Entries Tagged as 'office'
Writes out submitter, Erica: “I work in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, in a building comprised of a variety of offices and studios (fashion brands, art galleries, recording studios, artists, etc.) I find this note exceptionally funny, because in the three years I’ve worked in this building I’ve experienced the exact same rude, pompous behavior.”
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Tags: etiquette · New York · office
Writes Libby in Green Bay, Wisconsin: “In my office, about 100 people share one communal fridge. One person has been bringing a gallon of milk for months and completely ignoring how much room it takes up. Apparently, someone had had enough of their inconsiderate nonsense.”
After all, the considerate Wisconsinite would just hitch his dairy cow up in the breakroom like everyone else.
UPDATE: The office dairy lover responds!
related: Spoiled Milk
Tags: milk · office fridge
Our submitter in Austin calls this “the result of a slowly escalating office disagreement.”
related: No cackle zone
Tags: noise · note wars · office · office fridge
I don’t typically like to post notes submitted by the person who left them, but I made an exception for this note by Geoff in New Zealand.
Writes Geoff: ”Someone actually threw out my lunch (still in its container) within an hour of putting it in the fridge at work. It was a really nice lunch., too. I thought someone had stolen it, then, for some reason I looked in the garbage can…it was covered in coffee grounds and snotty looking tissues. I was mad. Next day I brought lunch again. I wanted to be sure no one would even think of doing it again so I wrote the note, photographed it so my picture would accompany the note, and wrapped it around my lunch with elastic bands. No one has ever thrown my lunch out again.”
related: With some fava beans and a nice Chianti
Tags: kinda creepy · New Zealand · not-so-veiled threats · office fridge · stealing
Tags: office fridge
Our submitter says this note (and the accompanying response) was posted in the ladies restroom of a busy medical complex in Florida.
Tags: Florida · office · rebuttals · shit · toilet
Alice in Fresno says that since this sign went up, she’s made a point of greeting the copier every time she passes it. The coworker who wrote it was apparently tired of hearing people cursing out the (stupid!) machine when it screws up (all the damn time!).
related: The printer doesn’t appreciate your tone.
Tags: anthropomorphism · Fresno · office · the printer
Karen in Council Bluffs, Iowa spotted this unsigned note taped to the vending machine in the office breakroom. It sounds like somebody certainly got their 75 cents worth, no?
related: Raging against the (vending) machine
Tags: candy · Iowa · office · vending machine drama
Previously, our submitter says, bowls of candy sat in an area of the office most commonly populated by waiting customer and potential hires.
“Now, instead of candy, most of them get to see this note. It provides them with things to think about as they wait, such as: How many Jolly Ranchers, Starlight Mints, and other candies which are neither chocolate nor caramel may one take from each bowl?”
recently: More office candy bowl drama
Tags: candy · office · office cop
“My husband and I eloped in Maui last week because we thought it’d be more fun that way,” says Sarah in Seattle.At least one of her husband’s coworkers — apparently — took this as a snub. (But, you know, in a “Hahahahaha, JUST KIDDING!” clenched-teeth sort of way.)
related: Aaand…the honeymoon’s over.
Tags: love & marriage · office