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reflex
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

Member
Location: Luxemburg (home) Britain (uni)

Total posts: 26
Posted:hey all,
at the moment i'm doing some really mindless office work to get some cash for summer, even though it's my last day ubbangel i'm bored to death

just thought i'd start this post for some entertainment, reading what u guys do when bored to death at work ubbloco

Tom


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Faberg
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

veteran
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Total posts: 1459
Posted:same as you, post on HOP biggrin ubbloco

My mind not only wanders, it sometimes leaves completely smile

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rarr
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

rarr

rrragghh!
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 121
Posted:I tend to read loads of rubbish on the net and at the moment I'm addicted to playing stick cricket http://www.mousebreaker.net/game15.shtml


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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Eat mostly.... this is my first office job... and i just non stop eat... seriosly its not good! Plus i hang out on here. x

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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reflex
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

Member
Location: Luxemburg (home) Britain (uni)

Total posts: 26
Posted:bloody firewall at the office blocks Flash and Shockwave stuff =(

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GottaLoveIt


GottaLoveIt

Sponge
Location: Stevenage

Total posts: 883
Posted:I draw pictures of fairies on till rolls, in fact there's a till roll in my gallery lol. I still haven't found a better job frown Gotta go there in a minute in fact woop woop

Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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kiteman


Flying high!
Location: At the beach.

Total posts: 245
Posted:If you ever get to stressed out at work check this out.
http://homepage.mac.com/stevelyon/vacation/imovie.html
br>Will make the day alot more enjoyable. I still can't stop laughing. ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol


If everything seems under control, your not going fast enough!

It's not the size of the wave, it's the length of the ride!

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reflex
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

Member
Location: Luxemburg (home) Britain (uni)

Total posts: 26
Posted:WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH !!!
I hate the IT people here....also blocked...they really know how to keep work boring :S


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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:heh. i just post here. and play games. biggrin

i have a super game to suggest but since you can't get shockwave.... frown


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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...{SAFE}...


...{SAFE}...

"if i jump in the fire, will you?"
Location: USA, wishing I was in SA

Total posts: 633
Posted:at least your employed ... some of us just sit around and reply to posts!!! .... *sigh* ~"one day i'll have a job"~

*homemade smiles and thinks of wonderful thoughts*


i like breaking the Law frown , of Gravity wink !

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:ha! my job is hardly employment. don't you have to be paid to be employed? it's called cheap labor.

I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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NOn


activist for HoPper liberation.
Location: ffidrac

Total posts: 1643
Posted:I write on till rolls too, I planned my dissertation on one biggrin

granted this isn't an office based time filler... sundays in an outdoors shop were also pretty boring though, we spent time constructing things out of rollmats, and firing those tag things across the shop....


Aurinko freedom agreement reached 10th Sept 2006

if it makes no sense that's because it's NOn-sense.

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Radzyn
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Radzyn

HoP Star Wars Aficionado
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Total posts: 183
Posted:I sit here and post tongue

OH! And I play my addiction:

www.ebaumsworld.com/tontie.html


~Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.

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Mags The Jedi
GOLD Member since May 2004

Mags The Jedi

Fool
Location: Cornwall, UK

Total posts: 2020
Posted:Try to subtly drive your colleagues insane.



First one to get a work-mate to take sick leave wins.


"I believe the cost of life is Death and we will all pay that in full. Everything else should be a gift. We paid the cover charge of life, we were born."

Bill Hicks, February 1988

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Mele
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mele

A perth girl gone walkabout...
Location: Back home in Perth WA

Total posts: 396
Posted:I dream of holidays!! And research every random thought i have - googling everything to see what is possible, how much things cost and where....

Oh, and email everyone i havn't seen in awhile - altho i tend to get replys back once work gets busy rolleyes

Oh, and edit photos - bring in cd's with photos on and use work time to edit them in bizzare ways to entertain myself.

Oh, and of course, visit HOP to see whats up - Just like i'm doing now - Damn it, really should do some mroe work - hideously behind, only 4 hours and 14 mins to go till hometime biggrin


I smile because i have no idea whats going on!! biggrin

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OzE_QT
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

OzE_QT

member
Location: Mid North Coast, NSW, Australi...

