Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 October 2019 - 10:36 PM)

Ex-Bundeswehr personnel, eh? Fascinating.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (20 October 2019 - 09:43 PM)

TF Roll Out Hot Rod's Presentation is coming real soon!!

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 01:05 PM)

So whenever he addresses his troops, he keeps cracking jokes. Sometimes these jokes are about the blunders he himself had made in his speech the previous day.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 01:01 PM)

At the moment, I'm blessed with a pretty nice superior. He's got a military background, but he takes an oddly entertaining approach to it. Imagine a stand-up comedian who accidentally enlisted as a drill sergeant.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 12:54 PM)

Another type of everyday absurdity: Imagine you're leaving your workplace for your lunchbreak. Upon your return, you discover that your workplace has been cordened and/or gated off during your break, with "construction site" warning signs everywhere. You go to your superior and tell him: "I can no longer access my workplace! Why is there suddenly a construction site?" Your superior takes a surpised look and says: "I don't know, first time I see this." You figure: "Must be a Tuesday, then."

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 12:51 PM)

It's kind of surreal, really.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 12:50 PM)

They agree that things are less than ideal, but they acknowledge that their scope of making decisions is limited. Oddly, I keep getting that regardless of how high up the chain of command I bother people.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 12:49 PM)

"I hear you, but you know how it is, there's nothing I can do about it." That's it, basically.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 October 2019 - 06:40 AM)

What's it like to have management that's willing to listen to things they don't want to hear? I've never seen that.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 04:41 AM)

I manage to argue within the company's own internal logic and point out the flaws, shortcomings and discrepancies between "official company policy" and "everyday company reality".

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 04:40 AM)

Many of my coworkers are scared to even talk to managers. I often discuss company matters with them I disagree with, and it isn't a rare occurrence that they say "yeah, you're right..."

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 04:38 AM)

I know how to watch my tone, and I prefer to keep things straightforward and factual, never to attack the person, always the problem itself.

@  Nevermore : (19 October 2019 - 04:37 AM)

The good thing for me is ever since a minor hiccup many years ago when I was still non-permanent, I've always managed to along just fine with my various superiors (I've been through over a dozen already). And that's despite my outspokenness, my blunt honesty and my oftentimes harsh criticism.

@  Sabrblade : (18 October 2019 - 11:04 PM)

With visuals presented by the Cybernet Space Cube

@  Dekafox : (18 October 2019 - 04:51 PM)

And don't forget to sign up for a cybersecurity seminar while you're there

@  Dekafox : (18 October 2019 - 04:47 PM)

Well you can always strap on some cyberlimbs and go into cyberspace for a cyberpunk experience

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 October 2019 - 04:28 PM)

You know that "cyber" doesn't mean "cyborg", right?

@  Maximus Ambus : (18 October 2019 - 04:16 PM)

So where's the Cyborgs on CYBERtron?

@  The Doctor Who : (18 October 2019 - 03:47 PM)

Click here and we can send you notifications about your desire to discontinue notifications!

@  Benbot : (18 October 2019 - 10:40 AM)

Why does every damn website want to send me notifications? NO, no one wants your popups! Quit asking!

@  Echowarrior : (18 October 2019 - 09:19 AM)

Amazon in the US has pretty good benefits, though, and even the temp workers had forty hours a week to start with. Even with minimum wage, that's pretty good pay.

@  Nevermore : (18 October 2019 - 01:20 AM)

Oh, the turnover rates are high here as well.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 October 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Amazon.com and .ca, on the other hand, can be pretty terrible. I know from your squawkbox posts that you guys have your issues with Amazon over there, although you're lucky to have stronger government regulations and a union there. I gather the warehouse workers in the USA and Canada have it pretty crappy, with very high turnover, close to minimum wage pay, and no unions

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 October 2019 - 09:38 PM)

Amazon.de doesn't really have the same issue. I've ordered from them (and UK, FR, IT and JP) several times, and their packaging is much better

@  Nevermore : (17 October 2019 - 05:22 PM)

I'm not sure how it works on the customer's end. As packers, we sometimes have items that are flagged as "overwrap", which means we absolutely have to put them into a box even if they're already in pretty sturdy manufacturer packaging.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 October 2019 - 03:05 PM)

Yeah, I really do wish amazon had an option to upgrade packaging for an extra buck or something. I hate their bubble mailers

@  Benbot : (17 October 2019 - 07:17 AM)

That's how it works. I just hope my order from Amazon doesn't arrive crushed because they idiotically stuffed it in an envelope.

