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  1. gush

    gush She said "huge bag of dibs".

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    I normally enjoy my job. Great company, great benefits and great co workers but there are occasions where I'd rather stay home.........today is one of those days.

    3 degrees with 17 below wind chill here in SE Iowa and I'll be working outside most of the day.

    Truck scale down probably needs a new load cell.

    Friday looks like snow for our area but I'll be inside at FedEx so that's ok but today is going to suck.

    Stay warm folks.
     
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  2. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Yuck
     
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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    Home is where the guitars are.
     
  4. Dirty_Boogie

    Dirty_Boogie Still got the ol' tagger on it

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    And fortunately I work from home, about 15 feet from my guitars. :D Close enough to walk to whenever I need a break (i.e., a fix), but not close enough to reach over and grab one when I get the urge (which is most of the time.) Hmm... I feel a break coming up.
     
  5. Wakester

    Wakester Re Member

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    Personnally, i hate my job, hate my employer, the benefits suck, and i would rather stay home too. On the bright side i have been looking for other jobs, so have that going for me. Hopefully when i get a new job they will approve time off to go to Experience in May, and mexico in July
     
  6. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I've been working from home all week, expecting a NGD delivery. So far it's been a snow go:(
     
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  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I like retirement.
    I get to look at when the deep freeze is coming and choose to go somewhere warm, or hibernate by the fireplace. I think this round, I’ll have a big dinner and hibernate.
    Sorry Sergio, no new guitar next week.
     
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  8. Shawn@PRS

    Staff Member Moderator

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    Wow, stay warm!
     
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  9. RickP

    RickP One Guitar Short...

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    +1 on this concept... I am adjusting to the retired life just fine. Every time I hear someone having to work in the cold (or heat, or any other bad scenario) I feel more blessed to have finally reached the "work when I wanna" phase of life. Huge level of respect to all who are still out there doing what's needed to get food on the table, a roof over the head, and a PRS in the stand.

    Oh and we have the reverse temperature on the Gulf Coast today... 71. Brutal.
     
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  10. Plugske

    Plugske You plug it in, it turns you on.

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    I do love the work that I am doing right now. During my school years I made a wrong decision and pursued an education as electrician while I should have chosen for mechanics. Dropped out of school and started working as a lorry driver. After my emigration to Sweden I got the opportunity to work as a mechanic/constructer. Working on forestry machinery/heavy equipment and working with metal like milling, cutting and welding. Work feels like a hobby and get paid for doing it as well. All the tools you will ever need at my disposal. Location is 600m from my house as a bonus so technically I can walk to get to work.
     
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  11. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Oh, you silly northerners.
     
  12. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I'm in this boat, too. Oddly, I don't take the time to play, which I should. The Mrs being around all the time is cramping my style!
     
  13. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    Stay warm, been there:mad::confused:
     
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  14. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I hate my employer, too. Unfortunately, I’m self-employed. :(
     
  15. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Tell him do buy you a drink!
     
  16. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    He just did! Not only do I hate him, my wife agrees!

    “But you’re sleeping with the Boss’ wife.”

    “That doesn’t necessarily mean I’m having a good time.”
     
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  17. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    My boss has the temperament of a [email protected] toddler!
     
  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    At least your boss is cute and cuddly.
     
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  19. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    Pretty much the major reason why I don’t quit.
     
  20. Ryan Murphy

    Ryan Murphy Stares at bright lights

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    I pray you have a place inside to poop. ;)
     

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