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Talkbass Got me in Trouble at Work

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by mz91, Dec 10, 2003.

  1. mz91


    Apr 19, 2002
    Zug, Switzerland
    So during our weekly meetings here at work. the internet stats were passed out. Now mind you this is a one floor office that basically educates students in a bunch of different jobs. Their are some students studying Computers, Electronics, Office work etc. There are about 150 people on this floor all with internet access.

    So they gave out the most visited sites...

    I am the only bassist on this floor so the only person that goes to talkbass.com. The most visited sites were

    2.Some gaming site everyone goes to.
    3.A site that collects pictures of all the partys up and around the area. again a site everyone on the floor frequently visits.

    i alone was on talkbass so much for a month that i made up of 2% of the internet traffic for the whole floor!!!!! on talkbass!!!!!! a total of 240 MB alone in a month, plus i dont download songs. Thats just browsing through posts and checking out pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D

    Hahahah....Anyone else have a addiction like this....

  2. Edwcdc

    Edwcdc I call shotgun!

    Jul 21, 2003
    Columbia MD USA
    Wow man, you got busted! Did you get yelled at?
    I have an addiction also. I don't get into too much trouble since i'm the boss at my work. Now at home it's different. My wife is the boss. She says TB is costing us too much in G.A.S. money.:D
  3. mz91


    Apr 19, 2002
    Zug, Switzerland
    Well yea they were really pissed. Said i was on that the whole day which makes it impossible to be produktiv at work :) .

    Hahaha, imagine all the stuff you had if your wife wasnt there. Be happy shes there to look out for you. We all now GAS has a way of its own.... :p
  4. My boss cought me a couple of times a talkbass...
    "Whats the big deal... They are just a couple of guys with those guitars talking about a piece of wood with strigs!!!!. I can`t believe that there are forums aboyt those things!!"...

    he is an idiot...:D

    TB rules...
  5. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    < yep ;)

    I have trouble concentrating on work everyday. I mean everyday because of this damn site :bawl: ;)
  6. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    Hey guys...less embarrassing getting caught with talkbass than porn, right :eek:
  7. My Java teacher still has yet to catch me on TB while at school! But if she did she would probably just put it on the "ban" list on the school server with which I would easily get around using google :rolleyes:
  8. Hehe, luckily all the IT people at my office are all 19-21 like me. They would never do such a fiendish thing to us late-night guys! They also KNOW what they're doing.

    At school....Now thats another thing. They're all old dudes who don't know how to do anything, they are power hungry, and they watch everybodies monitor. Half the time things don't work, the other half they work at such a LOW efficiency level! (Sorry about the rant)

  9. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    I used to hit TB so much at work they blocked it on the firewall. :bawl: :( Now I actually have to do work! :eek: :eek:


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    ...and me at school!

    i got kicked out of the library today because the librarian caught me looking at basses on here. stupid library nazis!
  11. The librarian at my school would probably of banned me from the library for a couple weeks if I was caught.
  12. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    i'm the network admin, among other things at work!

  13. At my last job, I was the number two user of internet bandwidth in the whole building. The number one person was...my supervisor. :D We kicked everyone's butt. :p
  14. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I'm on TalkBass too much at home, and it's filtered out at my Real Estate office(work). But the office filter somehow lets TabCrawler get through.:eek:
  15. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    That's because it's too irritating to be addictive and is only frequented by people who could never hope to hold down a real job!! ;)