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  • Irish Woman doesn’t know how to take me sometimes.
    • Run the side of the minivan down a cement pole in a parking garage, but nobody gets hurt?  No biggee.  We’ve got more important things to worry about.
    • Get laid off from a job?  We’ll survive.  Not going to cry about it.
    • Chew gum in a closed car when I’m already irritated by her choice of modern country music?  Suddenly, she’s married to an irrational twit.
  • Having roses delivered to the house goes a long way toward proving that I’m worth keeping around for another year.
  • The cost of getting useful information out of any technical training is getting through the first two hours of folks having trouble connecting to the website and introducing themselves.
  • If you’re going to sell me something as a ‘neck knife’, please be sure that the necklace attached to the sheath will fit around my head.
    • When I tried it on, I looked like I’d crowned myself with a bladed weapon.
  • Am I the only one who considers it rude to ask an instructor which of the assignments in a class can be ignored?
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  1. SPEMack

     /  November 13, 2017

    Modern country is, with the exception of Chris Stapleton, absolute garbage


  2. “It’s the phylactery of my people.”

    Did you ask the trainer in front of other trainees?


  3. The Old Sarge

     /  November 14, 2017

    Isn’t “country music” an oxymoron??? 🙂


  4. Phssthpok

     /  November 14, 2017
  5. Don’t get me started on web meetings/’instructional’ online crap… Grrrrr


    • Times like this, I miss the instructor in Germany who used to keep our attention by occasionally throwing a grenade simulator up onto the tin roof of the ‘classroom’


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