Watch me soar. Or not.

This is like some sicko adaptation of ‘Build me up Buttercup’
Incidentally, my nova-like talent is featured this week on A Column Inch. So to all my detractors who have insinuated that I am a lazy git, I say poo to you with knobs on!

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22 thoughts on “Watch me soar. Or not.

  1. It’s amazing how long conversations that start with “can I have a word” can take. I preempt them by directing people to the “Before-you-ask-the-answer-is-no” poster on the wall next to my desk. If that fails I direct them to the one below it “I-can-only-please-one-person-a-day. Today-is-NOT-your-day-:tomorrow-doesn’t-look-good-either. Try-next-week”. If that doesn’t work, threatening to bludgeon them to death with a stapler usually does. Works wonders 😉

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  2. Argh – whilst I do feel your pain I now have lyrics and melody of Build me up Buttercup stuck in my head and I may have to kill myself now… Tra la…I need you more than anyone darling you know that I have from the staaaarrt to build me up….oh no I feel nauseous

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  3. This is why they should have strip clubs in airport lounges. If you’re going to kill time waiting for your flight you might as well kill you expense budget.

    I wonder if swinging around the pole qualifies you for frequent flyer miles?

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  4. when asked “got a minute?” by a squirrel poking his head around my office door, i now respond “yes. excactly one. talk fast.” Surprisingly, this works…

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  5. dolce: Up the wrong tree, perhaps?

    parenthesis: I suspect your methods may be a bit too subtle to work in the engineering environment.

    charmskool: That’s probably from drinking too much coffee. I accept no responsibility whatsoever.

    stef: Fine, but I lead this time, okay?

    revo: Sadly, I squandered my entire expense budget on a cup of tea.

    beaverboosh: One of the reasons time management is so important.

    daisyfae: It’s got to be worth a try. Cleaning my fingernails with a machete while pointedly looking at my watch is starting wear a little thin.

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  6. Nah. I just think you haven’t twigged. Maybe you should consider branching out? Maybe you’re too rooted where you are? You need to grow a little, bud.

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  7. mrs B: I’ll set up a meeting. Can I use your place for long-term storage while you’re busy with him?

    dolce: I wood, but I think I prefer to vegetate.
    P.S. I bend like a reed in the breeze of your abuse.

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  8. Kykie Kykie Kykie. There is no such thing as a quick chat to the client. santa clause, i hear you ask hopefully? nope. Easter bunny – a lie. Now, just because i want to protect you from the bad people in the world, herewith a few pointers on what NOT to believe:
    1: “I am only going out for one drink”
    2: “I am never drinking again”
    3: “I am a social smoker”
    4: “I just want to hold you (in my underwear)”
    5: “It’s my first time”
    6: “but I loooooove you”
    7: “Size doesn’t matter”
    8: “Nobody will ever know”
    9: “I won’t come in your mouth”
    10: “I am just going to have a quick chat with the client”

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