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Friday in the American office [Aug. 14th, 2009|02:27 pm]
The American Caliban
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Smiles, casual clothing, greetings of "Happy Friday!", discussions of forthcoming weekend activities, elevator conversations about how this sure is nice that it's Friday...

Depression, pathos, and futility ooze from all of it. One day in the working five is half-dedicated to the idea that the next two aren't spent in a fluorescent call center or an airless cubicle.

Have a great weekend, everyone!
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[User Picture]From: capn_jil
2009-08-14 09:42 pm (UTC)
we spent 15 minutes watching kool aid themed cardboard boats sink

me and my boss i mean

offices suck i am sorry you're there amn
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2009-08-14 10:55 pm (UTC)
This is a pretty good office as they go, and my job is fine. Part of the despair is remembering far worse offices and how pathetic the Friday joy could be.
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[User Picture]From: capn_jil
2009-08-14 11:06 pm (UTC)
well right on then! i saw binky icon and was like.... noooo
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[User Picture]From: microbie
2009-08-14 09:49 pm (UTC)
I was just thinking that I can measure out my life in key strokes and mouse clicks.
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2009-08-14 10:56 pm (UTC)
I started early in life, so I've been keyboarding since 1977. Total keystroke number must be huge.
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[User Picture]From: eyeteeth
2009-08-14 11:58 pm (UTC)
I like to think you started keyboarding the very day I was born.
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