Friday, January 18, 2008

Weeks End

OK as I write this, I'm at work, hanging on a phone listening to calming classical music, some Pastoral Symphony interrupted occasionally by a woman telling me that I've progressed in the queue but I can press 1 and leave a message if I like. I'm afraid that if I leave a message for Douggie who has kept me waiting 7 hours before I really got cranky and decided he wasn't going to return my call, it might be profane so I'll wait until the uncommunicative little helldesker can solve my friggin dilemma!

So last day of the first week back and it's all been spent with Helldesks and Client Service departments. The posts have been a little serious this week too, so time to lighten up before the weekend. So for your light entertainment and edification I include some words of wisdom for your entertainment, consideration and recycle bins:

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear
bright until you hear them speak.

Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.

Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.

Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting
something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.

If you lined up all the cars in the world end to end, someone
would be stupid enough to try to pass them, five or six at a time,
on a hill, in the fog.

The things that come to those who wait will be the scraggly junk
left by those who got there first.

The shin bone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.

A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

When you go into court, you are putting yourself into the hands
of 12 people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty

You only need two tools in life - WD40 and Duct Tape.
  • -If it doesn't move and should, use the WD40.
  • -If it shouldn't move and does, use the duct tape.
Remember: Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

And Douggie finally did ring back. He told me about his travels around NZ with a polish girlf, sister and mother in law and that he hadn't had lunch but he's a decent dude. . . .still hasn't solved my problem . . .rest easy Douggie . . I'll be on your case on Monday. And thanks Kahlerisms for the tip on finding my PC ID even if you were pissed after a liquid lunch!


Anonymous said...

Happy Week's End Baino! My shin bone is a device for finding furniture in rooms of any lighting :)

Anonymous said...

A week already! Enjoy the weekend, some bubbly and plenty of laughter.

Anonymous said...

Have a great weekend Boss, I will be working :(

Anonymous said...

Have a great weekend Boss, I will be working :(

Unknown said...

Have a nice week end. Once there was a survey which estimated how much loss workers cause with using internet during work.

Anonymous said...

For me it's soon to be Friday evening and I'm going to order a Stromboli.

Baino said...

Anon: I have a friend who is a chronic bumper. Me, I am known as basher Bainbridge for my propensity to break things! We are a dynamic duo indeed! I feel for your shins.

Grannymar: Thanks. Now I get a chance to visit the blogs I haven't had tome to see during the week. There will definitely be bubbly involved!

Nonnny: Sux to be you!

Ropi: Are you insinuating that I muck around on the internet at work Naughty boy. I was actually on the phone while a Helldesdker had dialled into my server to do some fixing .. .I'm a very hard worker thank you!

Brianf: You're as predictable as me!

Unknown said...

Do not talk to me about shin bones and the dark. It is not a happy topic. For as long as I can remember I've had bruises on my shin. Perhaps I'm blind...
Have a great weekend, sunshine!

Anonymous said...

Hilarious! Just yesterday I walked my shin into a saucepan drawer left open (by me) :-( and today I walked the same shin into the wooden base of a bed (double Ouch!).

Baino - you'd have been proud of me for my expletives! Enjoy the weekend break and good luck with Mr.(can't)Fixit next week!

Anonymous said...

"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear
bright until you hear them speak."

I am going to overuse this to it's death! Did you come up with these? If you did then you must be some sort of genius. Hate that!

Brian Damage said...

Lol, me and the little bro will be staying in and playing the Wii.

Hell, I have to earn kudos somewhere.

Baino said...

AV and Steph: You need to wear shin pads around the house!

K8: Of course I didn't come up with them myself. I don't have an original thought in my head! How true is it though?

BrianD: I'm an XBox fan myself. Enjoy your gaming. Nice that you keep your little brother company tho. Not many 24 year olds would be up for that! (Well I'm assuming he's little if that's where you're getting your kudos)