@  Telly : (16 October 2019 - 10:48 PM)

my walmart is acting true to form. as soon as mirage arrives from amazon, my walmart gets his entire wave in after months of having wave 1 clogging the pegs....

@  Nevermore : (16 October 2019 - 05:18 PM)

I stirred up some trouble at work, complained about the blatant neglect of employee safety. Was asked to take photos and write down the locations so the matter could be properly escalated. Made me feel a little better.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 October 2019 - 02:55 PM)

I got stabbed in the eyelid by a mudwasp, pulled down a tree, and then got ice cream. You know, all told: not a bad day.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 October 2019 - 09:17 AM)

Burrunjor

@  Paladin : (15 October 2019 - 08:04 AM)

your mom.

@  Benbot : (15 October 2019 - 08:02 AM)

What's your favorite Paleolithic megafauna?

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 October 2019 - 10:06 PM)

Together with the Rhino G1 sets, probably the most expensive DVDs I ever bought

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 October 2019 - 10:01 PM)

I've still got the age-old Rhino sets

@  Telly : (14 October 2019 - 09:09 PM)

i didnt find that at any of the ones around here, so i had to settle for seasons 1 and 2 of duckman for $3

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 October 2019 - 07:45 PM)

Heck, I got the season 2/3 set for $3 (?) from a Dollar General discount bin :p

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 October 2019 - 07:29 PM)

The series is pretty cheap on DVD, too, which at least will work internet or no. The complete series set seems to be OOP, but there's a Season 1 set as well as a combined 2 & 3 set.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 October 2019 - 06:10 PM)

Woot! Beast wars!

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 October 2019 - 06:08 PM)

Yay! Tubi now has the first season of Rescue Bots and the full run of Beast Wars FINALLY available.

@  Benbot : (14 October 2019 - 02:16 PM)

Just like me in a game of Civilization. Don't have gunpowder? Time for your cities to burn.

@  Rycochet : (14 October 2019 - 01:51 PM)

He dubbed the peoples that saw him as bad news cannibals and savages before enslaving and wiping them out too.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 October 2019 - 01:40 PM)

And if they had been unfriendly: he would have simply slaughtered them with diseases they couldn't fight, and technology they couldn't match until they as a people did not exist. There's something about european backgrounds that drive us to exploit.

@  Rycochet : (14 October 2019 - 11:02 AM)

He described the peoples he encountered as some of the most friendly and giving in the world, so naturally, he ate all their food, enslaved them and put them to work looking for gold that did not exist, until they as a people did not exist.

@  Paladin : (14 October 2019 - 09:57 AM)

he landed by coincidence in front of long-term residents.

@  Sabrblade : (14 October 2019 - 09:55 AM)

He said the world was round-o! (He said the world was round-o!) He said it could be found-o! (He said it could be found-o!) That hypothetical, calculated, son-of-a-gun, Columbo! (That hypothetical, calculated, son-of-a-gun, Columbo!)

@  Benbot : (14 October 2019 - 09:22 AM)

In the year 1492, Columbus gave us the day off skoo

@  Noideaforaname : (14 October 2019 - 08:59 AM)

How often do people actually celebrate Columbus or the Pilgrims? Usually it just feels like celebrating the first break in the school year and a nice dinner with the family.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 October 2019 - 08:29 AM)

You've got like two more weeks until the american thanksgiving. Canadian thanksgiving is literally a harvest festival.

@  CVReynolds : (14 October 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Hey, everyone. Come together to enjoy this national holiday made to celebrate a mass-murderer who never set foot in the USA. What fun!


Photo
* * * * * 7 votes

Random thoughts from out of nowhere


122009 replies to this topic

#21 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:26 PM

QUOTE(Aiko Heiwa @ Mar 4 2013, 01:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think escalators are neat because they don't break. They turn into stairs.


