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Brian @bhuinga

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DanB @danbeggs

TFW when your critical project is stalled by a socializer that repeatedly misses their own committments.

Brian @bhuinga

Sounds about right

Tanya Mott @tmott13

happy no traffic monday

Ravish Chawla @rchawla.atl

yay President's day

Brian @bhuinga

Do people actually have today off?

Tanya Mott @tmott13

school's out so i think folks just took it off

my bf is off today (non holiday related) and would have rather stayed home with him but maybe i'll be productive in the office --- buuuut I have 3 meetings today

John Corry @jcorry

don't you have to pull up your code?

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

The gym was empty this morning. I think a lot of people do have today off

Tanya Mott @tmott13

that was horse shit -- my pm is not letting that happen

Brian @bhuinga

my kid's daycare isnt closed...hmm

Tanya Mott @tmott13

isn't kinda one of those holidays where you don't know who's off and what's open, etc

believe it's a bank holiday tho

Brian @bhuinga

I know traffic was really light until the Ashford Dunwoody exit where a car was broke down in the middle of the exit lane. yay

Keith Nash @tallkeith

It’s a bank holiday, but some banks still have their retail locations open. They just hold all transactions until tomorrow

I imagine post offices are closed

Tanya Mott @tmott13

prob so

and damn - I took 285 to Ashford just fine this morning - it was after 9 tho

actually only took me 20 mins to get to work

usually it's 45

Brian @bhuinga

yeah this was around 7:40

westbound exit

Tanya Mott @tmott13

yes, I was also wb

wow

right

so I have meetings from 1-4 scheduled today

do I head home on lunch or stay til 4?

Brian @bhuinga

why not just head home now? then video into the meetings

Tanya Mott @tmott13

all the meetings are video

Brian @bhuinga

well there you go

Tanya Mott @tmott13

well teams

Brian @bhuinga

50% of my office is at a big industry conference so it's a ghost town here

Tanya Mott @tmott13

my boss saw my face this morning so check there

yeah my company and team are distributed too

conference is good

Brian @bhuinga

Guess I'll start re-extensioning the phones at the warehouses. Only about 900 phones to redo because the previous guy didn't know what he was doing

Tanya Mott @tmott13

wow

Brian @bhuinga

and it's Crisco so it's a pain in the ass

Tanya Mott @tmott13

these meetings kill my productivity - i've never had so many meetings before

Brian @bhuinga

sometimes I book a 'meeting' and a conference room just to block off some time

Tanya Mott @tmott13

smart

I was only in the office twice last week - coming in is almost pointless

Keith Nash @tallkeith

@randlehandle has been awfully quiet lately... I wonder if he is knee deep in cat-6 cables, or if he voiced his displeasure with his company and they canned him and took away his computer

Randle @randlehandle

The look on my daughters face...

Keith Nash @tallkeith

> This is fine

Glad you are unplugged for a bit, @randlehandle

Tanya Mott @tmott13

nice

Randle @randlehandle

:) till Saturday

Youngest got sick last night and had to take her to urgent care but she’s better today

Tanya Mott @tmott13

that's good

my trip next month had some changes, going to puerto rico with some friends the week following my bday. my friend got me and the bf round trip tickets for $200 total.

Brian @bhuinga

noice

going to little Cayman for Scuba diving in April

it cost considerably more than $200 :joy:

Tanya Mott @tmott13

haha

we are flying spirit, which is fine. my friend is frugal so we are like twins in that aspect

we aren't scuba'n but snorkeling yes, as well as the rainforest and driving ATVs

staying in Rincon for two days, then the rest in San Juan

renting a car too so can't wait to explore

Brian @bhuinga

I haven't gone scuba diving in 5 years (since I got married). It's my favorite thing to do.

Tanya Mott @tmott13

I would love to do it

Brian @bhuinga

you could prob do a resort pass type thing in PR

Tanya Mott @tmott13

I love water/I am a water sign haha

Brian @bhuinga

where you do a 2hr training then go diving with the dive master

it's only valid for that trip but lets you know whether you're into it

Tanya Mott @tmott13

right

Brian @bhuinga

Pisces ftw

Tanya Mott @tmott13

the bf isn't that big on water since he's an air sign -- he's been persuading me to parasail and sky dive

Brian @bhuinga

but there's no cute aminals to see up in the air

Tanya Mott @tmott13

like he has zero fear of air and heights since he's done it before

right

so I made a deal with him that i'll parasail later this year in fl

:see_no_evil:

DanB @danbeggs

My dad flew in the army and was funny about that stuff. “Don’t jump out of a perfectly good airplane.”

