Voicemail of the Week

It took the Administrative Assistant from HR no less than ONE-HUNDRED words to basically ask me if anybody in my office happened to be missing a Post-It with a phone number on it.  The Post-It accidentally became attached to a signed form which I interofficed back to them yesterday.

NEED... ...MORE..... POST-ITS!!!



It’s that type of message where you’re rolling your eyes so hard that should anyone enter in the middle of this, they’d probably think you were having a seizure and might just make the mistake of calling the paramedics.

At least that would make the day more interesting by allowing me the chance to ROLL with that opportunity!



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Just your normal, everyday 9-5er. An uninspiring position in an inspirational non-profit moves me to constant goof-offery; aimless, on-the-job procrastination; a crankiness that borders on psychosis; and attempting to craft something meaningful with words. Just another so-called-job inspiring someone to feats of insanity with a hint of creativity... (Insert demonic laugh HERE.) View all posts by LVital7019

10 responses to “Voicemail of the Week

  • El Guapo

    After the 10th word or so, I usually start to chafe, along with saying something like “please tell me you have a point before I put you out of both our miseries”.
    I bet it would save a lot of time and a trip downstairs if I said it directly to HR! 😉


    • LVital7019

      I used to work with an AVP who would borderline rudely cut you off with a wave of his hands while saying, “Bottom-line it for me!”. I imagined him as a progressively cranky & impatient old coot who’d eventually wind up moved to a “Managing” position after accidentally slapping a donor or during his “Bottom-line” spiel. LOL


  • Aussa Lorens

    Kill. This is Wanda to a T. If it takes 12 words to say something, she will use 120. And always starting with “Ms. Lorens,”


  • REDdog

    I start to zone out a bit around the 10-20 word mark and wind up blurting out something like “Am I supposed to be paying attention, ‘cos I have no idea what you just said.” Occasionally it works and they’re the ones doing the eye-rolling but sometimes it backfires and they start again…I hate that…
    btw, Hi. I found you via Tattoo Tourist, thought I’d have a poke around. See ya! REDdog


    • LVital7019

      Hi! And LOL’ing at your comment. I’m so glad you said where you found me – stats can be so mysterious sometimes. PS – All I could do is listen to the end of that message lest I miss some important tidbit and blindly click delete since by that time my head was on my desk on the verge of drooling into my elbow. 😛


  • LAMarcom

    Here is a related post on the idiocy of the workplace. This one in Afghanistan. Be annoyed at your leisure.

    “T-Back Thurs: Emails From Afghanistan: My Boss, aka: ‘That Guy I Wouldn’t Want Running An Elevator For Me”




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