And they are good for a turbo boost when they do work.

Random though: Being sick really friggin sucks.

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#22 (Deactivated) Rogue Drone

(Deactivated) Rogue Drone
  • Guests

Posted 05 March 2013 - 11:30 PM

When you have a good vacuum it sucks.

#23 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:02 PM

Sometimes my wife having me make my kids lunches is a bad idea. I make them the way I would want my lunch to be.

Yeah Im gonna get a talkin to in the morning.

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#24 The Doctor Who

The Doctor Who

    Mummy...?

  • Supporter
  • 18224 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Indiana, United States
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:06 PM

So my phone is apparently simultaneously inactive and functional. HAHAnaonsdnqoenouwhoqiwheq`087

nzo8WYb.png


#25 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:38 PM

QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Mar 20 2013, 11:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So my phone is apparently simultaneously inactive and functional. HAHAnaonsdnqoenouwhoqiwheq`087


I simultaneously understood and was dumbfounded icon-depth.gif

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#26 Eva Sigma

Eva Sigma

    Back to my old demonic ways

  • Citizen
  • 29961 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:A café in Mayhem.
  • Faction::Lesbian Ninja

Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:41 PM

I wish I had a reason to leave the house...

But I don't.
QUOTE(Contrary Mary @ Jul 10 2010, 09:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
boobs count as accessories.


QUOTE(Dvandom @ Oct 26 2010, 05:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Unless you are kaiju-sized, a shinkansen is not a sex toy.

---Dave
3DS Friend Code: 4613 9837 2957 (It's new! Re-add me! Give me your Friend Codes!)

#27 TheMightyMollusk

TheMightyMollusk

    Never to rest, always on a quest

  • Supporter
  • 45227 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 21 March 2013 - 02:03 AM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Mar 20 2013, 11:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sometimes my wife having me make my kids lunches is a bad idea. I make them the way I would want my lunch to be.

Yeah Im gonna get a talkin to in the morning.

This intrigues me and I wish to hear more.

Probably because I'm hungry.

#28 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 21 March 2013 - 03:10 PM

QUOTE(TheMightyMollusk @ Mar 21 2013, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Mar 20 2013, 11:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sometimes my wife having me make my kids lunches is a bad idea. I make them the way I would want my lunch to be.

Yeah Im gonna get a talkin to in the morning.

This intrigues me and I wish to hear more.

Probably because I'm hungry.


I have a 7 and 9 1/2 year old and when I make their lunches its hard for me to gauge the amount of meat/cheese on sandwiches and the amount of snacks in each baggie. I tend to give almost my size portions even though I try not too. And besides what kid wants an apple or nutritious things for lunch icon-fire.gif .

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#29 TheMightyMollusk

TheMightyMollusk

    Never to rest, always on a quest

  • Supporter
  • 45227 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 21 March 2013 - 03:12 PM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Mar 21 2013, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(TheMightyMollusk @ Mar 21 2013, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Mar 20 2013, 11:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sometimes my wife having me make my kids lunches is a bad idea. I make them the way I would want my lunch to be.

Yeah Im gonna get a talkin to in the morning.

This intrigues me and I wish to hear more.

Probably because I'm hungry.


I have a 7 and 9 1/2 year old and when I make their lunches its hard for me to gauge the amount of meat/cheese on sandwiches and the amount of snacks in each baggie. I tend to give almost my size portions even though I try not too. And besides what kid wants an apple or nutritious things for lunch icon-fire.gif .

At least you don't do what I do when I make myself a sandwich.

Full loaf of Italian bread, half a pound each of ham, salami, turkey, roast beef, pepperoni, and provolone cheese.

Makes about three days of full meals, AND doubles as a bludgeoning weapon.

Think I'm gonna have to make one tomorrow now.


#30 Jenny

Jenny
  • Citizen
  • 22938 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 21 March 2013 - 03:15 PM

Why does Skywarp want to be in this Japanese chick's race queen body?

Why do cows just stand their in the fields, just staring at you? THEIR PLANNING SOMETHING, JUST LIKE THE CHICKENS!

 

staring dog stares

doggie_zpsafvtedef.png


#31 Caldwin

Caldwin

    I'm coming for you!

