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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:58 pm

Letang Is The Truth wrote:do we have the source data from that post? i would like to check it out in its natural environment


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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:08 pm

PensFanInDC wrote:When the boss says "we're letting you go home early!" and we get to leave 30 minutes before the usual time. Yeah, it's early, but come on.


I told my people to leave at 2 which is 2 hrs early for most of them.

I'd love to work for me.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:05 pm

Telemarketing calls in general but on a holiday? Seriously?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:28 pm

Tom Bergeron, easily.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Eismann on Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:44 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:Tom Bergeron, easily.


/thread.

THE phoniest phony in this phony-phone town.

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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby JS© on Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:22 pm

Crankshaft wrote:
Letang Is The Truth wrote:ellipses... it seems as if everyone uses these in email... why...


calling mikey287....


I use them when I get distracted in mid sentence. I also realize how guilty I am.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:51 pm

I do this......
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:29 am

"New Country". It sucks, from Florida Georgia Line all the way to Luke Bryan even. I enjoy hip-hop, but I hate that every new country song has rapped lyrics. Even Brad Paisley, who I do enjoy, is releasing an "EDM-inspired" album this fall. Barf
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby columbia on Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:07 am

I've seen lots of guys who look like that in Georgia, but none of them rap (to my knowledge).
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby shafnutz05 on Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:01 am

When applying for jobs, and I have to manually enter in my entire employment history even though all of this information is contained within my resume and cover letter.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:14 am

shafnutz05 wrote:When applying for jobs, and I have to manually enter in my entire employment history even though all of this information is contained within my resume and cover letter.


You worked in HR right? Is there any logical reason for making applicants do this? I hate it too.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Troy Loney on Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:19 am

PensFanInDC wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:When applying for jobs, and I have to manually enter in my entire employment history even though all of this information is contained within my resume and cover letter.


You worked in HR right? Is there any logical reason for making applicants do this? I hate it too.


I assumed it is to format the data so that candidates can be automatically categorized and filtered. But I also figured that the data can be pulled from the resumes, but some people probably use idiotic formats where that can't be done....that's my blind assesment.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby shafnutz05 on Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:19 am

PensFanInDC wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:When applying for jobs, and I have to manually enter in my entire employment history even though all of this information is contained within my resume and cover letter.


You worked in HR right? Is there any logical reason for making applicants do this? I hate it too.


Yeah there are definitely reasons for it....uniformity for one. Just annoying though.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby shmenguin on Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:19 am

PensFanInDC wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:When applying for jobs, and I have to manually enter in my entire employment history even though all of this information is contained within my resume and cover letter.


You worked in HR right? Is there any logical reason for making applicants do this? I hate it too.


you can't scan a resume and reliably get all the information loaded into an organized database. so instead of paying someone to do data entry, they have you do it for free. seems reasonable to me.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:03 pm

I do a lot of copying for my job. Most of what I copy are bio science reports and workbooks. When I make my copies I do so in a specific order so that I can grab it out of the tray and it's ready to go. Our copier is also the office printer. People will walk into the copy room where I am standing and just grab stuff out of the output tray and start to flip through it. When they see that their stuff isn't in there they will just toss it onto the table next to the copier. This drives me insane. There is a button labeled "job status" on the copier. If you hit that button you will see where your job is in the queue. Nobody seems to get that. You have a Ph.D. in biology but you can't figure out how to an em effin' button to see where your print job is. Instead you take my copies, which are in a specific order, shuffle them around, and toss them on a table without a care.

F you scientists...
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:08 pm

PensFanInDC wrote:I do a lot of copying for my job. Most of what I copy are bio science reports and workbooks. When I make my copies I do so in a specific order so that I can grab it out of the tray and it's ready to go. Our copier is also the office printer. People will walk into the copy room where I am standing and just grab stuff out of the output tray and start to flip through it. When they see that their stuff isn't in there they will just toss it onto the table next to the copier. This drives me insane. There is a button labeled "job status" on the copier. If you hit that button you will see where your job is in the queue. Nobody seems to get that. You have a Ph.D. in biology but you can't figure out how to an em effin' button to see where your print job is. Instead you take my copies, which are in a specific order, shuffle them around, and toss them on a table without a care.

F you scientists...


A secure print function was installed on our companies printer so that you have to enter a PIN number at the printer to access your print jobs. I love it for the fact that I can print my documents out at any point and pick them up without worry of them getting lost.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:09 pm

I have asked them time and time again to use secure print but they can't figure it out
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby count2infinity on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:10 pm

PensFanInDC wrote:I have asked them time and time again to use secure print but they can't figure it out


can't figure it out, or don't care?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Crankshaft on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:14 pm

yeah SCIENCE
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:21 pm

count2infinity wrote:
PensFanInDC wrote:I have asked them time and time again to use secure print but they can't figure it out


can't figure it out, or don't care?


Half and half. I've showed 3 of the 7 study directors how to do it multiple times. 2 of them don't know how to add paper to the copier. I'm not saying they are dumb, not by a long shot, they just don't have some the common sense low IQ folk like me seem to have.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby dodint on Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:31 pm

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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:58 pm

Matt Adams, no matter where he is from
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:10 am

Pop up ads on LGP that automatically download .exe files to my computer
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby pens9192 on Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:08 pm

You place an order online for a store and you get an error. I contact them electronically about the error because I don't really have time to call them. They contact me back and tell me to call them about the problem or to order over the phone. I don't want to do that! I wanted to order it online so fix it so I can do it online. If I wanted to call and order I would have done it in the first place!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby newarenanow on Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:14 pm

When people make a blanket comparison with no basis.

My buddy had back surgery a few years ago. So did Eric LeGrand.

My buddy is not paralyzed. Same thing, different situations.
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