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Rant Thread - What really grinds your gears?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Phases, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Siflan

    Siflan Well-Known Member
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    The fact that it's holiday time and we're in a recession.
     

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  2. Cryptic79

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    Seriously...why is it that time stands still on the last day of work before a vacation? I swear I've been in the office for 6 hours already, but it's only been 3.

    Even though I'm not supposed to, I think I'm heading out before 3:30. I'm sure they don't want to pay another hour of my rate and I think my head would explode if I did.
     
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  3. Phases

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    'fo real.

    I'm outa here at 2:45 today. I'll be practically sprinting to my car, too.
     
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  4. Cryptic79

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    Just decided to do the same.
     
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  5. Siflan

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    This cold weather in NY (although I don't get cold easily). I want 75 degrees! Without havin' to leave the city.
     
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  6. I hate work...... Why can't I just win the lottery already!?!?!
     
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  7. Phases

    Phases Community Manager
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    A-friggin'-men.
     
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  8. Ageless Stranger

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    Of course, these are this weeks winning numbers bought to you ahead of time.

    4 8 15 16 23 42
     
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  9. kabbie_mcfeely

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    Having to wear mask, glove liners, gloves, goggles, helmet, base layer, middle layer, heavy winter coat, snow pants, insulated socks, boots, and boot covers just to bicycle 2 miles to work in -24F, then hearing some one complain about +25F.:D

    Just messing with you Phase and letting you know it gets real cold here in Minnesota.
     
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  10. Phases

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    Hey, I clearly stated my weenie-ness!
     
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  11. N3TWORK BURN3R

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    LOLWUT

    You would pay up the wazoo in taxes, so in the end, you would end up owing THEM.
    Ahhhh....80 Degrees here in Cali.... :p
     
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  12. Watch lost much do we?
     
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  13. why can't the steelers just lose already!
     
  14. GRardB

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    Nah, man. Steelers won!! :p
     
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  15. Yes, I know that's why I said it! but it was close 35 seconds left and a close TD but I hate the steelers man.... oh well there is always next year....
     
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  16. Cryptic79

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    XML, Web Services, and Web Parts suck. I don't care if they pay the bills, they still suck.
     
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  17. TateWatkins

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    The twatish way my company is run.
     
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  18. shivers316

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    You know what grinds my gear? The fact that my girlfriend gets over 2000 worth of parking tickets in the past 6 months, but I want to spend 300 on pc parts and get shit for it.
     
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  19. Cryptic79

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    Sell her car and use the money for PC parts. Both problems fixed!

    My rant:

    How long does it take to set up a developer box? I'm going on 24 hours!
     
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  20. justjimjpc

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    Better !!! sell her keep the car and buy the pc parts !!
     
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  21. mmikeyy

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    Nagging customers, Why can't they just understand that they have caused the delays and that there are 24 hours in a day, and i only have 1 pair of hands.

    The guys threatening to not pay, because he failed to clarify an issue for 3 days, then changed his mind on the 4th day of the project. I hate being a freelancer at times like this :(
     
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  22. foo

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    People who refer to their computer tower as the "cpu". Damn you people. :rolleyes:
     
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  23. rickysymo

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    I'm tired of feeling helpless. I'm tired of depending on someone else knowing fully that they suffer because of me. I want to have loads of money so that I can get away with all the phone calls everyday.
     
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  24. bigdroid

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    I hate people who give negative reviews on a phone after 10 minutes of use on a store live bar (phonescoop review on the Droid) 10 minutes and people are experts already? Yeah Right!!:mad:
     
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  25. foo

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    people who call an iPod Touch.. an iTouch
     
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