Tanya Mott @tmott13

ha

my bf served in the air force

DanB @danbeggs

Nice

Tanya Mott @tmott13

he could be a pilot

i'm like no thanks - i'll just be a pax

John Corry @jcorry

discourage that if you can

Brian @bhuinga
Tanya Mott @tmott13

he's not actually going for it but he has no fear in that

that video ---- ugghhhh

John Corry @jcorry

That's not a parasailing fail...that's a kiteboarding fail

Tanya Mott @tmott13

nooo

topher Dick @topher

My dad was a paratrooper and is the one who talked me into “jumping out of a perfectly good airplane” (the phrasing was exact)

Tanya Mott @tmott13

that's like those weird dreams where i'm free falling

topher Dick @topher

except it’d be like one of those horrible realities where you’re free falling…

Brian @bhuinga

I have dreams where I can breathe underwater. That would be nice

Tanya Mott @tmott13

dreams are weird

John Corry @jcorry

I had a really vivid dream once...broke an egg on a griddle and it was a double yolked egg

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John Corry @jcorry

went to work at the diner I cooked at that night...during my shift I broke an egg on the grill and it had 2 yolks

Jerald Sheets @cvquesty

I did that about 3 days ago.

ooo! Deja-vu! You found a glitch in the matrix!

John Corry @jcorry

yah!

Brian @bhuinga

the matrix found a glitch in you

John Corry @jcorry

Jerald Sheets @cvquesty

That particular shot is right before he actually gets grzed with a bulet

(ew saw it a couple weeks ago)

Tanya Mott @tmott13

deja-vu is cool

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

I've got a skype interview scheduled for this evening, but I've caught a cold and I feel terrible

power through, or try to reschedule?

Brian @bhuinga

take a bunch of cold meds (with pseudoephedrine) and power through

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

i.e. seem flaky or be about 30% dumber during the interview?

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

the answer is always P O W E R

topher Dick @topher

are you trending ‘better’ or trending ‘worse’? (i.e. will you be better this evening, or worse this evening?)

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

trending worse

Brian @bhuinga

take even more cold meds then

the answer is always more medication

topher Dick @topher

apologize and reschedule

(we’re a helpful lot, aren’t we :grin:)

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

I mean, floating on a cloud of sudafed is probably not the image I want to project

topher Dick @topher

puffy eyes, red nose

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

... or is it?

Brian @bhuinga

i would go for Mucinex D

it has the pseudo kick, decongestant, expectorant, and cough suppressant all in one

get that D

or go to doc in a box and get a prednisone shot. that will make you feel alot better in a hurry

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

I kinda just want to climb back in bed and drink tea all day

Brian @bhuinga

I've had a lot of experience with getting sick the last year or so. Kiddo started daycare last august. Never been sick as often in my life

Veronica Kemp @veronicaskemp

Stay away from dayquil. That stuff makes me forget 90% of whatever I'm doing

but I'd say to medicate and just let them know at the start of the interview

Brian @bhuinga

you're not supposed to drink the whole bottle as one dose.

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

that's a powerful endorsement of dayquil

Veronica Kemp @veronicaskemp

maybe i'm just weak, but one dose turns me into a shell. maybe if I drink the whole bottle, i can astral project

if you do that during an interview, i'd be impressed

pames @p

i think both the candidate and the company get one reschedule per cycle before its excessive, especially if you give as much notice as possible (ideally 2+ business hours)

topher Dick @topher

I feel like this every day - getting out of bed and doing stuff we don’t want to be doing is part of the human condition…

Tanya Mott @tmott13

anything with the D is extra good

but reschedule fa sho

I only have 2 more hours of work time and 1 of them is for lunch

guess i'll go home at 4

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

I'm trying

I feel terrible, both about rescheduling, and just in general

A well Stephen never would have used that second comma, for instance

DanB @danbeggs

Burrow down under some covers and crank up the humidifier

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

alternatively, get you a 40 of dayquil and get this party started

db @jski

:tobyn:

Brian @bhuinga

all the execs and extended leadership are gone at this conference until wednesday. There is barely anybody on the IT floor and the only people upstairs are finance

hmm

cough I think I caught something from @stephen.tyndall

evan @evanseeds

NyQuil is 10% a cold remedy and 90% a recreational drug imo

Stephen Tyndall @stephen.tyndall

yeah, slack is bringing us new vectors for the worst diseases

Brian @bhuinga

dextromethorphan is a mild hallucinogen

one of the active ingredients in nyquil and robo

evan @evanseeds

good ol’ Trip Cs, am i right?

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

n o t t h a t m i l d

Brian @bhuinga

Coricidin?

