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Old Feb 16th 2013, 11:15 pm
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I went to a BBQ for Crusaders Season Ticket holders. On meeting Dan Carter, what did I say?

'Shall I take your photo before you put your sausage in your mouth?'
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Old Feb 18th 2013, 11:06 pm
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"I do."
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Old Feb 18th 2013, 11:17 pm
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"I do."
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Oh where do I start?

To someone doing a self assessment of their work skills - "Just lie and say you're good at everything"

To someone discussing a magazine article on the [staggering] amount of calories in semen - " Bloody hell, you must have swallowed plenty"
That didn't come out as I meant it to and to make matters worse it wasn't a friend who could take that banter...It did make everyone laugh [including the subject of my comment] once the stunned silence abated. She wasn't the smallest of ladies..

To my husband - 'well since my job is a professional one as opposed to yours...' He has never let me live that down, again what I said was not what I meant...

Luckily I am known to be good natured so my occasional mistakes are taken as such...I hope!

The worst I've heard is one of the receptionists in my first job. I came out of a consult to hear giggling and see a beetroot red receptionist with her head in her hands. On handing over some drugs she'd told the woman 'you need to wear gloves when you handle that medication especially since you're pregnant' She got a very frosty 'I am not pregnant!!!" and the woman stormed out. Ooops, from that point on I NEVER assume someone's pregnant unless they're practically giving birth in front of me
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It's all right. I'll get it.
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Old Feb 21st 2013, 4:34 pm
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"Yeah, I think we should go home." WORST decision ever!

I've only been home 4 1/2 months and I'm already desperate to get back to NZ...
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"Yes we will sign that 12 month tenancy agreement"!!!! oh well only another 128 days to go
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 12:31 pm
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Originally Posted by chippy64 View Post
I went to a BBQ for Crusaders Season Ticket holders. On meeting Dan Carter, what did I say?

'Shall I take your photo before you put your sausage in your mouth?'
But it got you a lovely smile!
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 8:42 pm
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But it got you a lovely smile!
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Originally Posted by northeastlad View Post
"Yeah, I think we should go home." WORST decision ever!

I've only been home 4 1/2 months and I'm already desperate to get back to NZ...
Why?
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Yes I'll have extra chillies in that dish
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Yes I'll have extra chillies in that dish
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 10:02 pm
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"Oh well go on then, let's open another bottle"


The thing is, I've not yet learned from this mistake
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'3 months notice period, yeah that sounds fine'....sigh
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"Oh well go on then, let's open another bottle"


The thing is, I've not yet learned from this mistake
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