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Random Babbling Thread 119

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Jul 1, 2014.

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  1. Keneth Gems: 28/31
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    I still cannot fathom why all the harmful species of mosquitoes are not being systematically brought to extinction. Even if we eradicated all the blood-eating insects on the planet, the ecosystems would recover and everyone would be better off.
     
  2. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Think of all the ex-wives and ex-husbands that would get eradicated as well. We'd need to update our criminal codes.
     
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    Nope, I think it would be fine just as it is. :p
     
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    The oldest of oldschool references. Wasn't he from HK, though?
     
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    Oh hi Deathmage :)
     
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    Just stopped in to see what condition my condition was in..... Hi all. Got to go just wanted to visit, hows the move donations going? Back in a few hours got to get moms stuff ready in case she gets up early.
     
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    We just had to fire a Guy for having 'excessive body odor'.

    A new one for me. Has been told/warned to take care of his appearance and hygiene.
    But nope.
    And after a tsunami of complains from staff/workers and team-leaders... he got axed.

    :/
     
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    People... there are all kinds of. :shake:
     
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    Yeah, that's rough. I can generally forgive bad breath, because ultimately everyone's breath smells differently, but BO and personal cleanliness can and should be taken care of.
     
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    I've worked with people like that before and believe me it can be profoundly disturbing and distracting. It's hard to focus on what they are saying when you are gagging from the smell. I even once went to HR and asked if the person could be anonymously told so he would at least know he had a problem and would have to opportunity to fix it.
     
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    Well, the problem is usually in the fact that they don't believe that they have a problem. There are plenty of people who never use deodorant for example because they're convinced that their armpits never smell (or don't care even if they do). For someone to fix a problem they must first acknowledge having one and in such cases of lack of basic hygienic habits in adulthood no amount of gentle convincing will make any difference because for some people their BO is their last concern. But anything on the subject of personal hygiene can be very sensitive since people have wildly different standards of "normal" and "acceptable", depending on who you ask.
     
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    So the pitch for the new hockeyclub is finished. However, the light posts are too high. Little error made by the contractor. And the fusebox is too weak.

    People have been shot for less.
     
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    Holy ****ing ****.

    That is all.
     
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    We once had an intern with excessive body odour, too. You could smell it when passing within a few meters. Apparently it wasn't poor hygiene, though, but some kind of anomaly. He could shower all he wanted and still he'd be smelling.
     
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    A woman at work here smell like over ripe fruit. Not a mile away, but enough for her co-workers not wanting to be near her.

    In here case we suspect shower malfunction.
     
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    She could still use a washcloth and a sink if she wanted to.
     
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    We know, many people think that deodorant=instant shower.

    ---------- Added 0 hours, 0 minutes and 40 seconds later... ----------

    When she starts, she sprays something fruity over herself.
     
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    ^

    Ufff. So true.

    On the other hand here is an office-Girl who uses so much Perfume...that it honors the 'Fume' in perfume more than anything else.

    Sharing the room with her is insta fume-headache.
     
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    One of the worst random acts of eco-terrorism is stepping into an elevator after someone who has doused themselves with perfume or cologne comes out. You are stepping into a fume filled nightmare. (I supposed it would be worse if they had farted, but still . . . )
     
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    Ewwwwwww, deadly fartfume elevator trap .... better roll a twenty.
     
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