Archive for 2015

4PM Software Upgrade Project…Kill Me Now

Manager: Since most of these are not used, let’s go through and upgrade those first, then we’ll see what’s left.
Programmer: If they’re not used, we don’t need to upgrade them, right?
Manager: Right, but we need to figure out which ones are used.
Programmer: Can’t we figure that out by eliminating the ones that aren’t used without upgrading them?
Manager: No, we need to upgrade the obsolete programs first.

580 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio

Unless There's a Fire, It's Best Not to Comment on Smells at Work

Cube rat #1: Oh! (inhales deeply) I love that smell! Do you smell it?
Cube rat #2: No. What smell?
Cube rat #1: Skunk! I love the smell of skunk!
Cube rat #2: It is the middle of winter…there aren't any skunks this time of year.
Cube rat #1: You know, you're right. Hmmmm, I wonder…
Cube rat #2: I just farted.
Cube rat #1: Are you kidding me? You mean I have been standing here enjoying your fart?
Cube rat #2: Um… (pause) Yeah, guess so!

Fairbanks, Alaska

Um, Because You Just Got Here and It's 4 PM?

Cubicle dweller #1: John* needs to talk to you.
Cubicle dweller #2: Just give him my IM.
Cubicle dweller #1: He just wants you to reply to his e-mail, did you read his e-mail?
Cubicle dweller #2: No, I just got here.
Cubicle dweller #1: Why didn't you read it?
Cubicle dweller #2: I just got here! I just got here! I just got here, man.
Cubicle dweller #1, mumbling: I just got here, why do you got to look at me like I'm a fucking idiot.

Chicago, Illinois

Overheard by: the girl who cannot hear

Not Quite! (NSFW)

Camp, male officeworker to middle aged female coworker: That's called a brazillian, when they leave a little landing strip.

Richmond, BC

Overheard by: Margo