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Old Aug 25th 2013, 7:29 am
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Originally Posted by old.sparkles View Post
that's frustrating
It was like having my bollocks tickled when they told / asked me for it.

Then like having them bitten this morning.

Still, it wasn't 4,500 words long!
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Old Aug 25th 2013, 7:38 am
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It was like having my bollocks tickled when they told / asked me for it.

Then like having them bitten this morning.

Still, it wasn't 4,500 words long!
Is the project likely to go ahead in the future?
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Old Aug 25th 2013, 7:40 am
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Originally Posted by old.sparkles View Post
Is the project likely to go ahead in the future?
Fingers crossed. Just been delayed a bit. Might only be a few weeks, but we'll see.

Fortunately the work is never completely wasted, I've got a promotion in the pipeline and this would have massively helped.

Still, could be worse!
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Fingers crossed. Just been delayed a bit. Might only be a few weeks, but we'll see.

Fortunately the work is never completely wasted, I've got a promotion in the pipeline and this would have massively helped.

Still, could be worse!
Well not too bad then - and for the promotion
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Well not too bad then - and for the promotion
Thanks, you're a friendly one. Visit here more often.
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Thanks, you're a friendly one. Visit here more often.
Not all mods are miserable, cranky old barstewards. Just me.
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Thanks, you're a friendly one. Visit here more often.
Thanks - I aim to please
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Thanks - I aim to please
So we've all been told..
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I spent three days last week doing some pre-lim research and reporting on something.....only to be told today that it was a massive waste of time, project isn't signed off and that when they said it was live, they were telling porkies.

Normal run of the course for me - Only about 20-30% of our projects succeed.
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Normal run for the course for me - Only about 20-30% of our projects succeed.
Indeed. But I'm sure if you had the right people you'd increase that percentage....
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Indeed. But I'm sure if you had the right people you'd increase that percentage....
Actually, not really. This is a trend we see across the business in all regions.
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Actually, not really. This is a trend we see across the business in all regions.
Millhouse's most boring post ever.

Unless that is some SERIOUSLY veiled sarcasm?
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Old Aug 25th 2013, 2:19 pm
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Default Re: Reporting in without any enthusiasm

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I spent three days last week doing some pre-lim research and reporting on something.....only to be told today that it was a massive waste of time, project isn't signed off and that when they said it was live, they were telling porkies.

I am not entirely suprised. The amount of times I've been involved with situations like that, only for them to fizzle out like a damp sparkler now numners many multiples of ten! At the end of it, I'm always left thinking * Which bellend came up with this bloody silly idea, and which bloody silly commitee thought it would fly?*
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