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maybe I need to start dressing better for work ..

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bassguitar, Nov 10, 2005.


  1. .. cause I was just outside having a smoke, and some drunken bum comes up to me and starts yelling at me. He's telling me I better not be panning, cause this is his turf!
     
  2. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    NJ
    kick his ass and take his money, it's time you started asserting yourself. :D
     
  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA :D
     
  4. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    +1

    That way, you could find out which pays better: your current job or his.
     
  5. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    I get up in th morning, get dressed, go to work , put on pajamas (scrubs), I actually wear "clothes" for about 2 hours a day.

    I love my job.


    Mike
     
  6. Dugz Ink

    Dugz Ink

    Oct 23, 2005
    Get dressed? No way! I'm a songwriter.

    Of course, we're commonly mistaken for panhandlers, too...
     
  7. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Yeah, that would be a good sign. Where do you work that allows you to show up looking like that?

    -Mike
     
  8. How you dress does give off a strong impression about yourself. For example, over the summer when I worked in DC, I wore a dress shirt, tie, decent pants etc every day. I felt like I got more respect in general. I was also able to buy cigarettes without being carded, which had never happened to me before. (I don't smoke, but was sometimes sent on errands to buy cigarettes for the executive, and in other circumstances would buy cigarettes for friends.) I wonder if I would have been carded if I walked into the gas station wearing jeans and a t-shirt.
     
  9. I don't think jeans and decent shirt qualify as "bum" atire, but maybe I didn't shave. Can't remember.

    I work at a radio station. Pretty casual enviro.

    And no I can't get your song played.
     
  10. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    That couldn't be any funnier.

    Who knew that panhandlers had turf?
     
  11. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    I wouldn't think so either. Cool job! What format is the station?

    -Mike
     
  12. Hip Hop/Rnb
     
  13. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Nice. What do you do there?

    -Mike
     
  14. IT stuff/Live Broadcasts. Anything with a wire in it.

    Don't tell anybody that I come to TB at work.

    Hey this isn't a public forum is it?

    DOH!
     
  15. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Very cool.

    -Mike
     
  16. :bawl:

    In a slightly related topic, I typically have a bum chat with me on the same street corner on my way to work every morning while I'm waiting for the "Walk" signal. Apparently, he wears a tin foil hat because he was abducted by aliens (the aliens that apparently worked for Former President Reagan), and had a mind-control device implanted in his brain.

    Also, his coffee is the secret to eternal life. I'll just stick with the usual Starbucks Latte, if you don't mind.
     
  17. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV

    Ohhh


    You should take him in as a pet and name him! :hyper:


    Mr. Scruffy-Pants
     
  18. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    ...

    does that comment make me a terrible person or what?

    :eyebrow:
     
  19. I guess while I'm waiting, I could use that extra time to maybe train him....:p

    I think I may go to hell for saying that....
     
  20. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    You didn't smell like Aqua Velva or anything, didja? :p

    :ninja: