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Re: The public service thread

Post by Professor » December 19, 2014, 10:11 am

The Nickman wrote:Ouch, RB. Harsh, man.
I love RB's sprays in the Current Affairs thread - there's not many of them, but when he fires, he doesn't miss.

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Re: The public service thread

Post by PigRickman » December 19, 2014, 1:33 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:The present was a little mean, but he is a bit over sensitive isn't he?
100% agree. It's a pretty **** thing to do to a work colleague (pardon the pun), but he needs to be a bit more stoic if he wants to survive a professional work environment.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Shezza » December 19, 2014, 3:54 pm

I don't think it is harsh... I think he's a bit sensitive.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Seiffert82 » December 19, 2014, 4:19 pm

If that came from one of his managers it's pretty appalling leadership if you ask me. It obviously says a lot about the culture of the workplace to be honest.

If the guy wasn't capable of doing his job then surely a grown adult can manage that situation appropriately, rather than by taking a cheap shot at him through a childish Christmas present.

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The public service thread

Post by PigRickman » December 19, 2014, 5:33 pm

Cheap shots via Kris Kringle seems as good a way as any to tell a guy he isn't any good as his job


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Re: The public service thread

Post by Shezza » December 19, 2014, 5:37 pm

Seiffert82 wrote:If that came from one of his managers it's pretty appalling leadership if you ask me. It obviously says a lot about the culture of the workplace to be honest.

If the guy wasn't capable of doing his job then surely a grown adult can manage that situation appropriately, rather than by taking a cheap shot at him through a childish Christmas present.
Have you worked in the public service for ten years plus?
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Seiffert82 » December 19, 2014, 9:49 pm

Shezza wrote:
Seiffert82 wrote:If that came from one of his managers it's pretty appalling leadership if you ask me. It obviously says a lot about the culture of the workplace to be honest.

If the guy wasn't capable of doing his job then surely a grown adult can manage that situation appropriately, rather than by taking a cheap shot at him through a childish Christmas present.
Have you worked in the public service for ten years plus?
Can't see how that is relevant to whether or not some other manager is doing their job.

For all I know the bloke complaining was completely **** at his job, but this is a pretty unprofessional an immature way of handling the situation IMO.

Each to their own I guess.

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Re: The public service thread

Post by Lucy » December 19, 2014, 10:43 pm

Oh.

Is that what my KK meant by the cardboard box?

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Re: The public service thread

Post by papabear » December 23, 2014, 12:00 pm

tbh I don't see anyone at my firm getting something like that for someone you would just be considered unnecessarily cruel....

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Re: The public service thread

Post by IronRaiden » January 9, 2015, 2:16 pm

Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: Yeah but we get paid an enormous amount of money to do it.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by PigRickman » January 9, 2015, 2:35 pm

Comedy is not your strong point.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by -GD- » January 9, 2015, 2:58 pm

IronRaiden wrote:Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: Yeah but we get paid an enormous amount of money to do it.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Toviii » January 9, 2015, 3:03 pm

:lol:
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Re: The public service thread

Post by bileduct » January 9, 2015, 4:03 pm

IronRaiden wrote:Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: Yeah but we get paid an enormous amount of money to do it.
It's not funny because it's true.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by -TW- » January 9, 2015, 4:46 pm

It's not funny regardless..

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Re: The public service thread

Post by PigRickman » January 9, 2015, 5:40 pm

Even jokes shrouded in truth are still, y'know, supposed to be funny
There is literally no punch line in that

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Re: The public service thread

Post by Shezza » January 9, 2015, 8:54 pm

Classic classic joke. Well in. Don't worry pal, was always going to go down like a lead balloon in this town.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Dr Zaius » January 9, 2015, 11:23 pm

I thought that it was funny. Not laugh-out-loud funny, but funny nonetheless. But then, I'm not a public servant.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by T_R » January 9, 2015, 11:25 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:I thought that it was funny. Not laugh-out-loud funny, but funny nonetheless. But then, I'm not a public servant.
You don't work in the public system?
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Dr Zaius » January 9, 2015, 11:34 pm

Minimally.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by T_R » January 10, 2015, 12:37 am

Public servant
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Re: The public service thread

Post by gergreg » January 10, 2015, 5:31 am

IronRaiden wrote:Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: Yeah but we get paid an enormous amount of money to do it.
Public Servant: Now, you wanted to change your Centrelink payment to the Westpac account was it?
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Re: The public service thread

Post by bileduct » January 10, 2015, 5:39 am

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Re: The public service thread

Post by Dr Zaius » January 10, 2015, 9:27 am

T_R wrote:Public servant
Hahaha. The only thing public servant like about what I do is having to put up with bull**** from ****head bureaucratic administrators. I'd love the Xmas/NY annual leave shut down, but for some reason the community insist that their hospitals stay open. Demanding ****holes.
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Re: The public service thread

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Dr Zaius wrote:
T_R wrote:Public servant
Hahaha. The only thing public servant like about what I do is having to put up with bull**** from ****head bureaucratic administrators. I'd love the Xmas/NY annual leave shut down, but for some reason the community insist that their hospitals stay open. Demanding ****holes.
Selfish bastards!
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The public service thread

Post by The Rickman » January 10, 2015, 10:13 am

-GD- wrote:
IronRaiden wrote:Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: Yeah but we get paid an enormous amount of money to do it.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by Dr Zaius » January 10, 2015, 10:24 am

T_R wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
T_R wrote:Public servant
Hahaha. The only thing public servant like about what I do is having to put up with bull**** from ****head bureaucratic administrators. I'd love the Xmas/NY annual leave shut down, but for some reason the community insist that their hospitals stay open. Demanding ****holes.
Selfish bastards!
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Re: The public service thread

Post by gergreg » January 10, 2015, 12:36 pm

Gerg wrote:
IronRaiden wrote:Public Service Joke:

Redneck: You public servants do nothing but stand around all day looking out of windows.
Public Servant: sorry sir, the complaints window is the next one along.
Fixed.
Just thought of a better one.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by IronRaiden » January 14, 2015, 8:32 am

Q. What is it when you have 1000 public servants buried up to their necks in sand?
A. Not enough sand.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by T_R » January 14, 2015, 2:21 pm

IronRaiden wrote:Q. What is it when you have 1000 public servants buried up to their necks in sand?
A. Not enough sand.
We're recycling NAZI era German anti-Jewish jokes now?

Wow.
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Re: The public service thread

Post by IronRaiden » January 14, 2015, 3:56 pm

Nazi era jokes are like jokes about elevators, they work on so many levels.
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Post by The Rickman » January 14, 2015, 4:34 pm

Could you imagine Lucy and IronRaiden together at the same party?? The levels of punish would be through the roof!
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You could only imagine. The little lady would probably not let you attend.
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