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“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#84853 Apr 29, 2013
PEllen wrote:
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(Dog- Go Blu is a guy ,so if you want to call him your honey,....)
Really? Thanks, honey.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#84854 Apr 29, 2013
clocks with no numbers??? Who would buy such a thing?
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Sigh. Ithought it was 11 so I fixed my lunch. 45 minutes later, coworker asks why I'm eating lunch an hour early (she's been sitting here the whole time). Stupid new clocks with no numbers on them.
It's gonna be a long afternoon.

Since: Jan 10

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#84855 Apr 29, 2013
RACE wrote:
clocks with no numbers??? Who would buy such a thing?
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I know. But most clocks seem to have either no numbers or just 12-3-6-9. I need numbers, all 12 of them.
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#84856 Apr 29, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I know. But most clocks seem to have either no numbers or just 12-3-6-9. I need numbers, all 12 of them.
Look at it this way, it was lunchtime HERE when you ate! Along that line of thinking, you should be allowed to go home when it's quitting time here, too!

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#84858 Apr 29, 2013
RACE wrote:
clocks with no numbers??? Who would buy such a thing?
<quoted text>
Ever seen a Movado watch? Their signature is a face with a single dot at 12 o'clock.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#84859 Apr 29, 2013
Yes I have. A watch I can see, but not an office clock.
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Ever seen a Movado watch? Their signature is a face with a single dot at 12 o'clock.

Since: Jan 10

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#84860 Apr 29, 2013
RACE wrote:
Yes I have. A watch I can see, but not an office clock.
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The clock I Had was fine, but one guy was so moved by his 20 or 25 year anniversary recently, he custom ordered a ton of these clocks (with our logo, motto, etc.) and replaced the already-existing clocks with these.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#84861 Apr 29, 2013
Most people should be able to read a clock without numbers. Numbers are helpful, yes, but not necessary.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#84862 Apr 29, 2013
I agree that clocks aren't necessary. I probably fee that way b/c I have the time on my office phone, on my computer in the right hand corner, when I'm out of the office I can see the time at a glance on my cell. There are buildings with huge digital clocks.

I never wear a watch. Althought I do like the white ceramic watches more for the style. I might get one of those.

Since: Jan 10

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#84863 Apr 29, 2013
I work with a few very smart engineers who are the same way: They need numbers on their clocks.

Since: Oct 12

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#84864 Apr 29, 2013
I was never a watch guy....just never felt the need...all my cars had clocks...work alway's had them.....cable box and oven have clocks....enough clocks..... never got it....

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#84865 Apr 29, 2013
Just posted this on FB, but I still need to complain:

How the hell is this guy going to go moving up an assignment by a whole freaking week? There is a schedule for a reason. People make plans according to the schedule that HE provided and now he's going and screwing it (and everything else for which time has been budgeted) all up. I am SO pissed right now!

/rant (sorta)

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#84866 Apr 29, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>What is the position, you are seeking?
Downward dog.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#84867 Apr 29, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
Most people should be able to read a clock without numbers. Numbers are helpful, yes, but not necessary.
Numbers? Not necessary, but there should be at least some sort of marker/placeholder/lines where the numbers would go. I can easily understand someone not being able to guestimate where the 4 or 5 start and end.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#84868 Apr 29, 2013
Toj wrote:
I agree that clocks aren't necessary. I probably fee that way b/c I have the time on my office phone, on my computer in the right hand corner, when I'm out of the office I can see the time at a glance on my cell.
This. If I'm sitting at work, every one of these would be a place I'd check before looking at an analog wall clock.

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#84869 Apr 29, 2013
Toj wrote:
I agree that clocks aren't necessary. I probably fee that way b/c I have the time on my office phone, on my computer in the right hand corner, when I'm out of the office I can see the time at a glance on my cell. There are buildings with huge digital clocks.

I never wear a watch. Althought I do like the white ceramic watches more for the style. I might get one of those.
When I started subbing, I asked my husband to get me a watch with numbers and a second hand for Christmas. Classes end at strange times (like 11:17) and not all of the rooms have working clocks. Also, you are not allowed to take phones out while you are working with the students.

I don't wear one when I'm not working, though. I get too anal retentive when it comes to time and not wearing a watch helps me to calm down.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#84872 Apr 29, 2013
Ha!
Years and years ago (before I lived in FL) I was visiting, and apparently I had a habit of looking at my watch. My buddy was like "WTF you looking at your watch for? You're on vacation." So I took my watch off and did not put one back on until that same buddy gave me a Seiko some 17 years later. Waterproof to like 8 atmospheres or something. Said he never expected me to do something like that. So now I wear that watch when I go out or visit him, part of the bling package and all that. But as habit, I still dont wear one.
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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When I started subbing, I asked my husband to get me a watch with numbers and a second hand for Christmas. Classes end at strange times (like 11:17) and not all of the rooms have working clocks. Also, you are not allowed to take phones out while you are working with the students.
I don't wear one when I'm not working, though. I get too anal retentive when it comes to time and not wearing a watch helps me to calm down.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#84873 Apr 29, 2013
RACE wrote:
Ha!
Years and years ago (before I lived in FL) I was visiting, and apparently I had a habit of looking at my watch. My buddy was like "WTF you looking at your watch for? You're on vacation." So I took my watch off and did not put one back on until that same buddy gave me a Seiko some 17 years later. Waterproof to like 8 atmospheres or something. Said he never expected me to do something like that. So now I wear that watch when I go out or visit him, part of the bling package and all that. But as habit, I still dont wear one.
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I have a watch that needs a battery. It's needed one for at least three years. I keep forgetting to take it with me when I go to the mall. Apparently it's the only place in town that replaces Fossil batteries. I don't know why. <shrug> I have a bunch of other watches too. They all need batteries. There's a Seiko (which I love btw) that I want for a graduation gift. It's like 600.00. Every time I mention it people look at me like I'm speaking Martian. <shrug again>

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84874 Apr 29, 2013
RACE wrote:
Ha!
Years and years ago (before I lived in FL) I was visiting, and apparently I had a habit of looking at my watch. My buddy was like "WTF you looking at your watch for? You're on vacation." So I took my watch off and did not put one back on until that same buddy gave me a Seiko some 17 years later. Waterproof to like 8 atmospheres or something. Said he never expected me to do something like that. So now I wear that watch when I go out or visit him, part of the bling package and all that. But as habit, I still dont wear one.
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My kids tell me that is a generational marker.People who have grown up with cell phones don't wear watches.
Thank your buddy for taking 20 years off your age.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#84875 Apr 29, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>My kids tell me that is a generational marker.People who have grown up with cell phones don't wear watches.
Thank your buddy for taking 20 years off your age.
I never have worn a watch. Well, maybe not never, but rarely. The first cell phone I got was when I was 35. I'm left handed but I tend to use both hands for various things. I think most lefties are like this. So a watch always bothered me.(mimi shrug) Guess I'm just different.:) Like THAT comes as a surprise.

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