For next: 34582
Since last post: 3497 days
Last activity: 3497 days
|#1 Posted on 19.11.05 1349.50 |
Reposted on: 19.11.12 1349.53
| Today, for me, it's the W. |
But mostly, when I'm wasting time at work, I'm usually reading a book or magazine.
|Promote this thread!|| |
For next: 109426
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.
Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 hour
|AIM: || ||#2 Posted on 20.11.05 0016.58 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 0017.54
| Used to be able to goof around alot on the computer, but now the company has people who make sure that no longer happens by watching everyones computer records. |
So now we just have the phone to goof off with.
|Brian P. Dermody
For next: 139296
From: New York, NY
Since last post: 1250 days
Last activity: 673 days
|AIM: || |
|Y!: ||#3 Posted on 20.11.05 1146.19 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 1148.08
| How *don't* I waste time at work?|
I'm at work right now.
I've also been known to (in my employment history) blog, work on a screenplay, read a magazine, spend too long in the mens' room, eBay, shave, go out in the parking lot to play with the dog, pretend I smoke, pretend I was doing something for the boss's boss and go to a topless joint instead, watch TV, bother the girl who was working the bakery counter, draw up schematics for how to position the security cameras in such a way that I can steal cigarettes, paint my fingernails black, e-fed, look for dates, try to get the butterface receptionist to go out with me and work on my impression of the Ned Flanders-looking boss I once had.
For next: 140291
From: Quebec City, CAN
Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 5 hours
|#4 Posted on 20.11.05 2115.11 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 2115.26
| - Go to the men's room and simply sit on the john for a good 20 minutes, then passing it off as "bad dinner".|
- I'm in a warehouse, so I just walk around with a decided pace to a pre-determined destination. Once there, I look around as if searching for someone or something, then walk to another destination, with said decided pace. Repeat until bored.
For next: 113517
Since last post: 31 min.
Last activity: 29 min.
|#5 Posted on 20.11.05 2244.09 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 2245.22
- Goofing off on the internet.
- Reading books, magazines, or e-mail newsletters and calling it "professional development."
- Playing Yahtzee on my Palm Pilot.
- Pooping on company time.
- Extended extended coffee breaks.
For next: 459426
From: Long Island
Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 7 days
|#6 Posted on 20.11.05 2246.35 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 2248.02
| Moderate here, as well as on the Mothership, but mostly LJ. Most of the other stuff I do to dick around is somewhat work-related. |
For next: 301029
From: Naples, FL
Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 1 hour
|AIM: || ||#7 Posted on 20.11.05 2246.40 |
Reposted on: 20.11.12 2248.12
| I worked at an ice-cream stand over the summer (I'm in school now), so there wasn't any computer-related goofing off I could do. I'd usually do a crossword or word search out of some books we have under the counter for occasions such as rainy days. If I worked Sunday afternoons, I'd bring the newspaper to read. |
For next: 107544
From: Troy, NY
Since last post: 320 days
Last activity: 104 days
|#8 Posted on 21.11.05 0921.01 |
Reposted on: 21.11.12 0921.30
| For the most part, peruse/post on The W, check the news sites (legitimate news, not the wrestling newz) and check my e-mail. I don't get a TON of free time, but enough for me not to go nuts. |
For next: 449086
Since last post: 184 days
Last activity: 177 days
|#9 Posted on 21.11.05 1002.10 |
Reposted on: 21.11.12 1002.20
| When I want to waste time at work, I just try to get extra meticulous with the paper work. Most people are sloppy (as am I) but when I'm tired of working, I'll spend extra time making sure things are good. |
For next: 622256
From: Seattle, WA
Since last post: 38 days
Last activity: 23 hours
|AIM: || |
|Y!: ||#10 Posted on 21.11.05 1134.13 |
Reposted on: 21.11.12 1134.43
| Besides checking out this place, I'm working on two "I'm a huge sports-dork" projects right now. One is collecting data to make my annual "NCAA Football National Championship Tournament" brackets that I'll play out (but not finish, probably) on my PS2. The second is a rescoring of NASCAR's Nextel/Winston Cup races to see how the season championships would play out if they used my (obviously far superior to their) scoring system. That started out to answer the "Would Mark Martin have won a title?"-question (no), turned into "How many titles would Earnhardt have won?" (five, not seven), and now has turned into "How many would Richard Petty have won?" |
For next: 73400
From: Nitro WV
Since last post: 21 days
Last activity: 18 hours
|#11 Posted on 23.11.05 1822.37 |
Reposted on: 23.11.12 1822.41
| Reading the news paper and eating the gosh darn junk food everbody brings in. F**K! |
For next: 64633
From: Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Since last post: 385 days
Last activity: 32 days
|#12 Posted on 24.11.05 0845.03 |
Reposted on: 24.11.12 0845.18
| The fact that I post here every day pretty much sums it up...|
I just like to surf the web and check out what's going on everywhere else in the world...
For next: 263058
From: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Since last post: 37 days
Last activity: 10 days
|#13 Posted on 25.11.05 1559.08 |
Reposted on: 25.11.12 1559.21
| MTS just added "Dig Dug" to their downloadable games for your cell phone.|
For next: 4000
From: Worcester, MA
Since last post: 141 days
Last activity: 59 min.
|#14 Posted on 28.11.05 2221.11 |
Reposted on: 28.11.12 2222.52
| At work I have a lot of time when programs are loading, or the Windows update is at work, so I read anything that can kill some time.|
The W is obviously one of them, but I also like to read the Boston sports pages online, ESPN.Com and the Sportsguy, as well as Anime News Network, among others.
(edited by Keeper on 28.11.05 2321)
For next: 7774
From: The Houston 'burbs
Since last post: 353 days
Last activity: 353 days
|#15 Posted on 29.11.05 0008.34 |
Reposted on: 29.11.12 0013.22
| I used to kill time by chatting on Yahoo Messenger, until some spyware got into the company database and a nice sexually suggestive ad popped up on someone's screen. Oops. And can't use Web Messenger, 'cause they monitor our website surfing and any chatting is strongly prohibited.|
Now: Microsoft Hearts, paper ball fights and the occasional 2am rendezvous with the vivacious future Mrs. Twister in the parking garage next door.
|ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE