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archaeo42

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #90 on: August 14, 2019, 05:51:46 AM »
If you wanted a cleaner copy than you should have asked for that. Using 'soft copy' in your initial email was not clear at all.
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #91 on: August 14, 2019, 06:18:53 AM »
I really did tell you so.

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #92 on: August 14, 2019, 10:16:27 AM »
To library patron: Not interested in talking to you.  Go back to the teen section and entertain your fellow teens.

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #93 on: August 14, 2019, 11:31:42 AM »
Don't ask me a "how do you get the software to do this?" question and then growl at me when I give you the answer.
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #94 on: August 14, 2019, 11:46:05 AM »
If I sent you a gift-wrapped GCF would you get the hint and leave?

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #95 on: August 15, 2019, 01:28:37 PM »
Dear colleague,

[redacted infinite scream].

This is the most poorly run and adversarial organization that I have ever had the displeasure of dealing with, to put it lightly.  Maybe you should try reading for understanding rather than skimming and replying hastily from your smarter-than-you phone.  Well, at least it's 5 o'clock somewhere.

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #96 on: August 16, 2019, 02:48:10 PM »
There is no way you can finish that project in a month.

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #97 on: August 16, 2019, 09:59:36 PM »
I got a job offer!

(just wishin')
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #98 on: August 17, 2019, 04:52:28 AM »
I got a job offer!

(just wishin')

That's a great wish!
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #99 on: August 21, 2019, 05:00:23 AM »
1. You are chewing gum. I can smell it from here.

2. You are drinking instant coffee.

3. Simultaneously. I mean--I can't . . . what--how even--is that-- . ..

. . .

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #100 on: August 21, 2019, 09:40:50 AM »
Looky here: I'm on a serious sobriety binge right now, and I'm not dealing with stupid $hit very well. And you have decided, for some reason, to turn yourself into a walking, talking piece of stupid $hit. My patience wears thin . . .
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #101 on: August 21, 2019, 03:03:23 PM »
Notice to all short people: 
If you use my car then put the seat back to where it was.

Ouch!
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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #102 on: August 28, 2019, 08:03:53 AM »
What part of, "I will update you when I know more," is unclear to you? It hasn't even been a full 24 hours and you're asking for an update? (This is also information that I can't provide and I'm relying on a technical person to address the question).
"The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate."

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #103 on: August 28, 2019, 09:28:04 AM »
For a software firm meant to serve mostly accountants, your customer service sites, practices, and serious glitches are nearly unfathomable....unaccountably, unacceptably so, in fact.

I'd change firms if it were up to me, but it's not.

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr..........

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Re: the "things you wish you could say" thread
« Reply #104 on: August 28, 2019, 09:35:27 AM »
Notice to all short people daughter who is the same height as me, if not maybe an inch taller: 

If you use my car then put the seat back to where it was.

Ouch!

(And WHY do you find it necessary to put the seat way up under the blessed steering wheel?  And HOW can you even drive like that?!)