Total posts: 64
Posted:I dream of holidays too! And join paperclips together LOL Not very exciting but it does fill in time. smile

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Dr Greenthumb
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

Roll up!, The Doctors in the house!
Location: Fife

Total posts: 243
Posted:i have a smoke n then just chill out n mess about on the web!

good days


If we all ate one person then i'd be full.

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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:I see how little work i can do without my manager noticing.
And whilst upstairs in the stock room i try and get a little snooze in. Doesn't work well... The damn intercom keeps on buzzing.


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:haha!!! i take naps too! great thing about having my own office!

I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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andythepoi


andythepoi

addict
Location: manchester, uk

Total posts: 508
Posted:try replying to everything everyone says to you with the worrds..." that's what they told me you would say" works a treat

It's smashing to be back x

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Supafly
BRONZE Member since Apr 2001

TNT
Location: Charlotte, NC

Total posts: 173
Posted:Lurk on HOP at least twice a day
Play Pinball and Freecell (I'm up to 15,322 wins!)
Read stoopid stuff on www.newsoftheweird.com
Work on frustrating crossword puzzles
Daydream of a better life...
Practice poi moves without poi until I knock the lamp over

...anything but work! rolleyes


Fear the evil monkey!

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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings

Total posts: 4172
Posted:bored? at work? me?! god never! if im not cleaning up poo from someones bathroom im cleaning up sick from another place or hoovering this and washingup that.
It's funny though. saturdays are prolly the busiest time of the week when im at work yet its the time when i do most thinking. I think its cos im shut of from my own friends and stuff and just getting on with the job in hand.


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel


Total posts: 15414
Posted:Today has been VERY boring for me today.
i have had about two phone calls to fix things... and the rest of the time Ive been looking up parts for the new server I have to build biggrin
Then I have to tell my boss that he has to spend about 2000 on parts ubblove
And I get to put them all together!
I managed to buy a book today for 4 in total (inc P&P from the US! eek ) today about Windows Small Business Server 2003 edition..

Sorry.. I'll stop talking crap and get to the point.

If you are in the UK, the Channel 4 has an excellent way of spending time at work, watching many of their programmes, totally for free. You have to install the program (its only small) and then it plays it through a windows media player window (not WMP itself).
You can also download programmes that you want to watch, them watch them later on.

http://www.channel4.com/4od/index.html
http://www.channel4.com/4od/get4od/index.jsp

Im particularly enjoying "Fonejacker" biggrin
Other cool stuff is "The IT Crowd" ubblove

There's loads of stuff to watch... so dive in. biggrin


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Fireina


member
Location: Broomfield, Colorado

Total posts: 143
Posted:I have the entertaining job of making or breaking people's modeling dreams via phonecall. I get played essentially to play "Hot or Not."

When I run out of numbers, I tidy up the office or else lurk on various boards or feed my CNN addiction. I try to always look busy, y'know. Nine hour work days suck though.


"Watch those explosions in the sky and you'll go blind, but not this time. Will you live in hope or dark desire? What can I say? F*ck love give me fire." ~Cities Of Night by Blaqk Audio (Davey Havok)

Proudly MCRmy

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clarence_quack
SILVER Member since Feb 2005

clarence_quack

QuackerJack
Location: over your left shoulder

Total posts: 1927
Posted:I heart the IT crowd. And the Mighty Boosh.

Nutella Brigade Unite!

"Look! I have a rainbow penis!" - Rouge

Owned By Steaks

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel


Total posts: 15414
Posted:Count Quackula, you might be interetsted in "That Mitchel and Web look" - Its by the guys from "Peep Show" after the BBC bought them smile

Its very good.


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thombre
GOLD Member since Oct 2006

member
Location: Nottingham

Total posts: 74
Posted:At work I follow all of your virtual lives...

wave


Buy gerbils cos you can't spin with hamsters

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Curly_Sue
SILVER Member since Nov 2006

Curly_Sue

laughter is the way to get through life
Location: Inverness

Total posts: 179
Posted:I usually play pranks on my fellow coligues. ha ha one day one of them was sleeping on a chair in the lab. I crept up to him slowly and skooshed water up his nose. He did not take it very well but everyone else was in stitches. ha ha he is a chump anyway. ubbloco

I fell down a hill once, got up then fell down it again.

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