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Tony Tewell   2/17/2011 10:21:06 PM
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Top brass always have to show off, don't they?

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Pismomann   2/18/2011 5:38:12 AM
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"Rock Band" really blew it with that one!

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DrFalcon   2/18/2011 5:47:47 PM
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He's working on our answer to IBM's Watson. No one has the heart to tell him "Name That Tune" has been off the air for years.

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no clever name   2/18/2011 7:37:49 PM
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I thought cutting the legs off his desk was funny. I knew he would retaliate, but I never thought it would sink this low.

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DrMark0   2/18/2011 7:40:34 PM
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Bob is developing our next product: Marching Band Hero.

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Doug_S   2/18/2011 7:41:02 PM
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See, now this is exactly why I told you not to mention the new product line's band gap issue to the marketing VP!

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Flukee   2/18/2011 7:44:34 PM
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Whew! I'm glad that sound isn't coming from where I thought it was!

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Jeff.Petro   2/22/2011 3:23:56 PM
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Hahaha ... There's my chuckle for the day. Good one

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no fluff producer   2/18/2011 7:44:35 PM
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Talk about blowing your OWN HORN !

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WireMan0   2/18/2011 7:44:42 PM
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That's Bob's idea of an instrumented code test.

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moondoggie   2/18/2011 7:45:07 PM
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Gustav is blowing his own horn again about his latest useless "dicovery"

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Joel84   2/18/2011 7:45:42 PM
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That's something you don't see every day on Chatroulette.

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AJW in OR   2/18/2011 7:53:22 PM
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We're getting mixed results from our seminars on mangaging stress in the workplace.

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Alan42   2/18/2011 7:54:21 PM
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I thought Micrsoft's Longhorn Project was dead?

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beaver176   2/18/2011 7:55:36 PM
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Talk about noise cancellation testing! You should have seem him testing alligator repellant!

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AZ-Stew   2/18/2011 7:56:18 PM
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"This is one of your new co-workers, Bob. He likes to bring up You Tube and play along with the New York Philharmonic during his breaks. You'll get used to it".

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Joel84   2/18/2011 8:18:04 PM
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Kyle uses the new WebEx teleconferencing to stay active in the Cal alumni band.

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Joel84   2/18/2011 8:20:25 PM
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Kyle uses WebEx Teleconferencing to stay active in the Cal Alumni Band.

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G.Klenner   2/18/2011 9:44:23 PM
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I guess we should approve his sine wave tester.

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RWatkins   2/18/2011 10:39:08 PM
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Wow! What a novel way to conduct vibration testing!

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oncebit   2/18/2011 10:40:12 PM
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Wasn't he supposed to be using a tube amplifier?

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David Ashton   2/18/2011 11:15:52 PM
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He's testing a VUVUVUVUVUVUzela!!

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aarunaku   2/19/2011 3:51:42 AM
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My cravings oscillate between donut and pretzel. I've proved it.

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ANON1254417770086   2/19/2011 4:12:58 PM
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Oh, Bill is just recording his his new ring tone. He had a hard time hearing his last one

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kdboyce   2/19/2011 5:42:50 PM
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I think Bob mis-understood his frequency synthesizer assignment.

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Don.Swaab   2/19/2011 7:09:48 PM
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Instead of Tweeting on Twitter, he Oompahs on YouTuba.

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Greg.Bradburn   2/19/2011 10:46:14 PM
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HR tells me they can't give me the name of his counsellor...

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tfc   2/20/2011 12:40:32 AM
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He is our last engineer and that is why he still has his job

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tfc   2/20/2011 12:41:59 AM
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Must be a another performance review coming up

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tfc   2/20/2011 12:42:24 AM
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Must be an another performance review coming up

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Chuck.Hill   2/20/2011 1:52:52 AM
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I don't think Bob's idea for Tuba Hero is going to catch on.

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t.alex   2/20/2011 2:38:45 AM
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Does he need an amplifier?

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Yhokyok   2/21/2011 7:36:41 AM
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What's his eating now?

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Yhokyok   2/21/2011 8:06:25 AM
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What's he eating now???

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didymus7   2/21/2011 12:46:47 PM
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Tuba or Not Tuba? Well, that really wasn't the question...

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didymus7   2/21/2011 12:47:44 PM
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He's testing the noise immunity of his low-frequency switcher.

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didymus7   2/21/2011 12:48:17 PM
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This? Oh, that's our management training.

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didymus7   2/21/2011 12:52:10 PM
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Oh, the tuba isn't bad, over in marketing they like sax and violins.

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Munster   2/22/2011 12:31:52 PM
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What is George bloviating about now?

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wrlazenb   2/22/2011 2:47:29 PM
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We like to have all our engineers in cubicles. But don't worry, the walls are made of special sound absorbing foam.

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ScottEWr   2/22/2011 5:45:56 PM
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Looks like the nano-tubas project still has scaling issues.

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ScottEWr   2/22/2011 5:49:48 PM
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I wish he'd record his ringtones at home.

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Arjun763   2/22/2011 9:50:51 PM
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You can drown the sound.. But you can never eliminate the smell !!

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wilber_xbox   2/25/2011 5:37:18 PM
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good one, although this is on the same line as "Flukee's comment" but reading your comments does involve just more than one sense...nose too!

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Sanborn84   2/22/2011 10:36:23 PM
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Yep, he just snapped when management told him the new design would be tube-less amplifiers.

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JOtt   2/23/2011 6:03:13 PM
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I see it is time to write our personal reviews again.

