Such a perfect little hat trick at the end of this note (submitted by Laura in Baltimore) — the four exclamation points, the heart, the “thx.”
FILED UNDER: Baltimore · exclamation-point happy!!!! · garbage · heart · office · thx
Genius! Dear me, I do so think I need one of those for myself!
May 22, 2007 at 1:55 pm rating: 1
your blog made a difference in a rather long day of dealing with bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo. i’m now on the look-out for notes to submit. in the meantime, i linked your site to mine. hope you don’t mind.
May 22, 2007 at 1:56 pm rating: 0
i’m linking your site as well. this is a great way to spend my time at work. i’ll be on the lookout for some notes. hilarious. keep up the good work.
May 22, 2007 at 2:50 pm rating: 1
This note just exudes the author’s self-satisfaction. What’s most un-charming in a note like this one is the absolute ignorance about how it will be received. I can imagine the chair the NEXT time the author is away.
May 22, 2007 at 5:35 pm rating: 1
I agree 100% with the sentiment of the note, yet the last post made the most sense of it’s probable perception – and backlash.
I’d like one, quite similar to this note here, but it would list MY KEYBOARD or RANDOMLY ON MY DESK… you know, the INBOX I have just doesn’t have the impact I suppose of getting the work to me.
May 22, 2007 at 7:32 pm rating: 1
Sadly, my work areas is in such a constant state of disarray that the only way for anyone to be sure I will see a fax or new mail or anything else left while I am away is for them to leave it in my chair! Hey, it’s a newsroom.
May 23, 2007 at 5:18 am rating: 0
LOL, the damn heart is the funniest thing!
May 23, 2007 at 9:58 am rating: 0
hey! i know you! nice one, laura.
May 23, 2007 at 8:54 pm rating: 0
Hmmm… well, I’m not going to stop, so you’d better sharpen your knitting needles, chum.
May 24, 2007 at 2:46 pm rating: 1
god, i looooove room-mates!!!
May 24, 2007 at 3:49 pm rating: 0
The heart at the end is that delicate touch that makes this piece passive-aggressive.
Feb 19, 2011 at 12:52 pm rating: 0
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