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Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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Suppose you are sitting in your office with the door to the adjacent room shut, because your colleagues are having a meeting. This so-called "meeting" begins to get rather heated. You are distracted and mildly annoyed. You contemplate action.

Poll #1137236 What to do?

Noisy "discussion" between colleagues. Best method of conflict resolution?

Slide note under door reading: "Being loudest does not make you right."
2(5.1%)
Walk in with tape measure, announce, "All right lads, we're resolving this for good."
17(43.6%)
After ensuring safety of favorite stapler, set building on fire.
20(51.3%)
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[User Picture]From: giles
2008-02-12 13:42 (UTC)
Seems like the answer is entirely dependent on how filthy you want the nanila fanfics to get this week.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:49 (UTC)
I should have said "Vernier calipers" instead of "tape measure", shouldn't I. Damn!
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[User Picture]From: flexagain
2008-02-12 13:51 (UTC)
You think this is bad, you wait until we actually start doing the work!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:51 (UTC)
I'll probably be upstairs permanently. If I can still hear you then, replace "tape measure" with "lump hammer".
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[User Picture]From: greyface
2008-02-12 14:04 (UTC)
As satisfying as it might hypothetically be to incinerate noisy co-workers, it doesn't make your work environment particularly peaceful either.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:52 (UTC)
Spoilsport.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:54 (UTC)
That's a really good idea. I bet I could silence them instantly with a well-timed "What ho, chaps!"
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[User Picture]From: impix
2008-02-12 14:35 (UTC)
option 3.... haha
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:56 (UTC)
Additionally, I think a stick and a bag of marshmallows would be ideal accessories to Option 3.
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[User Picture]From: seismic
2008-02-12 17:54 (UTC)
Now that's a tough call.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:57 (UTC)
I figured if I'd put "All of the above", everyone would have picked that, which is almost as bad as ticky boxes. ;-)
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[User Picture]From: angelcityblues
2008-02-12 19:42 (UTC)

My desk. Those are my keys and my sunglasses for proof.

2008



Edited at 2008-02-12 07:42 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-02-12 21:58 (UTC)
This comment is officially Made Of Awesome.
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