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Robotics Developer   2/23/2011 9:01:34 PM
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I think he misunderstood marketing's request for bells and whistles!

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chipchap42   2/24/2011 7:28:25 PM
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Oh it's his pet project. He calls it the iPhoneium, but it still has portability issues.

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drbrent   2/24/2011 8:33:48 PM
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Bob is our ULF comms expert.

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xWINDman   2/24/2011 8:39:35 PM
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See Mary, another loner engineer who thinks he can get a raise from management by being a blowhard on his review form. It doesn't work that way here...

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drbrent   2/24/2011 9:11:27 PM
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While contemplating a mid-life career change, Jim takes stock of his other talents.

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DONeal   2/25/2011 3:27:23 PM
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Since the firewall started blocking Itunes, Wilson is playing his own music.

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UnderboatBoy   2/25/2011 3:28:40 PM
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Yeah... Bob couldn't get that stack of arb wave form generators to give him the chaotic effect he wanted. So today its the Sousaphone, tomorrow his accordion.

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ahelten   2/25/2011 4:07:25 PM
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I see Frank is playing solitaire again.

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FinsUp   2/25/2011 4:09:31 PM
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I know we're trying to steal some of Apple's marketshare, but I still can't believe Marketing hasn't cut the iSousaphone project yet!

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MossFet   2/25/2011 4:15:21 PM
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LCD troubleshooting is another game...

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FrankE   2/25/2011 4:19:50 PM
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This is the new VLF horn. It radiates one Sousa. (the horn is a Sousaphone.)

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Flukee   2/25/2011 4:40:19 PM
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Last night at band practice they put super glue on his mouthpiece. They got tired of hearing his quotes from Star Trek and Monty Python episodes.

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Flukee   2/25/2011 5:03:54 PM
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Miquel told him he should learn salsa before he takes his vacation to Mexico next month. Won't he be surprised.

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wilber_xbox   2/25/2011 5:38:48 PM
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Isn't he the guy who recently took the stress management course.

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Matt.Zeglen   2/25/2011 6:23:28 PM
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It looks like Frank's testing out the new audio noise generator.

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RonInSanJose   2/25/2011 9:58:36 PM
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There has got to be a better way of testing the noise cancelling algorithms

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Mark Bottomley   2/26/2011 1:54:54 AM
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I told him he would get better sound with a TUBE amplifier.

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Silicon_Smith   2/27/2011 8:42:04 PM
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Nice one!

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bob's really stress testing the AI enhanced voice recognition software from the geeks downstairs. wait a minute, the screen just printed "stop it ... can't take anymore ..."

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wilber_xbox   2/27/2011 5:24:55 PM
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this time the number of captions for this cartoon has been quite low. I am eagerly waiting for the winning caption.

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Silicon_Smith   2/27/2011 8:43:24 PM
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"Bob has been having Band-Width issues lately."

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zeeglen   2/28/2011 2:04:16 AM
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Maybe we should approve his requisition for a function generator after all.

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rnprnprnp   2/28/2011 1:04:46 PM
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...and this is the ring tone department.

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rnprnprnp   2/28/2011 1:06:34 PM
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Just ignore him. That is how he responds to telemarketers.

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rnprnprnp   2/28/2011 1:08:31 PM
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Don't worry, the engineering department removed all the valves and replaced them with MOSFETS.

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didymus7   2/28/2011 2:20:42 PM
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Well, our CEO has this fetish...

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didymus7   2/28/2011 2:21:36 PM
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He blows, but it still sucks.

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Jack_F   3/1/2011 10:41:33 AM
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Customer survey shown we lag behind competitors in the 'fair play' cathegory and the consultant company suggested putting our best guys to work on it. You'll team up with Bob.

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Jack_F   3/1/2011 10:46:48 AM
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... and that's the "daily blow job for every worker" the headhunter mentioned during the interview.

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Reagan.Thomas   3/1/2011 3:26:37 PM
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...and Morton here is developing our new line of effects pedals for brass instruments.

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Russ Ingram   3/1/2011 6:48:18 PM
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I guess he's still upset after I told him his design really blows!

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didymus7   3/1/2011 7:08:52 PM
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Our latest employee survey said that management sucks, so they're out to prove they blow.

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Jeff.Mercure   3/1/2011 7:38:16 PM
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Our IT department recently tightened our password rules...

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That's our director. It seems that someone told him to blow it out of his...uh, nevermind.

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AnalogCircuit   3/1/2011 9:08:56 PM
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Since I created this holographic display of a man blowing a tuba, people have stopped touching my lab equipment

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MHK_#1   3/2/2011 6:26:09 AM
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He wants to communicate with his next cubicle neighbor. His neighbor uses trumpet always.

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stevefrisbie   3/2/2011 9:25:05 PM
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1. "He figures if folks see the tuba, they'll miss the fact that he's not working" -- 2. "Sometimes it's better to be seen as annoying rather than incompetent" -- 3. "He's an instrumental part of our office"

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"It's the latest fix from the ergonomics team for reducing repetitive stress injuries, but I hear OSHA and HR are still waffling..."

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"He had grad school advisors from the music and physics departments at Rice. The committee won't give him his doctorate unless they all agree he's created the ultimate superconductor."

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Robert Hoem   3/5/2011 12:36:39 AM
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This is our latest cost-cutting effort. Bill, here, is running the low frequency response test and the destructive vibration analysis at the same time!

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And all this time, we thought it was the fluorescent lights causing the low frequency noise problem.



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