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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by slobake, Oct 6, 2017.


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  1. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Yesterday I told my boss I am leaving.

    86 days
    12 weeks and 2 days. But I am not counting. :rolleyes:

    My wife told me I am too busy to work. I have music to play, fiction to write, a grandson to spoil, volunteer work to do, basses to upgrade, a house that needs work, bike rides to take, baking to do, recipes to create etc, etc, etc.
    Hoping to bring in a few bucks with my fiction and playing music. Probably not realistic but at least I will be doing the things I love.
     
  2. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Slacker.
     
  3. "A house that needs work." Number six on the list that has playing bass as #1? Mrs. Bake is a keeper for sure.:thumbsup:
     
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  4. Good for you. This is definitely a big change in lifestyle. One thought. Not sure if you are 65 or not, but I hope you made provisions for medical insurance after retiring.
     
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  5. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Yes and yes. :hyper:
     
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  6. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    That's "Mr. Slacker" to you my friend. :D
     
  7. Is your real name Arthur Conan Slobake or Oliver Wendell Slobake?
     
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  8. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2012
    Seattle WA
    BIG congrats to you, sir!

    Does this mean we'll be reading more than the usual amount (re: large :p) of posts from you then?
     
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  9. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Here is a shameless plug:

    Speaking in Minor Keys
     
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  10. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Don't know yet but I am looking forward to getting lots of sleep in the first month. After that I will sort things out.
     
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  11. Mktrat

    Mktrat Seriously, are we not doing phrasing anymore? Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2013
    The Mitten
    Congrats!! Soon to begin the next chapter of your life...
     
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  12. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Mrs. Slobake wants to go to Italy, Spain and Greece. Probably not all in the same trip.
     
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  13. ONYX

    ONYX

    Apr 14, 2000
    Michigan
    Congratulations! I picked up a few things as a "retirement" gift.

    I think you can figure out what needs to be done.....:roflmao::

    EBragdon_20130417_00009-2-3.
     
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  14. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Why I oughta ...
     
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  15. FINALLY! :rage:

    Rusty woke up has been waiting to know what happened to him for a long time. Come on Diana, Duane or Anita,
    SAY SOMETHING ALREADY! :nailbiting:

    :smug:
     
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  16. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Looking forward to finishing that story.
     
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  17. Oh ya.

    HAPPY finally telling your Boss to Take This Job And Shove It DAY!

    Enjoy.

     
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  18. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Taking a chance giving them three months notice. I really want things to go well for my co-workers and our clients. I also really need to work to the end of the year. I don't think they will let me go before that but there is always a chance. I thought it was worth it to do what I think is the right thing.
     
  19. ThudThudThud

    ThudThudThud

    Jun 4, 2010
    Fantastic.
     
  20. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    napoleon2.

    -Mike
     
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