Microwaves for Dummies

May 27th, 2007 · 7 comments

I agree with Katrina in Ann Arbor, Michigan — the last  ”…etc.” bullet point is what makes the sign totally genius. And, apparently, effective.

Katrina adds, “Our microwave is a pristine fucking sanctum suitable for storing, say, the Dead Sea Scrolls, so maybe people are leaving the shrink wrap on their Lean Cuisines.”


FILED UNDER: "helpful" advice · bullet points · cleaning · Michigan · microwave · odor · office

7 responses so far ↓

  • #1   Jacq

    Hilarious!!!!! How about posting a note over the kitchen sink telling everyone to wash their OWN dishes instead of waiting for the next person to come along and do it for them!

    May 27, 2007 at 11:55 pm   rating: 90  small thumbs up

  • #2   eeka

    They should add “if you brought something that’s going to make the entire office reek.”

    May 29, 2007 at 3:15 pm   rating: 91  small thumbs up

  • #3   Villy

    We have a sign like that over our sink.

    “We are all adults here! Make sure you wash your dishes and clean up after yourself!

    Your mother doesn’t work here!”

    May 31, 2007 at 5:55 pm   rating: 90  small thumbs up

  • #4   glyonline

    some just really does not care if they look like pigs to everyone else..

    Jul 14, 2007 at 11:20 am   rating: 90  small thumbs up

  • #5   crazy is right

    [...] the office kitchen, expecting your coworkers to wipe up the spatters from their exploded hot pockets seems like standard enough microwave etiquette. and a ban on [...]

    Feb 19, 2008 at 10:16 pm   rating: 90  small thumbs up

  • #6   Rando

    I work with someone who cannot cook bacon in the microwave!! Karen needs a book on how to cook with a microwave and a peronal reader so she won’t have to muti-task!!! lol

    Sep 25, 2008 at 10:00 am   rating: 90  small thumbs up

  • #7   Shiyiya

    Am I the only one who noticed the complete fail at any kind of logical grammatical structure? The note doesn’t actually make sense….

    Nov 4, 2008 at 1:26 pm   rating: 90  small thumbs up


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