work...she was married to some other guy. He inevitably got fired for uttering threats, doing a month in jail, including a restraining order. Eventually resurfacing with another Local, he reinvented himself in the TV/movie industry...love the irony!
     
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