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Old Jan 26th 2017, 3:27 pm   #31
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If I never see another "wordle" again, or get asked to participate in creating one, I will be that much happier.
I had to look that up. Today I learned that word clouds have a name
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After two day of the annual all staff meeting, I am wordled out.
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Old Jan 26th 2017, 3:37 pm   #33
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After two day of the annual all staff meeting, I am wordled out.
I'm sorry, did you just say you had a two day meeting? What did you do to warrant that punishment?
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I'm sorry, did you just say you had a two day meeting? What did you do to warrant that punishment?
I have no idea.

Yes, two days. Apparently we "learned, grew and were inspired".

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Old Jan 26th 2017, 4:04 pm   #35
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I have no idea.

Yes, two days. Apparently we "learned, grew and were inspired".

I hate them all.
You work with a bunch of sales people, don't you? Wank words. Wank words everywhere.
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You work with a bunch of sales people, don't you? Wank words. Wank words everywhere.

Actually they don't even have that excuse. I work for a large charity.

Never use one word where fifteen will do.
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Old Jan 26th 2017, 4:19 pm   #37
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Actually they don't even have that excuse. I work for a large charity.
They have obviously sat through a 'webinar' and learned how to conduct a meeting in today's client driven world (or some such bollocks).

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I have no idea.
Cant you circle back, reach out and find out?
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Cant you circle back, reach out and find out?
This discussion needs more synergy.
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We need to talk about this offline so we can solve for that.
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Old Jan 26th 2017, 5:27 pm   #41
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We need to talk about this offline so we can solve for that.
Then the sudden realization hits you that there are people who actually talk like this and you just want the world to end quickly and painlessly.
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Then the sudden realization hits you that there are people who actually talk like this and you just want the world to end quickly and painlessly.
Or just wait for the bar to open.
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Or just wait for the bar to open.
My way is cheaper.
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We need to talk about this offline so we can solve for that.
We could certainly try an idea shower... see what comes of that... Run it up the flagpole.
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It's like a middle manager's wet dream in here right now
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