Sorry, something came up

What do I care?  The time is still billable

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27 thoughts on “Sorry, something came up

  1. well apparently scratching one’s balls could be quite time consuming, yes?

    have mercy, your client could have crabs?… see! a silver lining right there, be glad he didn’t show up!

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  2. So, in fact, it is more profitable to have the client call an urgent meeting and not appear than to actually attend. I think I need to start charging for meetings. I would make a fortune and could play computer games instead of working.

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  3. stef: It wasn’t that kind of a meeting.
    idlelayabout: True, except I’m expected to pay tax.
    charmskool: I also dream of a perfect world.
    revo: I think the wire brush incident may have put him off.
    nursemyra: Certainly not his IQ.

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  4. My equivalent: “I have an emergency with my kid who must be seen right away!” Scramble, scramble. Rearrange schedule…..No show.

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  5. uncle keith: I keep a bottle of bleach in my office.
    robin: Ask them to email you a photo.
    miss M: Possibly. Of course, since he’s bald, it would have had to find it “down there”.
    upset waitress: OoooOOOooooh. Oh wait, they forgot to photoshop the water as well. How disappointing.
    gnukid: Interesting. My breakfast is thinking outside of my stomach.
    peas: True, but you don’t want to make a career out of it.

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  6. Interesting – whenever someone “calls a meeting”, nobody actually does it? Is there a hotline number? Do you go down on your knees and go: “come on, come on meeting, come to daddy”?

    So whenever someone says “shall we meet, say 6” – I always go “6”.

    No idea why this is frowned upon, and not generally accepted as the norm.

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  7. I have nothing pertinent to contribute here but just you are leading Bullard in a number of categories on Amatomu, so I just wanted to say: “Victory!”

    (Well it is, in my book. Not that there was a competition, or anything, because, seriously, who would want to compete with that? But still.)

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  8. Dude, been there. But often scratching can turn into a short trim, or a waxing, or the occasional piercing for the ambitious ones. Clients eh, though most of male clients have no balls!

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  9. In the business world it’s all about balls.
    Too bad they’re all so damn filthy and dirty.
    That antiseptic gel in a bottle may help, or not.
    I never play with balls. Married. :mrgreen:
    ~m

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