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Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And that's just one of the reasons I want to get rid of these guys. If I could kill them, I would.
Larry Troxler (Quackscience)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

guys = humans?
How many guys? 2? 3? 100? 1000? 1 million? more?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

guys = humans? Yes.
How many guys? 2? 3? 100? 1000? 1 million? more?
10-20
Jennifer Warde (Tigger32382)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did they do something to you personally? to a friend? to humanity in general? to an animal? did they do it? say it? do they have a general attitude you don't like?
Larry Troxler (Quackscience)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Guys at your place of work?
Guys holding political office?
Neighbors?

Real-life situation?
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 4:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You cannot kill them? Because they're too well guarded?
Because you have morals? Because you couldn't find them?

Nationality relevant?
Gender relevant?
Ideology relevant?
Religion relevant?
Their relationship to each other relevant?
Profession relevant?
Wealth relevant?
Pet peeves relevant?
Fame/their publicity relevant?

Do they have any of these in common? Ie. the same profession?

Do you know them personally?
Do you know their names?
Would knowing their names help solve this puzzle?

From media?
Word of mouth?
Read about them?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 5:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did they do something to you personally? No
to a friend? No to humanity in general? Noish to an animal? No did they do it? Yes say it? Yope do they have a general attitude you don't like? Yope

Guys at your place of work? Yes.
Guys holding political office? No
Neighbors? Yesish

Real-life situation? Yes

You cannot kill them? Well...Because they're too well guarded? No
Because you have morals? Yes. It was just a turn of phrase. Because you couldn't find them? No

Nationality relevant? No
Gender relevant? No
Ideology relevant? No
Religion relevant? No
Their relationship to each other relevant? No
Profession relevant? Yesish
Wealth relevant? No
Pet peeves relevant? Yes, but...
Fame/their publicity relevant? No

Do they have any of these in common? Ie. the same profession? Yes

Do you know them personally? Yope
Do you know their names? Noish
Would knowing their names help solve this puzzle? No

From media? No
Word of mouth? No
Read about them? No
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 5:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pet peeves related to work? They do something in a manner that infuriates you? Sloppy habits? They make annoying noise? Renovators?

Just incompetence? The opposite?

Is your profession relevant? What the firm does relevant?
Do they work in your department? In a different department?
An engineers vs. marketers type of personal grudge going on?

You want to get rid of them - does this mean you want them out of the workplace, or that you want to quit your job?
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 5:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do they make it difficult for you to work? With their work? With their habits? Something else?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 6:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pet peeves related to work? Yes. They do something in a manner that infuriates you? Sometimes. Sloppy habits? No.They make annoying noise? Yes. Renovators? Noish.

Just incompetence? No. The opposite? No, but they certainly are efficient at what they do.

Is your profession relevant? Yope. What the firm does relevant? Yes.
Do they work in your department? Noish. In a different department? Yesish.
An engineers vs. marketers type of personal grudge going on? No.

You want to get rid of them - does this mean you want them out of the workplace Yes.
or that you want to quit your job? No.

Do they make it difficult for you to work? With their work? With their habits? Something else?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 6:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pet peeves related to work? Yes. They do something in a manner that infuriates you? Sometimes. Sloppy habits? No.They make annoying noise? Yes. Renovators? Noish.

Just incompetence? No. The opposite? No, but they certainly are efficient at what they do.

Is your profession relevant? Yope. What the firm does relevant? Yes.
Do they work in your department? Noish. In a different department? Yesish.
An engineers vs. marketers type of personal grudge going on? No.

You want to get rid of them - does this mean you want them out of the workplace Yes.
or that you want to quit your job? No.

Do they make it difficult for you to work? Noish. With their work? Well... With their habits? Yes. Something else? There are lots of things they do that are disagreeable to me, three very prominent ones though. (2) habits and (1) their work (what they're here to do).
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 6:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your workplace was at Boeing?

So there are personal traits as well as loud noises that infuriate you?
Loud noises related to their work? Or habits?

Noishly renovators - do they repair things? Build things? Mechanical things, making a load of noise? Aeroplanes?
Robots? Wind tunnels relevant? Do they work with their hands? Are they engineers?

Hmm.. Do they by any chance make whooping noises, like aeroplanes? Whoom shooooooom etc. ?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 6:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your workplace was at Boeing? Is. Yes.

So there are personal traits as well as loud noises that infuriate you? Yesish
Loud noises related to their work? Yope Or habits? Yes.

Noishly renovators - do they repair things? No Build things? No. Mechanical things, making a load of noise? No. Aeroplanes? No. But all the parts are associated with an airplane of some sort
Robots? No. Wind tunnels relevant? No. Do they work with their hands? Yes. Are they engineers? No.

Hmm.. Do they by any chance make whooping noises Yope., like aeroplanes No.? Whoom shooooooom etc. ? No.
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 11:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do they test soundproofing equipment, and you're on the wrong side? :O
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 11:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hmm ... does your workplace design airplanes? Manufacture them? Test new technology?
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 11:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do they force you to listen to country music constantly? that would infuriate me...
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2005 - 11:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Talk on the telephone? Are these annoying pests cleaners? Whitecollar? Bluecollar? Maintenance? Some sort of couriers?

Your workplace was at Boeing? Is. Yes.
Sorry, language trouble.
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 6:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do they test soundproofing equipment, and you're on the wrong side? No.

Hmm ... does your workplace design airplanes? That would be another building. Manufacture them? The smaller parts, yes. Test new technology? Just my robots.

do they force you to listen to country music constantly? that would infuriate me...
Actually... they DO. Sometimes. But no, that doesn't bug me. I like listening to country music when I'm depressed. If I weren't depressed though...

Talk on the telephone? No. Are these annoying pests cleaners? No. Whitecollar? No. Bluecollar? Yes. Maintenance? No. Some sort of couriers? YESish.
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do they restock you with robot parts or other like stuff?
A part of their job is to move things around in the workplace?
To the workplace?
From the workplace?
Memos? IT-stuff?

Would part of your irritation with these people be the bureucracy involved when dealing with them?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do they restock you with robot parts or other like stuff? No.
A part of their job is to move things around in the workplace? Yope.
To the workplace? No.
From the workplace? YES.
Memos? No.IT-stuff? No.

Would part of your irritation with these people be the bureucracy involved when dealing with them? No. But explore.
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They take away the cool robots you've grown to love?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They take away the cool robots you've grown to love? No. They don't actually touch anything in my area. Well... they did use the printer once or twice.(No, that's not what bugs me about them)