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Bored At Work!

by Miss Tish / November 4, 2004 10:35 PM PST

Anyone else around & bored????

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(NT) (NT) Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 4, 2004 11:02 PM PST
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Re: (NT) Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 12:20 AM PST


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Re: Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 5, 2004 2:32 AM PST

Yup work can be boring at times. Temporary boredom is quite common. Have you thought of a short vacation perhaps a day or two even a little longer? That may help...

or may be if there are other challenging positions and of course much better pay -- have you looked into career change? Wink

Hey! but now that you are here....there are lots of interesting thread to choose from. Wink

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Re: Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 2:41 AM PST

Ah vacation....I wish. I only have two left this year and they're reserved for Christmas!

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Re: Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 5, 2004 3:19 AM PST

Wahhhhhhh speaking of Christmas, just around the corner. Plannings for families, friends, and co-workers --- gifts. uh uh on spendings eh!

hmmmmmm I don't know aboout you Tish, but I'm ready for chestnuts roasting on an open fire, marshmallows and some GREAT MOVIES....

Anyhow, back to work for me (not bored but sleepy hhahaha)

Nice chatting with you.... c'yah soon

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Re: Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 10:37 AM PST

I am so ready and so excited for Christmas!! I'm like a child during the holidays. All my decorations (including my tree) go up on December 1...unless it's like last year and December 1 fell on a Monday so everything went up November 30....can't wait!

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Re: Welcome to SE, Miss Tish
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 5, 2004 1:28 PM PST

Well, there yah go, happy thoughts of Christmas. Happy Hmmmm All of sudden craving for some Hickory Farms Fruitcake --- acks! Nope! not pregnant LOL.

I noted that you are a legal assistant, what an interesting job. Research? Taking notes in litigations? or Shuffling and filing documents <--(this one is definitely boring IMO)?

Say, if you're still bored, you're welcome to MY INBOX anytime. Happy

12:12 am Canada, so I should be saying good morning or still good evening wherever you are...

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Welcome, Tish
by MarciaB / November 4, 2004 11:07 PM PST
In reply to: Bored At Work!

Nope, not bored "yet," it's still only a bit after 0700 here in Oregon. Just getting the day started.

Friday's are my 3rd "Monday" in my work week. There are usually surprises awaiting me, so I don't have time to be bored Happy

Hope your day picks up and brings you smiles Happy

Take care,


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Re: Welcome, Tish
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 12:21 AM PST
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Hey - thanks, it finally did pick up. I HATE being bored!

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Re: Bored At Work!
by JP Bill / November 4, 2004 11:11 PM PST
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Great idea, Dr. Bill!
by MarciaB / November 4, 2004 11:44 PM PST
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Re: Great idea, Dr. Bill!
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 12:22 AM PST
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hahahahah....too funny

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that -is- fun
by netsky / November 5, 2004 12:38 AM PST
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for the fish and the anglers of SE, from your cited sited:

Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth.

what a colorful time that was for cursing! As seeminly larded as S's invectives are, it amuses me to realize that he wrote for the -comprhension- of the general public.

Those English really understood a lot of English... and today, do we have any such rich a palette of expressive or emotive words and imagery in daily use; in daily comprehension?

maybe? or not?

I don't know! But those ancient, never-bathed, rotted teeth, vereral'd masses of old contained a good percentage of people whose best non-venusian delights came from a good roll in the Bard's and the corner greengrocers & etc's own aromatic words.

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Re: that -is- fun
by MarciaB / November 5, 2004 1:20 AM PST
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I'm REALLY, REALLY certain that your words were meant to say

"Hey, Marcia! That was a fun site! Thanks!"




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(NT) (NT) Re: that -is- fun, and you are quite right again
by netsky / November 5, 2004 1:26 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Now I see why....
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 5, 2004 12:45 AM PST
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Care to explain?
by MarciaB / November 5, 2004 1:18 AM PST
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Spit it out, CL.

Or would you not wish to sully a kind welcome to a new member here?

We will see Wink


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Re: Care to chill?
by netsky / November 5, 2004 1:20 AM PST
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let us be nicer to each other today.

There is nothing in that nt of cl for even my paranoid mind to worry about. not this time.


solve my zimple 'one other' puzzle yet?

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Re: Care to explain?
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / November 5, 2004 2:09 AM PST
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You wrote to effect how to insult people in this thread.

And I responded I see why...

And you are asking me to explain something you've written?

Maybe you should explain why you would teach a new Member how to insult people? In my opinion, that was not a positive idea ---even if it was a joke --- it certainly was not a healthy one.

And oh! I was the first one to welcome Miss. Tish. Wink
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both have points and axes to grind
by netsky / November 5, 2004 2:17 AM PST
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May i, for once, stand BETWEEN you two ladies?


pitcher and catcher

who would love you both, more than Arafat any day.

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this referee should probably chill
by netsky / November 5, 2004 2:54 AM PST

instead of acting as a neutral stop

- see CL happened first to welcom MT

- i read and delighed in Marcia's Ensult Encyclopedia of the Bard. I inferred nuttin' to it but good fun and brain exercise.

