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Checking up mails...


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Clean my coffee cup.


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Hi thr

No doubt on it......
As usual......
I check my mails as i come to office.........!!!


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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Clean my coffee cup.

Bear, you need to leave the residue in the cup... It's like sour dough starter.

I set my stuff down, put my lunch in the fridge, get my coffee and water, and sit down. I try to eat my bagel, but without fail a colleague comes over and talks to me for 20-60 minutes about stuff he's going to talk about in our staff meeting anyway.


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My partner and I will clean up the mess and put our clothes back on quietly.
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Originally posted by Fred Rosenberger:
Bear, you need to leave the residue in the cup... It's like sour dough starter.

If you take your coffee black...

While I don't ever use sugar, I do like my coffee creamed. And I use real half-and-half. Interesting things happen to half-and-half overnight. It's best to nip it in the bud.

I usually remember to clean my cup before taking time off. One time I forgot and the I swear that the growth in the cup was one day away from achieving sentience and self-awareness. And then where would I have been?
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Oh, I hope no SciFi channel execs are reading this.... I may have just given them the idea for their next really bad movie.
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Oh, I hope no SciFi channel execs are reading this.... I may have just given them the idea for their next really bad movie.

do you think that it would be worse than an un-frozen wooly mammoth brought back to life by an alien posession?
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Originally posted by Fred Rosenberger:

do you think that it would be worse than an un-frozen wooly mammoth brought back to life by an alien posession?

At this point I would not wager on how low they can go!
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First thing: take off winter coat and turn on computer. Second thing: wait 10 minutes for computer to boot up and complete login. (I usually do paperwork during this step.) Third thing: check e-mail


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Originally posted by Jesus Angeles:
My partner and I will clean up the mess and put our clothes back on quietly.





coming to, not coming in...



No office - so no coffee allowed.
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Go to rest room and get released.If somebody is already in then knock the door. Thats the first thing I do.
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Originally posted by Sandip Sankeshwar:
Go to rest room and get released.If somebody is already in then knock the door. Thats the first thing I do.


Your company is not providing good facilities.


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Originally posted by Jeanne Boyarsky:
First thing: take off winter coat and turn on computer. Second thing: wait 10 minutes for computer to boot up and complete login. (I usually do paperwork during this step.) Third thing: check e-mail


10 min to boot ?
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boot the machine and then check emails and visit 3 sites
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Originally posted by Prad Dip:


10 min to boot ?

Eek is right! It's actually boot and login. Which means you need to be there at two points during this exercise and can't just go get something else done.
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Using Advanced Hi Fi TAB Technology of Microsoft Internet Explorer , I open gmail and news paper in parallel. After a while, tea boy brings tea which I enjoy with self-owned cookies. This phenoemna last for 30-45 mins after which I come into work-mood
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Fill the water bottle and check mails.
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Ingore Emails --> Get Coffee --> (Login) Answer Sametime questions! --> Emails

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Read news on the internet while enjoying my coffee


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Put my back pack bag on my desk and then switch on PC monitor.
Jesus Angeles
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Make sure everybody knows I am in.

But of course, I dont matter.

So I open my pc, get coffee or something, plan for the day, and done.
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The first thing I do is scan the forums on JavaRanch ofcourse!


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Originally posted by Jesper Young:
The first thing I do is scan the forums on JavaRanch ofcourse!


Same here.
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Try my hand at this (my first attempt at a program, spot the errors)



tons of obvious errors (and yes my bedroom is also my office. comfy)
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