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Old 10-17-06, 01:29 PM
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My co-worker just fell asleep at her desk...

The woman I sit next to is in her early 60's. Short, puerto rican woman. Total pack rat. Her desk is absolutely atrocious. I should take a picture and post it on the net. HR has talked to her about it. So has the head of our dept. At one time, my supervisor took a ton of her shit and just threw it in a closet.

In any case, I just looked over at her and she had her headphones on, hands resting on her stomach...and eyes closed. She was there for about 5-10 minutes. My supervisor came out and saw her. Gradually, everyone else noticed. He kept motioning me to take her pulse. Then he held up a make-up mirror and wanted me to put it under her nose to see if it fogged up.

Just ridiculous. How the hell do people get away with it?
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Sleeping instead of posting on the internet? Disgusting!
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Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
The woman I sit next to is in her early 60's. Short, puerto rican woman. Total pack rat. Her desk is absolutely atrocious. I should take a picture and post it on the net. HR has talked to her about it. So has the head of our dept. At one time, my supervisor took a ton of her shit and just threw it in a closet.

In any case, I just looked over at her and she had her headphones on, hands resting on her stomach...and eyes closed. She was there for about 5-10 minutes. My supervisor came out and saw her. Gradually, everyone else noticed. He kept motioning me to take her pulse. Then he held up a make-up mirror and wanted me to put it under her nose to see if it fogged up.

Just ridiculous. How the hell do people get away with it?
You must work at an incredibly exciting place if this is the first time anyone has ever fallen asleep there
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I have a coworker that does that all the time as well. From behind he looks like he is looking at his monitor and his hand is on the mouse but he is SOUND asleep. My manger caught him a couple times and he told him about it, it's pretty funny.
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Sounds like you/she has a shitty supervisor.
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Sleeping instead of posting on the internet? Disgusting!
Old 10-17-06, 01:34 PM
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In before the obligatory "Why did you mention that she was Puerto Rican? OMG RACIST" posts.
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My friend had a REAL problem staying awake at work. Funny thing was he would fall asleep in meetings with only 4 other people! Kind of hard to hide that. Needless to say he lost his job for it.

and yes post pictures of her desk!
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They don't stand for this crap down in Australia!
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Maybe she's on her break.
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I'd hit it.
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Before getting moved upstairs about 2 months ago, there was somebody I sat by that would fall asleep a lot. I was just downstairs this morning and she's not there anymore. Shocking.
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Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
Short, puerto rican woman.
Consuela?
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Originally Posted by X
Sleeping instead of posting on the internet? Disgusting!


Those in glass houses....Ah, forget it. Fire away, it makes great comedy in otterland!
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Sleeping instead of posting on the internet? Disgusting!
Hey, between posting here and looking at the hot construction workers across the street, I have a full day!

Plus I'm on the phone all day, wise-ass.
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Is her name Meredith by any chance? Are you Oscar?!
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Originally Posted by Groucho
In before the obligatory "Why did you mention that she was Puerto Rican? OMG RACIST" posts.
And mentioning that she's short! OMG HEIGHTIST!

I suggest you punch her right in the kidneys. Let's see how soundly the bitch sleeps while coughing up blood!
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Originally Posted by Patrick G
Sounds like you/she has a shitty supervisor.
Sleeping at work is ok, just don't oversleep at home.
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people sleep here occasionally. i dont think anyone says anything as long as they aren't counting that as time worked
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Originally Posted by Charlie Goose
I suggest you punch her right in the kidneys. Let's see how soundly the bitch sleeps while coughing up blood!
i dont know why but that made me laugh out loud
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I just got up!
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While she's sleeping, quietly remove a few of the things from her desk.
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Go up to her very quietly, put your lips to her ear and then yell "Despierte, vieja mujer!"

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Since when do cleaning ladies get desks?





Old 10-17-06, 02:35 PM
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How often do you take Diet Coke breaks to look at construction workers?

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