- Marcia and CL are super-sensitizing mutual 'allergens' to each other.

-hence a friend as soon as he realizes what's going on in their minds, he jumps in and if he jumped in time and for right reason....

... no further splashes.

Allergens and allergies.

I have been a bit of both kinds myself; and always too heavy on allegories (grin)

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Re: Great idea, Dr. Bill!
by Cindi Haynes / November 5, 2004 1:33 AM PST
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Hi Marcia,

I think we have two "Bills" on the forum, or maybe I'm confused! (Which would not be at all surprising.)

Speakeasy Moderator
click here to email the mods

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(NT) (NT) Oopsie! Well ... still a great idea anyway
by MarciaB / November 5, 2004 1:45 AM PST
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Actually, that wasn't me ...
by Bill Osler / November 5, 2004 1:34 AM PST
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There are some similar names here on the forum that belong to different people.

I don't know "Bill" but he is an occasional poster here on the forum.

I'll have to check out the links you and Bill included.

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since you are here
by netsky / November 5, 2004 1:55 AM PST

this is an imposition, again, of me.

But, being a physician, and being that this thread is about anti-boredom, and learning- perhaps you can call to mind some special miracle in your medical recollection. Or some wonder of biology? Or a strange case that presented a form of "GOK" in the face of modern medical knowlege?

Anything like this possible to relate?

Anything to balance humanity more than the general preponderance of political stuff daily stuffed by all of us, me included.

refresh page, and thanks for considering.

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imposition neutralized
by netsky / November 5, 2004 2:41 AM PST
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sorry, that was insensitive of me...

in the meanwhile, or for forever instead, allow me to plant another anecdote from the mind of the late Elizabeth Grothe (1996-1999)

--The Miller's Daughter--

Elizabeth was a middle sibling of several other brothers and sisters.

Her father operated a small grain milling operation. Stone grinding wheat.

The family eats meat. Preserved meats; sausages, hams for staple. Meat is plentiful. Meat puts bloom into Aryan cheeks.

Elizabeth is singular. She prefers vegetable matter over meat. From toddler age she is fascinated by the small plot of the family garden. By age four she is an active gardener.

Pappa said to her one day in about the year 1901, using Elizabeth's own accented dialect to relate to the readers here:

"Ach, mine little Elizabeth! Why you don't eat meats like your brudders and sisters? YOU vil neffer grow up big and strong like dem this vay with green things"

Elizabeth speaks this to me at age 100: "You know, i haf outliffed dem all."

And your father and mother, Elizabeth- how was their health?

"Mother liffed long enough. Pappa, he died when i vas still very young. Coughed to death. Silicosis from the dust. That terrible dust from the grinding stones. He was dead by the year 1910".

This story was related to me live in the year 1996.

May we all will to live to one hundred and three.

Me and thee and thou all.

I hope peanut butter and skim milk help me along- for this is my staple diet favorite since childhood. I don't go much for the greens, alas!

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Re: Bored At Work!
by Miss Tish / November 5, 2004 12:22 AM PST
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Thanks Bill :o)

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one new
by netsky / November 5, 2004 1:16 AM PST
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having clicked and stumped (?) myself on


One new: a real-life deduction made yesterday whilst waiting, bored, in the animal clinic reception room for my pets' checkup to finish.

==Harried mom enters with boy in tow. He slouches bored on a bench. He hates being bored!

Mom goes to the counter, is paying the tab for CHUTNEY. She signs the receipt.

"Is Chutney ready to go home?"

To the boy (but really to amuse bemused Mom paying hundreds of $$ out) i inject a tiny Sherlock act into the scene:

"Young man, I am a student of that great detective, Sherlock Holmes. It is postively true that you have come to fetch a pet named Chutney. Chuteny is large, rambunctious, female dog. Are you curious about how i know this as a positive fact?"

The boy only stared back at this strange stranger, as expected.

Mom, however spun around in shock "How did you know that?"

Momentary surprise, until she looked at her boy and at the floor.

"OH, i see!!!" she laughed.

There they were: three perfect clews (sic) for this sherlock. Evidence pointing the pet's size, sex and demeanor. Three clues they were.

What were they? (here then is a 'reverse' deduction for you, the readers. Your job is harder than mine, to work backwards from the -deduction itself-, to determine what are the three clues. Therefore there is no 'wrong' answer so far as i am concerned.

I shall give the true clues later if any of you will essay to solve this puzzle from this 'backwards' position... much like poor flippy of brain tease #47 link at top.

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zolution! (nose fair peking undt ill after zoo dry)
by netsky / November 5, 2004 1:34 AM PST
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-Choke chain collar in idle hands of bored boy

-Big, wide-web nylon leash carelessly dropped on floor

-Color of leash: Hot pink

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Fun !!!
by Ziks511 / November 6, 2004 4:17 PM PST

But I hadn't a clew.

Rob Boyter

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