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Mel the Redcap

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2013, 05:06:52 AM »
Trust me, my whole department is having fun with this.  I am not participating or encouraging in anyway.

Well there's your problem. From now on wherever you go in the office you should yell,

"'ware ahead! I have... THE POX!!!"

Ring a bell and drone "Unclean... unclean..."?  >:D
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wonderfullyanonymous

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2013, 08:44:14 AM »
Say to her in a dull monotone..."You do realize that we were all exposed before he was even diganosed, right?"

Well, maybe not.

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #17 on: August 30, 2013, 08:50:17 AM »
I would not reply to her post but you are permitted to mumble under your breath :

Why should I be mad at the fact that you made yourself look like an idiot ?
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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #18 on: August 30, 2013, 09:00:34 AM »
"Dear CW:  This apology is touching, but would carry more weight with me if it were expressed loudly and publicly, as you did when you were scolding me unnecessarily at the office."

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #19 on: August 30, 2013, 10:57:55 AM »
On FB you could say "I totally understand that you don't want to get the flu but perhaps next time you could just have a quick word with me."

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #20 on: August 30, 2013, 11:42:32 AM »
Ignore. eventually it will die down. but really? who does that? I have certain CWs i can joke with, but i'd never bug anyone at work if someone in their family was sick, and they came in.

last winter, after the holidays, i came back to my PT job and everyone was sick. Except me and another woman. we joked we would now be using "eau de lysol" and i jokingly said to a couple of my friends there, "don't come near me, don't breath near me, don't get in my bubble" but they knew i was being funny, and weren't offended. but someone i didn't know well, No.

It was like this in my office earlier this year - everyone was sick but me. I joked that I was going to call in healthy.  I didn't want their germs, and it was better for the company for just me to be off than have all of them home sick :)

OP, don't reply to the post.  Ignore and let her feel like the idiot she is.

Slightly off-topic, but I actually did call in healthy once! I knew it would be a slow day at the restaurant where I worked at the time, so I called in and told the manager "The sun is shining, birds are singing, and the beach is calling. Do you really need me?" My manager agreed that beach days in northern Maine are hard to come by, and gave me the day off!  :D

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2013, 11:43:09 AM »
"Bring out your dead!"  >:D
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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2013, 12:10:05 PM »
I'm not dead yet.
ďAll that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2013, 12:44:05 PM »
"But you'll be stone dead in a minute." ;D

ladyknight1

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2013, 12:49:34 PM »
"I'm getting better."
ďAll that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #25 on: August 30, 2013, 12:52:40 PM »
Someone had to do it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grbSQ6O6kbs

Hope no one was planning on getting any more work done today :)
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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #26 on: August 30, 2013, 01:43:08 PM »
Someone had to do it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grbSQ6O6kbs

Hope no one was planning on getting any more work done today :)

LOL!

I didn't respond and I am sure she is going crazy and I won't see her until Tuesday.

Piratelvr1121

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #27 on: August 30, 2013, 02:10:19 PM »
"I feel happy! I feel happy!"
Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars.  You have a right to be here. Be cheerful, strive to be happy. -Desiderata

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #28 on: August 30, 2013, 05:04:19 PM »
"I'm going for a walk".
ďAll that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
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Piratelvr1121

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Re: I can't sit by you because your son is sick!
« Reply #29 on: August 30, 2013, 05:42:42 PM »
Evil pirate would have been tempted to give her Pirin tablets and told her that would keep her safe from the evil germs.  >:D >:D

Which is why Evil Pirate isn't allowed out much...
Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars.  You have a right to be here. Be cheerful, strive to be happy. -Desiderata