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but our new offices are VERY open-plan
Go to desk of person A
Use person A's phone to call person B.
Give phone to person A "It's for you".
I assume you have an internal phone system?
and to their credit they did
remember it for next time.
I shut my door and turn up my msuic. or join in. Oh wait. it's usually me having the shouty conversatoins across the office :/
I'd like them to cock off so that I can drink my Prosecco in peace
Shout accross the office to get your attention, then start trying to continue the conversation at normal volume, rendering them inaudible.
Call me or speak up!
who are basically a legion of identical women of a certain age.
If we even whisper we get glares and exaggerated coughs and the occasional passive aggressive comment and then 10 mins later they're all "WENDY HAVE YOU DONE DIFFERENTIAL NON BINOMIALS WITH YEAR 10 YET?" "NO GLADYS WE'VE BEEN BUSY RE-FACTORING POLYNOMIAL PYTHOAGOREANS"
PEOPLE WHO: get pissy with you VIA TEXT MESSAGE because you say ONE ENGINEER cannot be in BLACKBURN and PETERBOROUGH at 10am on MONDAY MORNING
FFFUUCCCKCKK OFFFFFF YOU BEELLLL ENNNDDD
whats so hard to get?
Theres no way I'm gonna get out of here at 5pm
I think this guy thinks that my office: his office.
I DO NOT LIKE MY SPACE BEING INVADED.
One sits opposite me. Another NEVER SHUTS UP TALKING AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY AND IS A HUGE CUNT.