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Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 10:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I really hope that my boss's mother decides not to visit, or at least puts it off, even though I like my boss and she can't wait to see her mom. Why?
Woodworm (Woodworm)
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Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 11:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you know this woman in any capacity other than as your boss's mother? Are you related to your boss? Do you expect the mother to disapprove of some aspect of your work? Do you actually like your boss's mother? Has your boss's mother met you before?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 8:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the visit of your boss's mother affect the amount of work you have to do?
Would you be expected to cover for her at some event that you would rather avoid?
Type of work relevant?
Noobdogg (Noobdogg)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 9:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the she = your boss' mother?
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 11:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If your bosses mother visits, will this affect your boss's behaviour in some way which will be detrimental to you? Will it affect your boss' mood? the amount of time she spends at work?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 12:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Actually wouldn't the "she" be the boss , not the boss's mother?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 1:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you know this woman in any capacity other than as your boss's mother?no Are you related to your boss?no Do you expect the mother to disapprove of some aspect of your work?no Do you actually like your boss's mother?fa Has your boss's mother met you before?no

Would the visit of your boss's mother affect the amount of work you have to do? yesish
Would you be expected to cover for her at some event that you would rather avoid? no
Type of work relevant?noish

the she = your boss' mother?no

If your bosses mother visits, will this affect your boss's behaviour in some way which will be detrimental to you?no Will it affect your boss' mood?irrel the amount of time she spends at work?yes

Actually wouldn't the "she" be the boss , not the boss's mother?yes

I'm thinking I gave away way too much in the puzzle statement. This wont last long!
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 1:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So your boss's mother is coming to visit, which will affect the time your boss spends in work. This will in turn put extra work on you...so now we have to work out why you don't want the extra work at this time right?

Are there any other people involved (besides you, your boss, and her mother?
any animals involved?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 2:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So your boss's mother is coming to visit, which will affect the time your boss spends in work.yes This will in turn put extra work on you...yesish so now we have to work out why you don't want the extra work at this time right?yesish

Are there any other people involved (besides you, your boss, and her mother? no
any animals involved?no
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So is there something else as well... not just the extra work but...or is it not so much extra work as such but rather a case of having to work different shifts to what you would normally work?
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

will your boss leave with her mother (take the day off) and leave you in charge?

will the boss's mother hang around and chat (with you as well), and you will have to catch up on your work?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

will your boss leave with her mother (take the day off)yes and leave you in charge?yope

will the boss's mother hang around and chat (with you as well), and you will have to catch up on your work?no
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Think you missed my 3.10pm question...
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Think you missed my 3.10pm question...Sorry! Rectified below!

So is there something else as well... not just the extra work but...or is it not so much extra work as such but rather a case of having to work different shifts to what you would normally work?close, but not quite.
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 4:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you're in charge, but not in charge... you're not working different shifts to usual... Is it to do with opening up or closing down the office/workplace?
Or working your day off?
Would the visit if it goes ahead conflict with plans of yours?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 4:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you're in charge, but not in charge... you're not working different shifts to usual... Is it to do with opening up or closing down the office/workplace? no
Or working your day off? no, but getting closer!
Would the visit if it goes ahead conflict with plans of yours? yes
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 4:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you would have to work later?
Do a double shift?
Change your day off?
Not take a day off when you need to?
Is it relevant what your plans were?
Does family reunion only apply to your boss, or Is there a hint in there about your plans as well?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 5:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you would have to work later? no
Do a double shift? no
Change your day off? no, but...
Not take a day off when you need to? yes, but not need
Is it relevant what your plans were? yes
Does family reunion only apply to your boss, or Is there a hint in there about your plans as well?only to my boss
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 5:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So day off when you want to then...
Not medical or that would be need...
Social?
Sports related?
Academic related?
Forum related?
Workman related?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So day off when you want to then...yes
Not medical or that would be need...
Social? yes
Sports related?
Academic related?
Forum related?
Workman related?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Friday, September 21, 2007 - 11:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it a date? a first date perhaps?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 1:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it a date?no a first date perhaps?no
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there a particular event you wish to attend? Wedding? Shower? Party? Grand Opening? Opening Day? Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney? Rabbit season opening? Duck season? Elmer season?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there a particular event you wish to attend?yes Wedding? Shower? Party?this, sort of Grand Opening? Opening Day? Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney? Rabbit season opening? Duck season? Elmer season?
Bodo (Bodo)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 9:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would celebration be more accurate? Anniversary of some kind? Get together? Birfday? Is there a specific date involved?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 9:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would celebration be more accurate?yes Anniversary of some kind? Get together? Birfday?yes Is there a specific date involved?yes

This is enough I think!

SPOILER!!!!!!!!!!

My birthday is coming up next Thursday, and I have requested Friday off so that I may celebrate Thursday night without having to worry about getting up the next morning. However, my boss's mom is coming into town sometime in the next couple of weeks, and my boss will not approve my time off request until she knows when SHE will need time off to see her mom. Since one of our managers just quit this month, we can't have more than one of us out on the same day. So, I really hope that her mom waits until after my birthday to come to town!

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