[IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

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[IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby irishelk » Tue May 19, 2020 1:29 pm

Dale works in a building with several other people who do the same job as him, and they each have their own office. They are all on good terms, and none of them have relevant physical differences. Yet he is not allowed to do something that his co-workers, and in fact almost any office worker is allowed to do. What is it?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue May 19, 2020 7:28 pm

Is Dale legally restricted from this thing?

Is he different from the others in some way obvious to the casual bystander (gender, age)?

Is it a work-related task?

Is he a white-collar, blue-collar, or pink-collar worker? Are they?

Are salary, training or experience relevant?

Is the task done indoors or outdoors? Is it specific to office work? Does it involve travel?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby irishelk » Tue May 19, 2020 9:57 pm

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Is Dale legally restricted from this thing? No.

Is he different from the others in some way obvious to the casual bystander (gender, age)? No.

Is it a work-related task? Not directly.

Is he a white-collar, This. blue-collar, or pink-collar worker? Are they? Same.

Are salary, training or experience relevant? No.

Is the task done indoors or outdoors? Is it specific to office work? Indoors. Does it involve travel? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby Balin » Wed May 20, 2020 1:00 am

Is this thing commonly done at the workplace? At his workplace?
Does Dale do this thing even though he is not allowed to do so?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby GalFisk » Wed May 20, 2020 3:54 am

Does he know why? Respect the rule? Did he cause this restriction? Did he chose it himself? Religion relevant? If he does it regardless, can he be disciplined? Fined? Fired? Ostracised? Is it something people do at the office? Do his coworkers do this thing? Do they know he can't? Is it his employer that's decided he can't? Is it a contractual obligation?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby irishelk » Thu May 21, 2020 11:29 am

Balin

Is this thing commonly done at the workplace? Yes. At his workplace? Irr, probably.
Does Dale do this thing even though he is not allowed to do so? No.


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Does he know why? Yes. Respect the rule? Yes. Did he cause this restriction? Not exactly, but I'll say he's involved in the reasons for it. Did he chose it himself? Assume no. Religion relevant? No.
If he does it regardless, can he be disciplined? Fined? Fired? Ostracised? Likely the only consequence would be annoyance/anger from coworkers.
Is it something people do at the office? Yes. Do his coworkers do this thing? Probably. Do they know he can't? Yes. Is it his employer that's decided he can't? His team as a whole likely did. Is it a contractual obligation? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby Earnest » Thu May 21, 2020 1:59 pm

Is he somehow different from the others in a non physical aspect? To be sure, can we assume that they are all in normal physical conditions? I mean, the fact that they do not have any physical difference does not automatically exclude that they all do not have any handicap for instance.
Did he make something that prevented/excluded him from doing such thing? Is incontinence/resistance/some phobia involved? Would others be annoyed if he does that thing because they have to help him? Do it instead of him? Justify his actions? Others? Fear of heights relevant?

Does it deal with a facility? e.g. smoking? preparing coffee? having lunch? break time?
or maybe with good practice? e.g. knocking at the door? Waiting for someone one the elevator? go to the bathroom whenever he wants? shooting paper in the basket? Printing? Using the phone?

Is the forbidden thing done occasionally? Regularly? every day? when it is his birthday? Often?

Is it forbidden for his safety? for the safety of others?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby GalFisk » Thu May 21, 2020 11:13 pm

Is he not allowed to use a device? A printer? A microwave? Computer? Has he bungled the use of a device? Has he shown that he is incapable of doing the thing? Is the ban superstitious in nature?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby hominid » Mon May 25, 2020 11:22 pm

Is Dale considered better at his job than other people? Worse at his job? Better at some other thing? Worse? Has he been working there longer than most people? Shorter?
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby irishelk » Tue May 26, 2020 4:57 pm

Earnest

Is he somehow different from the others in a non physical aspect? There is one difference, but I don't want to mislead--no relevant mental or emotional issues. To be sure, can we assume that they are all in normal physical conditions? Yes. I mean, the fact that they do not have any physical difference does not automatically exclude that they all do not have any handicap for instance. True--irr.
Did he make something that prevented/excluded him from doing such thing? Yope, in a sense. Is incontinence/resistance/some phobia involved? No. Would others be annoyed if he does that thing because they have to help him? Not help him do it, no. Do it instead of him? No. Justify his actions? Not relevantly. Others? Fear of heights relevant? No.

Does it deal with a facility? e.g. smoking? preparing coffee? having lunch? break time? None of these.
or maybe with good practice? Not really. e.g. knocking at the door? Waiting for someone one the elevator? go to the bathroom whenever he wants? shooting paper in the basket? Printing? Using the phone? None of these.

Is the forbidden thing done occasionally? Regularly? every day? Different people might do it occasionally or more regularly, but not every day. when it is his birthday? Not relevantly. Often?

Is it forbidden for his safety? No. for the safety of others? No.


GalFisk

Is he not allowed to use a device? No. A printer? A microwave? Computer? Has he bungled the use of a device? Has he shown that he is incapable of doing the thing? Is the ban superstitious in nature? No to rest.


hominid

Is Dale considered better at his job than other people? Worse at his job?
Better at some other thing? Worse?
Has he been working there longer than most people? Shorter? No/irr to all.
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Re: [IrishElk] It is Your Birthday.

Postby Balin » Tue May 26, 2020 5:58 pm

Is going from place to place somehow relevant? Using an elevator? Escalator? Stairs?
Is the workplace on a single floor? Multiple floors? Relevant? Relevant how high up the workplace is?
Is Dale's role in the company relevant?
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