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    Excuses, Excuses

    I work with a dumb ***** that calls in atleast three times a week with an excuse why she's late, etc. Lately it has been chiropractor appointments. "Appointments" she suddenly finds out about at 8 a.m., not ones she knew about before. Then she'll come in to work at 10 a.m. looking like she just woke up. It's been a year and a half and I can't remember her being here a full week. Anyone else work with people like this, or are them?


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I work with a dumb ***** that calls in atleast three times a week with an excuse why she's late, etc. Lately it has been chiropractor appointments. "Appointments" she suddenly finds out about at 8 a.m., not ones she knew about before. Then she'll come in to work at 10 a.m. looking like she just woke up. It's been a year and a half and I can't remember her being here a full week. Anyone else work with people like this, or are them?
    Since I'm leaving early today to golf, 2nd time this week, I'll abstain from answering......


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    We had a dude that called in 12 of the first 15 workdays of this year. Guy always had some new stress of life issue that "required" him to stay home.

    Of course, he was in a bankruptcy and needed the money from work as well, but that somehow didn't register.

    I guess we had two of them on the one team. I was never sure what the one girl's issues were. We didn't see eye-to-eye, so she was grateful not to share them with me. This was good.


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    Since I'm leaving early today to golf, 2nd time this week, I'll abstain from answering......
    Who'll handle the fries?


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Sorry I'm late. I had to rewind all my videos and my stupid VCR was acting up. What were we talking about?


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I work with a dumb ***** that calls in atleast three times a week with an excuse why she's late, etc. Lately it has been chiropractor appointments. "Appointments" she suddenly finds out about at 8 a.m., not ones she knew about before. Then she'll come in to work at 10 a.m. looking like she just woke up. It's been a year and a half and I can't remember her being here a full week. Anyone else work with people like this, or are them?
    It honestly depends on what she does when she gets there. A lot will be tolerated if she comes in late, but discovers cold fusion before lunch.


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    I hate you.
    I've heard that before.


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    Anyone else work with people like this, or are them?
    I think every office or workplace has at least one person like this. I've worked at two colleges and had this type of individual at both. Just yesterday a coworker came in around 11:30 and left at 3:00...what was the point of coming in at all?



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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    I **** you not, I've been keeping track, this girl has been late, gone or left early 39 work days since June 1.


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Like grandpa always said, "Excuses are like ********, every hawkfan is one and they all stink".


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    I **** you not, I've been keeping track, this girl has been late, gone or left early 39 work days since June 1.
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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    It honestly depends on what she does when she gets there. A lot will be tolerated if she comes in late, but discovers cold fusion before lunch.
    She accomplishes so little that the place runs smoother when she's gone, so she's really doing us a favor, but it's annoying.


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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    Re: Excuses, Excuses

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    She accomplishes so little that the place runs smoother when she's gone, so she's really doing us a favor, but it's annoying.
    Our boss used to schedule the two call-in people to work at the machines next to me. If they were there, I wrote down breaks and lunch as downtime for my machine right away. If they were gone, it helped my cause, so I preferred their absence.

    Plus, the girl was a stripper at her previous job, and it got really old with all the guys visiting for conversation, and their trips away from the production floor, etc. I'd really prefer just to work, please.


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