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Old 18 October 2018, 07:57 PM
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Dear Phisherman--

Nice try fool. We here at Workplace were born at night--but not last night.

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Old 20 November 2018, 05:09 PM
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Dear Supervisor--
You're getting a CIA Agent on the Shel--I mean Elf on the Shelf for your daughter V? 30 years from now, a therapist will be rich.

Dawn
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Old 23 November 2018, 10:28 AM
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1) We're two weeks into this project and we've already built a fairly large amount of the props and costumes. Why are you still negotiating the budget with the client? And why the heck are you trying to overcharge them for certain items "just in case they take the bait"??? Congratulations, now the client has slashed the budget and we have to scramble to piece together whatever we can to salvage the gig.

2) We've got a huge list of items that are essential to the gig and we haven't even started on half of those and we've only got a few weeks of prep time left, why the heck are you insisting that I spend all this week working on non-essential bonus items? You know that we're going to run out of time and we'll be madly trying to throw together major items in a crazy rush at 4am the day that the truck arrives to take delivery of them because that ALWAYS happens because YOU SUCK at organisation. I told you over and over that we should work on the essential items now when we can take our time and do a good job on them and then we can tackle the bonus items at the end if we have time (big if!!) and that this is a dumb way to run a business.
If you're expecting me to stay back until 4am again to pull your ass out of the fire you may have to come up with a different plan.
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Old 29 November 2018, 12:19 PM
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Dear Trucker--
Thank you for letting me on the Beltway this morning. Safe travels.

The woman in the Subaru.
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Old 12 December 2018, 01:08 PM
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Dear Atlantic: Reporting on first world problems much? In the past week, you've run articles on the following: People who don't tell their kids the Santa Claus myth versus family members who do; an analysis of the latest Dr. Who; America's obsession with paper towels; and a history of showering and how it was used to "calm" psych patients once upon a time. OK, the last one was somewhat interesting.
On the brighter side, at least you've discovered that there is more to news than President Trump. Brownie points for that, but the other articles are just First World Problems. What's next? The Issues Left-Handed Women Face When Trying to Locate Their Cars in a Parking Lot?

One of your online readers.
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Old 12 December 2018, 01:49 PM
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a history of showering and how it was used to "calm" psych patients once upon a time.
Is that why sanitarium sounds so much like sanitary?

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Reporting on first world problems much? ... One of your online readers.
Sounds like you've got a first world problem to me.
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Old 20 December 2018, 04:31 PM
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To expectant parents in the Mid-Atlantic: do not be surprised if your child has gills; this is the wettest year on record.

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Old 08 January 2019, 03:05 PM
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Dear Vet: You chirpily tell my supervisor that her dog is relatively young and still has a lot of life left in her as a way to get to pay for more tests? Grossly unprofessional and pressuring E when she's already feeling horrible because of her dog's kidney failure.

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Old 29 January 2019, 04:12 PM
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Dear School Bus Driver:
Please accept my apologies for what happened at that Four-Way stop sign yesterday afternoon. You had the right of way, but after I stopped I just plowed on through like the bonehead I was. While I cannot undo it, I have resolved to be more observant in the future.
The bonehead in the Subaru.
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Dear storage unit management company:

Why are you sending me emails for healthy recipies?!? Stay in your lane.
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