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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

Dentrassi

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Posted:right. I was just in my bosses office (who is thankfully away), when i squated down to pick up a box -you know the correct way that doesnt strain your back, and the bum seam of my business trousers rather amusingly split from belt at the back right around to the bottom of my fly.



I have made it back to my desk without encountering anyone and have my bottom on my seat, but now have a key decision to make (other than where to go shopping tomorrow).



- Do i simply wait till everyone has left the office?

- Do i make a strategic dash down the stairs to the exit door, and across the car park to my car ubbrollsmile

- Proudly display my efforts to my colleagues, boosting employee moral and the expense of my own personal pride. redface

- Pretend it never happened, continue business as always, and see how long before someone says something ubblol



what do you reckon?

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flash fire
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flash fire

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Posted:Hmmm, do you have a bag that you carry to work? Can you artfully drape it over your shoulders so that it hides your bum? If not, then I'd take a little from option one, and a little from option 2.

*stifles laughter*

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Skulduggery
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Posted:Give them all a giggle and show them. After all how bad a dent in your pride will it make hearing your colleages have a giggle with you?

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FireTom


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Posted:Show them... much better than hiding... if you try to hide they might notice and think: ... didn't make it to the toilet in time... eek

no faking it! wink

ubblol but it's good you're wearing something under it... wink


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TheBovrilMonkey
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Location: High Wycombe, England

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Posted:Get some tape, then wait until no-one's looking before dashing off to the toilets - jump into a stall and you can tape the sides of the tear together. Hopefully it'll last long enough for you to get home.

Or.. take a marker pen to the toilet and colour in your underpants the same colour as your trousers - hopefully then no-one will notice the rip.

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Skulduggery
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Posted:Everything, but everything can be fixed by Bov and some duct tape ubblol

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Posted:So what did you do? ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol

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alien_oddity


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Posted:i would wait untill everyone has left the office,

1) no one will see the rip
2) you will look good to your boss staying late
3) it will save you embarrasment



only downfall is the you have to stay rooted to you chair all day


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Kyrian


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Posted:Yeah, but if the job typhically requires getting up/../// heh

Well tell us how it went!


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shen shui
SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Posted:dont wear any pants at all!
then they'll never know that you have a rip in your pants...!
and Thats the point, isnt it?
or is the point something else?


those that know, dont say. those that say, dont know.

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jeffhigh
GOLD Member since Oct 2005

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Posted:stapler

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tillymoo


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Posted:Written by: shen shui

dont wear any pants at all!
then they'll never know that you have a rip in your pants...!
and Thats the point, isnt it?
or is the point something else?



ubblol ubblol ubblol i am all for this option!

failing that, i'd go with the tell your workmates option - my theory is 'make fun of yourself before someone else does'


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Mr Majestik
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Posted:thats a good philosophy tilly

well, since you would've hopefull made a decision by now (you had to get up to find food if you did stay all night, right??) i hope you still have some pride left with whatever you decided.


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Gnor
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Posted:ubblol

classic ..

Thats why jumpers are good , to hide funny stains that you have sat in and ripped pants.

Hope you wore your nicest Y fronts


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FireTom


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Posted:unless you can fix it with ducktape - it ain't broken... wink

UPDATE, please smile


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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

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Posted:well.... i ended up having to finish heaps of stuff off so stayed late.
I made a dash at about 6pm downstairs to the fridge to steal a beer and didnt get caught - the risk was worth it!

by the time id finished for the day almost everyone had gone home anyway, but i strategically use Flash's suggest of covering my arse with my bag when I encountered the head accountant on the stair well.

hooray! ubbrollsmile


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Rozi
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Posted:You are such a wuss. You have a nice arse and you should show it off when life presents the opportunity. wink

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Dentrassi
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Posted:what - to a 70 year old accountant? wink

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

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Posted:Go to the toilets, take of your trousers, take of your underpants, redress in the trousers, proceed to bosses desk, drop your pen/pad/whatever. Turn, bend over and wink at him/her in a way they never thought possible wink ubblol

Let's relight this forum ubblove

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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

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Posted:nice idea - but the boss is a 43 yr old woman married to the workshop boss, who is a 6'7" mildly psychotic german dude who i really would not have that dispute with!

thanks for the idea though ubblol


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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

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Posted:You could have done a superman and worn your undies on the outside.

wink
I agree with Rozi

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heyahoney
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

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Posted:he he he i solit my pants one day
for some reason i was carrying a roll of black and yellow caution tape in my purse...still dont know why....and i just put it all over my pants...lol


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squarexbear
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Posted:hmm..at least you realised it'd happened? i split across the back of my trousers once (they were well-loved and quite worn)...problem a) being that i didnt realise and b) i was surrounded by teenage boys at the time...

its ok, i had nice pants on.


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Kyrian


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Posted:lol, i once split my trousers open at the crotch at work... umm

not very useful, thakfully i was able to hide most of the day...


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Mr Majestik
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Posted:i did that, and immediately pointed it out to the female chef i was working with, we laughed and i dont wear those pants anymore.......

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