<- used to work in a pharmacy. Title was "Drug Associate"

Tobyn Baugher @tobyn

i would insist on being called The Mule

Brian @bhuinga

we used to have a problem with kids stealing robitussin

topher Dick @topher

those crazy tussin-heads

Trey @treyhelmer

going to disney for a week, any suggestions other than face mask and hand sanitizer?

Brian @bhuinga

tranquilizer gun and darts for the kids

your kids, not others

Trey @treyhelmer

yeah last time i went it was like nascar with strollers

knocked a few into the rail tho

Jon Cobb @jcobb

self medicate heavily

Trey @treyhelmer

last few times ive been i learned to show up at 3pm, let the lard assess get hungry and tired and leave before we show up.

db @jski

when are you going

Trey @treyhelmer

first week in march

db @jski

do your fast passes as early as you can to not get effed out of like, the star wars rides

which is usually like, months in advance

Trey @treyhelmer

yeah we got those alreayd set up

Brian @bhuinga

last time I went we were waiting at the gate when they opened.

my dad had "a plan"

Trey @treyhelmer

we did that the first day and noticed everyone started bailing around 3ish, now we go second shift and its a lot better

Brian @bhuinga

things have prob changed there since the mid 90s

Trey @treyhelmer

yeah on average people weight about 100 pounds more. LOL

Michael Langford @mj_langford

@treyhelmer Cut out the commentary on bodies. It's not welcome here.

Trey @treyhelmer

10-4 my bad

Randle @randlehandle

Don’t shame me

@treyhelmer bring as little as possible, knock out fast passes early, get there early AF for the avatar rides and the Star Wars ride

AF

Trey @treyhelmer

im sure star wars will be slammed

Randle @randlehandle

bring extra shoes and

This is for all men, I can’t stress this enough:

https://2undr.com/us/

These underwear will change your life especially on Disney trips

Trey @treyhelmer

i will be bringing a stroller that gets pretty loaded up with drinks, snacks etc.

Randle @randlehandle

I only wear these and all my stuff thanks me for it

Trey @treyhelmer

i was actually pretty shocked that they let me bring in a small yeti that i loaded up on the bottom rack of the stroller last time

Randle @randlehandle

Yeah that’s no prob

But the underwear....

That is the most important

Trey @treyhelmer

i need to do more research on that lol

Randle @randlehandle

A few years ago I decided I needed a hobby. I then discovered the world of luxury underwear. I purchased underwear from all around the world and found that Australians know their shit when it comes to support and comfort and quality

DanB @danbeggs

Why not just wear a kilt?

Trey @treyhelmer

ill have to think about the showing up early thing, last time i was there (2 years ago) the 3pm to closing was much more enjoyable.

Randle @randlehandle

2under + a kilt will blow your mind. Much better than freeballin

Trey @treyhelmer

i usually just kill 2 birds with one stone and go with the spandex biker shorts :joy:

Randle @randlehandle

Everything touches everything in those

These keep everything separate

They way they should be

Trey @treyhelmer

maybe all that React coding has gone to your underwear

Randle @randlehandle

I’m no coder, just a man that’s knows what’s best for my junk

Trey @treyhelmer

i like the idea, no cross contamination

Randle @randlehandle

There are literally dozens of us

Jerald Sheets @cvquesty

Over in #jobs on what planet is it a good idea for a telecom billing platform to be run via Excel? Let that one burn, folks.

Randle @randlehandle

Nope

Brian @bhuinga

"This is a position that requires a heavy concentration of data"

translation: you will be doing busy work all day, every day

Jerald Sheets @cvquesty

Brian @bhuinga

oh yeah, there it is further down...the magic word

Pivot tables

Randle @randlehandle

Need to pivot your ass in the other direction

Steven Kulesza @stevenn.kulesza

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Randle @randlehandle

Like that guy

Brian @bhuinga

he applied for the job

Randle @randlehandle

He’s not wearing the right undies

Keith Nash @tallkeith

Apparently Peter Alexander knows his underwear

Brian @bhuinga

maybe both

I suspect that the Aussies have a good handle on swamp ass prevention. Since it's hotter than hell there.

Keith Nash @tallkeith

:indeed:

topher Dick @topher

I'm a Mack Weldon guy, myself...

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Tanya Mott @tmott13

meetings :sleeping:

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topher Dick @topher

I thought @randlehandle wasn’t supposed to be around for a week? https://tech404.slack.com/archives/C0KEEDK34/p1581715131142800

even with his appearances it’s been quiet around here today… . I assume all the cool people went off and formed a #newranting and are hiding out there…

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