Whine like a baby, now with 500% more drama!

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I am not joking when I say this:

My old boss used to google translate French reports, make edits in English and Re-translate during his review.

Not suggestions on content, but like edits.
 
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I am in a mood today, fuck. Everything I read and do and see just pisses me off. I am also so tired that everything I type is riddled with awful typos that take me forever to go over and fix.

You know the kind of mood. I literally told someone after seeing Mitch McConnell on TV for like the 5th time today that I would gladly take the fall and slit his throat live on TV if I never had to see his face again. I said that. Out loud. To someone I barely knew.

I think they think I'm a psycho.
 
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I got my J months confused and came home all hyped to start watching "The Boys" on Prime. :oops:

*more like mis-read the advert*
It's easy to get January and July confused. As an easy way to remember, January has an "r" in it like "freezing", and "July" doesn't, like "hot". Now, don't go thinking of "cold" and 'warm" or you're all turned around again.

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It's easy to get January and July confused. As an easy way to remember, January has an "r" in it like "freezing", and "July" doesn't, like "hot". Now, don't go thinking of "cold" and 'warm" or you're all turned around again.

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But what if you live in Australia?
 
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I had the most awkward meeting today. So bad. Our temporary boss is sweet, but stunned. I was leading a project and he was told to take it over. I was thrilled as I have too much to do. Nope, I’m still to do it and he will present it as his own because « that’s the way it works ».

My team and I did really good work. He should have used it. He made a PowerPoint clearly partially copied from someone else because it had the wrong title on the cover page and on every header. I shit you not. The rest of the content was nonsense and basic repetition of stuff we all know already full of typos.

He didn’t share the stuff with the antendees so we had to scramble to print it and he started without those of us helping.

He had no idea what he was talking about. Kept parts in we told him to get rid of and bumbled and stumbled and it was hard to observe. The big reveal so to speak was the part we told him to remove and it bombed.

His boss asked hard questions, which he should have, that dude couldn’t answer. We were instructed not to discuss anything but the PowerPoint so he flailed while we were all awkwardly wondering if we should step in anyways.

He doesn’t know basic technical concepts and didn’t even seem to remember later parts of his own presentation. I eventually spoke up because he said something weird that might have accidentally mislead his boss and we can’t have that. I behaved otherwise. It was hard.
 
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Yay! I've got a 3-day weekend for the first time in forever next week. Pizza and vidya games galore!

Boo! It's because everyone got their hours cut. That's gonna blow up in the owner's face, I just know it.

I'm pissed, but I'm also looking forward to 3-day weekending the FUCK out of that first one. :cool:
 

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I'm awake at 7:30. Actually, I've been awake since 5:30. Why? Because my body and my brain don't play well together. My brain says, "Mother fucker we have today off!" My body is like, "But we ALWAYS get up at this time of day!"

Fuck.
 
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My flight is delayed 4 hours because the previous flight was taxiing for too long so according to the regulations the pilots cant fly for the length of time of this flight.

WTF I'm a republican now.
 

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In Omaha today the heat index was 115 degrees F. So of course my gig was outside. I barely made it through and now I’m feeling sick again. Not sure I can take the heat like I used to.
 

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Pfft. 115 degrees. We call that "Tuesday" here.

(Literally. We're supposed to get up to that on Tuesday.)
Cool. Now go outside in it and carry a hundred pounds of gear, set up the gear, then spend 2 hours in it with no shade while you walk/run around. Then pack the gear back up and walk it up the outside stairs to your truck.
 
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Cool. Now go outside in it and carry a hundred pounds of gear, set up the gear, then spend 2 hours in it with no shade while you walk/run around. Then pack the gear back up and walk it up the outside stairs to your truck.
Why would I do that? I'm not a masochist :p
 
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Cool. Now go outside in it and carry a hundred pounds of gear, set up the gear, then spend 2 hours in it with no shade while you walk/run around. Then pack the gear back up and walk it up the outside stairs to your truck.
I'd have on my wide-brimmed shade hat, use as many hand trucks/dollys as I could, and have one of those pop-up awnings as part of my setup if I knew I was doing anything that could be considered outside. Oh, and always make sure I have water available. Big ol' honking jugs of water if necessary.
 