  • Supporter
  • 24804 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:You don't wanna know
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 21 March 2013 - 05:07 PM

I want a Baconator. I should probably go get one. I'm not really that hungry yet. Screw it, I think I'm gonna go get one.
PSN = Caldwin Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

Before you do anything you can't undo...National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

#32 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 22 March 2013 - 04:00 PM

TMM that sandwich sounds like a really good idea. Im gonna have to make one and let it sit in the fridge overnight to let the mayo soak into the bread.

So Caldwin did you Baconize? icon-fire.gif Me I miss the Spicy version.

Edited by orionpax44, 22 March 2013 - 04:32 PM.

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#33 Caldwin

Caldwin

    I'm coming for you!

  • Supporter
  • 24804 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:You don't wanna know
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 22 March 2013 - 06:36 PM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Mar 22 2013, 05:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
TMM that sandwich sounds like a really good idea. Im gonna have to make one and let it sit in the fridge overnight to let the mayo soak into the bread.

So Caldwin did you Baconize? icon-fire.gif Me I miss the Spicy version.

I did indeed Baconize. Haven't felt right since. I regret nothing!
PSN = Caldwin Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

Before you do anything you can't undo...National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

#34 Caldwin

Caldwin

    I'm coming for you!

  • Supporter
  • 24804 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:You don't wanna know
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 27 March 2013 - 05:54 PM

If it hadn't been for Cotten Eye Joe, I'd been married a long time ago.

Been a long time since I've heard that song. Don't have clue one what made it pop into my head now.
PSN = Caldwin Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

Before you do anything you can't undo...National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

#35 Caldwin

Caldwin

    I'm coming for you!

  • Supporter
  • 24804 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:You don't wanna know
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 28 March 2013 - 06:04 PM

Sorry for the double post, but I gave it time, no one else would post and I've been thinking a lot about random stuff. So...nyaah! Anyway...random thought

My favorite amendments to the Constitution: 2nd and 21st.

Try not to use these two at the same time.

Edited by Caldwin, 28 March 2013 - 06:04 PM.

PSN = Caldwin Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

Before you do anything you can't undo...National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

#36 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:09 AM

I've been annoyed with this for awhile now so now its comming out. Why that every time im watching a Youtube video that some chick in pink gloves is trying to dance to the music? She sooooo off beat and just keeps doing the same move over again. AHHHHH go to a club.

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#37 TheMightyMollusk

TheMightyMollusk

    Never to rest, always on a quest

  • Supporter
  • 45227 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 01 April 2013 - 03:18 PM

I need to clean off my desk. But that means deciding which toys are going elsewhere and which will be privileged to stay out where I can see them. Except for the TFCC Battlechargers who are never going away.

#38 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Old an falling apart

  • Supporter
  • 8162 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Enjoying a fever dream, wondering where it's gonna lead
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 02 April 2013 - 08:34 PM

QUOTE(TheMightyMollusk @ Apr 1 2013, 04:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I need to clean off my desk. But that means deciding which toys are going elsewhere and which will be privileged to stay out where I can see them. Except for the TFCC Battlechargers who are never going away.


Agreed never!! They are being buried with me along with a few others.

Random thought: Next time I take a work/training trip bring more Transformers. I brought Ultimate Prime, FOC Bruticus, Universe Tankor, Darksteel, DOTM legend Soundwave, a Vehicon, and two scout human alliances and Im bored already. I need a second suitcase for my bots. I shoulda brought FP Bruticus instead.

5473617b-d2fa-4bcd-8a25-8a0dd778f111_zps

I reject your reality and substitute my own


#39 Caldwin

Caldwin

    I'm coming for you!

  • Supporter
  • 24804 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:You don't wanna know
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 02 April 2013 - 09:25 PM

I wish Toys R Us would do those retro reissues again. They never did get around to Grimlock. Man would I ever love to own a Grimlock.
PSN = Caldwin Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

Before you do anything you can't undo...National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

#40 Devcon

Devcon

    'Sup?

  • Retired Staff
  • 11864 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Quebec City, PQ, Canada
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 02 April 2013 - 10:10 PM

Hells yeah.
From the Page of Cage!




10 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 10 guests, 0 anonymous users