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Old 09-20-2010, 11:03 AM   #421
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Old 09-22-2010, 12:06 PM   #422
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Old 09-22-2010, 03:53 PM   #424
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saw a lady in the far right lane talking on the phone leaving about 5 car lengths of space ahead of her. a guy comes up on her left and signals that he wants to change into her lane in front of her.

what does she do? puts the phone down for a second (holds it aorund her chest area), speeds up to close the open space in front of her so the car couldnt change lanes in front of her, then went back to talking on her cell phone.

the guy just ended up changing lanes into the right lane to exit a few cars ahead of her. she went back to talking on the cell phone and leaving a good 5 car length space ahead of her.
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Old 09-22-2010, 03:56 PM   #425
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I really hate people that play those petty games on the road. If someone is signaling and needs to move over, just let them over for crying out loud.
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Old 09-22-2010, 04:24 PM   #426
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You should wait even if they have on their turn signal. I never trust a turn signal.
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Old 09-22-2010, 04:26 PM   #427
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Old 09-28-2010, 02:57 PM   #428
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People who use their caller ID instead of listening to their messages. It happens in ours office all the time where someone looks at there phone and calls back asking who called them. Well we have 4 people in the office and if you listened to your Fing msg. you would know who called and for what. Instead we have to guess and ask around who called who. That's even tougher when they are on the phone so its not like you can go around and interrupt everyone.
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Old 09-29-2010, 11:46 AM   #429
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My new one and it is climbing to the top very quickly.

Overall supportive moms who talk to their kids in a Sing/Song Rah/Rah cheerleader voice. IT is so annoying.

Lady next to me daughter just went away to WVU the girl calls 4 times a day to tell her how she is doing. IT is so annoying!

"OOOOOOH you got your first A on your homework, that is so awesome, you must just feel on top of the world!" "Hurray for Kristen!"

My wife will do it with my two year old son as well. It is annoying I am like do you want him to think we live in Candy Land the board game, just tell him how it is not all sing/songy!

Grrrrr....

I know sometimes when you are down it is nice to have your mom pick you up but doing all the time is so annoying.
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People who use their caller ID instead of listening to their messages. It happens in ours office all the time where someone looks at there phone and calls back asking who called them. Well we have 4 people in the office and if you listened to your Fing msg. you would know who called and for what. Instead we have to guess and ask around who called who. That's even tougher when they are on the phone so its not like you can go around and interrupt everyone.
I kind of hate voicemails period when it comes to being at work. I don't mind them when it's my cell phone or home phone, but at work I'm like, "Mother f-er, how hard is it to shoot me an email about what the problem is? I GET my emails on my cell phone so even if I'm out, you're going to get a MUCH more immediate response. Otherwise, you're: looking up my extension, waiting for my lengthy voicemail message to cycle through, leave me a message, wait for me to get BACK to get that message, put in my voicemail code (which is way more difficult where I work than it should be) THEN listen to your entire message.

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I kind of hate voicemails period when it comes to being at work. I don't mind them when it's my cell phone or home phone, but at work I'm like, "Mother f-er, how hard is it to shoot me an email about what the problem is? I GET my emails on my cell phone so even if I'm out, you're going to get a MUCH more immediate response. Otherwise, you're: looking up my extension, waiting for my lengthy voicemail message to cycle through, leave me a message, wait for me to get BACK to get that message, put in my voicemail code (which is way more difficult where I work than it should be) THEN listen to your entire message.

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I kind of hate voicemails period when it comes to being at work. I don't mind them when it's my cell phone or home phone, but at work I'm like, "Mother f-er, how hard is it to shoot me an email about what the problem is? I GET my emails on my cell phone so even if I'm out, you're going to get a MUCH more immediate response. Otherwise, you're: looking up my extension, waiting for my lengthy voicemail message to cycle through, leave me a message, wait for me to get BACK to get that message, put in my voicemail code (which is way more difficult where I work than it should be) THEN listen to your entire message.

EMAILS.

We must have the same system it is so annoying it is literally 18 key strokes to get a VM, awful! We have Avaya phones, the worst ever.

They are slowly switching them out so everyone keeps trying to break their Avaya in hopes of getting a new phone but not being to obvious about it.
I have literally proud water on to the key pad a few times and the damn thing still works!


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Old 09-29-2010, 01:50 PM   #433
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Running into snakes while mowing my lawn!
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The phone by far is the most annoying aspect of my job. Slowly but surely we're getting more clients on board with using email instead, but it's a hard habit to break especially for the old timers.
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Old 09-29-2010, 02:58 PM   #435
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Running into snakes while mowing my lawn!
Years back I went to pull something down out of the garage and when I pulled it off the upper shelf a snake fell down on me. I'm talking a 4 to 5 foot snake and it slid down my arms and arond my neck and face. I screamed like a little girl as I dropped everything and ran. It was just a harmless black snake but I did not know that at the time.
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