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  1. We were supposed to be inside. But they had the food delivered late so they moved us outside.
  2. We couldn't use a dolly. We had to take the stuff from the truck, over about 10 feet of grass, down rough-cut slab stairs, and onto the patio.
  3. No awnings - they were all being used for the family members.
  4. I drank 4 bottles of water.
I don't want to make it sound like the family were assholes because they were really nice. It was just a bad and challenging setup with terrible conditions. They even gave me a $150 tip to top it all off. They also asked if we traveled. They are thinking about doing karaoke next year but it'll be in Detroit - about $1000 travel fee plus hotel - or Minneapolis - about $600 travel fee plus hotel. Considering the place we played was supposed to be in the POOL HOUSE, I think they can afford it.
 
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My treatment from the pain clinic will be a month late this year. It was almost going to be six months late until I went scary on them and freaked. Yes, one can have a specialist appointment AND the procedure booked st the same time and be waiting for both so long as the clinic is first you dull fucks (speaking to the ding a lings at the clinic here and none of you). Let’s use common sense and have me serve my time in both waiting lists together due to my old doctor retiring instead of having me wait six months for one and THEN the other.

So foolish. Even six months apart, I’m a mess by the final month. Now with an extra month?? @HCGLNS had to help me walk the other day until the pain meds worked.

My work trip next week will be awesome.

Especially since IT dude borked one of the essential pieces of software. After I taught him how to run the setup.exe as an admin. I shit you not. He was all confused and said that if he used his password, wouldn’t it show up on his computer? I hovered over the file (he had remote access) and said right click, see that? Click it and type your password. It was brutal. It didn’t work because he didn’t uninstall the program properly beforehand but that’s a whole different whine.
 
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Especially since IT dude borked one of the essential pieces of software. After I taught him how to run the setup.exe as an admin. I shit you not. He was all confused and said that if he used his password, wouldn’t it show up on his computer? I hovered over the file (he had remote access) and said right click, see that? Click it and type your password. It was brutal. It didn’t work because he didn’t uninstall the program properly beforehand but that’s a whole different whine.
Is your company sure they didn't hire an expert on Pennywise instead of a tech person?
 
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The help desk staff is terrifying. A few are awesome and I used to call them directly. They’re not allowed to respond that way anymore sadly.

I have to go in tomorrow on my day off to resolve it.
 
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At my favorite restaurant there is a new, old woman that runs the till. I think she is trying to be all homey and sweet. When I come up to the register to pay she always asks me, "Did you get enough to eat?"

Next time I'm going to answer in my "VOICE OF GOD," "What the hell am I? Too fat to ever be satisfied by your meager portions?"

In customer service she should be asking if I enjoyed the meal or if the food was tasty. Even say that she is pleased to see me. But this back handed insult is about to drive me away.
 
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At my favorite restaurant there is a new, old woman that runs the till. I think she is trying to be all homey and sweet. When I come up to the register to pay she always asks me, "Did you get enough to eat?"

Next time I'm going to answer in my "VOICE OF GOD," "What the hell am I? Too fat to ever be satisfied by your meager portions?"

In customer service she should be asking if I enjoyed the meal or if the food was tasty. Even say that she is pleased to see me. But this back handed insult is about to drive me away.
Huh, that was probably last on my list of interpretations for that statement. Guess I'm use to it. Chinese would always say 你吃饱了吗 (Are you full?) after just about every meal, not because the implication was because I was too fat, but rather, "Have we been generous enough in our offerings as hosts?" and that's pretty much how'd I'd interpret that old lady's remark too. I mean, it depends on her tone and body language too, I suppose.
 
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Huh, that was probably last on my list of interpretations for that statement. Guess I'm use to it. Chinese would always say 你吃饱了吗 (Are you full?) after just about every meal, not because the implication was because I was too fat, but rather, "Have we been generous enough in our offerings as hosts?" and that's pretty much how'd I'd interpret that old lady's remark too. I mean, it depends on her tone and body language too, I suppose.
Hell, "are you full" can even be a greeting in Chinese. Sort of like asking someone "have you had lunch?" in the early afternoon.
 
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