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Boy. . . . . . ., did I mess up

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posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 10:57 PM
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I've had to spend the past few days away from my lovely coast of Oregon and suffer within the heat and traffic of Portland, Oregon.

I was filling in for a director that found work elsewhere.

In the past few days I have openly told my ""betters" that if I were in charge of this branch, I would place instructions on the tip of a combat boot and kick the idiots so they could read what I wanted in a mirror.


I assumed that this would assure that they would never bother me again and that I could go back to my quiet coastal office and enjoy my solitude in my twilight years.

Instead they promoted me, against my wishes.


I now run the Portland office as well as the coastal office.

I said it would cost them.

They said they would pay.

I said I would expense the hell out of them.

They upped my credit limit on my corporate card.

I said I would fire at least two people.

They said, "Make it three".

So now I am a regional director.



I am never going to retire and follow my dreams of being a backup singer for Lady Gaga.



DAMMIT!




posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:03 PM
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No good deed goes unpunished.

Be sure to kick Gunther extra hard to celebrate before you fire him.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:04 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy


Also a regional manager.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:04 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
No good deed goes unpunished.

Be sure to kick Gunther extra hard to celebrate before you fire him.


My Gunther quota just quadrupled.


I have a plethora of sad Gunther's now.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:06 PM
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originally posted by: atsgrounded
a reply to: DBCowboy


Also a regional manager.


Managers I eat for lunch.

Managers are kibble.

I am a minor god now and have the power to hurt puppies.


I would never hurt puppies.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:10 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

Just means you are a puppy lover.

How about gridiron ... and instead of the ball ... we use pussy kittens.

Are you a cat lover?

P


PS. Congrats.

edit on 31/7/2018 by pheonix358 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:11 PM
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To be honest, I am just surprised to learn you live anywhere near Portland.


Must be a serious gig if they got ol' DBCowboy out to that liberal hellhole.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:12 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
I've had to spend the past few days away from my lovely coast of Oregon and suffer within the heat and traffic of Portland, Oregon.

I was filling in for a director that found work elsewhere.

In the past few days I have openly told my ""betters" that if I were in charge of this branch, I would place instructions on the tip of a combat boot and kick the idiots so they could read what I wanted in a mirror.


I assumed that this would assure that they would never bother me again and that I could go back to my quiet coastal office and enjoy my solitude in my twilight years.

Instead they promoted me, against my wishes.


I now run the Portland office as well as the coastal office.

I said it would cost them.

They said they would pay.

I said I would expense the hell out of them.

They upped my credit limit on my corporate card.

I said I would fire at least two people.

They said, "Make it three".

So now I am a regional director.



I am never going to retire and follow my dreams of being a backup singer for Lady Gaga.


Proof at last you're an Authoritarian Fascist.

No matter how handsome you shine up your goosestepping boots, you're going down for this!




posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:13 PM
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If a worker is worthless and is screwing up the workers that produce profit, sometimes they promote them so they can't mess up the production of the workers. The more the messup, the higher the promotion.

Congratulations on your promotion






PS. sometimes they promote people because they are good, but that would not have been as interesting of a post.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:16 PM
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originally posted by: Lightdhype
To be honest, I am just surprised to learn you live anywhere near Portland.


Must be a serious gig if they got ol' DBCowboy out to that liberal hellhole.


Open secret?

I love Portland!



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:17 PM
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make em regret it!

Cheers!



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:18 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

originally posted by: DBCowboy
I've had to spend the past few days away from my lovely coast of Oregon and suffer within the heat and traffic of Portland, Oregon.

I was filling in for a director that found work elsewhere.

In the past few days I have openly told my ""betters" that if I were in charge of this branch, I would place instructions on the tip of a combat boot and kick the idiots so they could read what I wanted in a mirror.


I assumed that this would assure that they would never bother me again and that I could go back to my quiet coastal office and enjoy my solitude in my twilight years.

Instead they promoted me, against my wishes.


I now run the Portland office as well as the coastal office.

I said it would cost them.

They said they would pay.

I said I would expense the hell out of them.

They upped my credit limit on my corporate card.

I said I would fire at least two people.

They said, "Make it three".

So now I am a regional director.



I am never going to retire and follow my dreams of being a backup singer for Lady Gaga.


Proof at last you're an Authoritarian Fascist.

No matter how handsome you shine up your goosestepping boots, you're going down for this!



I know.




posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:26 PM
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Congrats?



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:27 PM
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I am so sorry for you. What a horror. Although the weather up there seems as confused as the people.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:30 PM
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originally posted by: Justso
I am so sorry for you. What a horror. Although the weather up there seems as confused as the people.


3 years in Tacoma, WA / Ft Lewis was enough "The Great NorthWest" for me.

9 months of Grey Skies and Drizzling Rain!

I will stick with the mid-west.


edit on 31-7-2018 by infolurker because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:34 PM
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a reply to: infolurker

I will stick with the south/like Floriduh south. People are confused and dumb-I fit right in.



posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:36 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

Congrats!

Join me, and together, we can rule the Empire as Father and Son.




posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:42 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy




posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:49 PM
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This is me with two different departments to run.





posted on Jul, 31 2018 @ 11:51 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

delegate tasks.
make sure they know failure means they will be fed to middle management
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