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Old Jan 27th 2020, 3:59 pm
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I hate having a cold because I piss myself off with the noises I'm forced to make
Commiserations from a fellow sufferer. Except I don't mind the noise I make, it's only when other people do it that I get pissed off
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Old Jan 27th 2020, 4:02 pm
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Commiserations from a fellow sufferer. Except I don't mind the noise I make, it's only when other people do it that I get pissed off
It's more being responsible for it that bothers me, as much as I hate mouth and nose sounds and the like (and I do hate them a lot), my own are easier to ignore. I just feel like a hypocrite when I force other people to hear me make them.

Coughing too, that's like someone sticking a spike in my ear every time I hear it.
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Old Jan 27th 2020, 4:07 pm
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It's more being responsible for it that bothers me, as much as I hate mouth and nose sounds and the like (and I do hate them a lot), my own are easier to ignore. I just feel like a hypocrite when I force other people to hear me make them.

Coughing too, that's like someone sticking a spike in my ear every time I hear it.
As long as you don't hawk and spit on the footpath (sidewalk, pavement!) then you're ok by me. I feel as though I'm going to throw up every time I hear and see that. Go and plant your gobbies somewhere else you filthy cretins
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As long as you don't hawk and spit on the footpath (sidewalk, pavement!) then you're ok by me. I feel as though I'm going to throw up every time I hear and see that. Go and plant your gobbies somewhere else you filthy cretins
No, never. In my own bathroom, yeah, but if you've followed me in there you'd only have yourself to blame.
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No, never. In my own bathroom, yeah, but if you've followed me in there you'd only have yourself to blame.
In that case we're both quite safe. Hope you feel better soon and are having a bit of time off work to recover.
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In that case we're both quite safe.
No worries then

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Hope you feel better soon and are having a bit of time off work to recover.
I'm just about over it now, but it wasn't too bad anyway, it never really is. Annoying as all hell, yeah, but I never let a cold get in my way.

I only get 3 sick days though, I can't waste them on a cold!
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I only get 3 sick days though, I can't waste them on a cold!

Whoa. That's rough, even by US standards.

Pity I can't give you some of mine. I have so many sick days piled up that I wish I could catch something nasty and stay at home for a bit.
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I'm just about over it now, but it wasn't too bad anyway, it never really is. Annoying as all hell, yeah, but I never let a cold get in my way.

I only get 3 sick days though, I can't waste them on a cold!
3 days sick leave a year? If that isn't criminal it should be

I'd better say something about the coronavirus or I'll get into trouble. Er, you haven't visited your local Chinese restaurant lately, have you?
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Whoa. That's rough, even by US standards.

Pity I can't give you some of mine. I have so many sick days piled up that I wish I could catch something nasty and stay at home for a bit.
Don't say that girl, you're courting danger! Agree about the sick leave though, 3 days is just wrong.
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3 days sick leave a year? If that isn't criminal it should be

I'd better say something about the coronavirus or I'll get into trouble. Er, you haven't visited your local Chinese restaurant lately, have you?
Yeah this isn’t the damn thread to discuss sick days you ocker

It’s Coronavirus ‘n’ camels.
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3 days sick leave a year? If that isn't criminal it should be

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It’s Coronavirus ‘n’ camels.

Catchy name.
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Old Jan 27th 2020, 4:38 pm
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Whoa. That's rough, even by US standards.

Pity I can't give you some of mine. I have so many sick days piled up that I wish I could catch something nasty and stay at home for a bit.
3 sick, 3 personal. 15 vacation but I'm buggered if I'm wasting them on a cold as well.

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3 days sick leave a year? If that isn't criminal it should be

I'd better say something about the coronavirus or I'll get into trouble. Er, you haven't visited your local Chinese restaurant lately, have you?
As stated, 3 sick, 3 personal. I've used 2 of my personal days already and I tend to save my sick days to use if my daughter gets sick, but yeah that's it apart from my vacation days.
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Yeah this isn’t the damn thread to discuss sick days you ocker

It’s Coronavirus ‘n’ camels.
If Sultan needs to take some sick days because his sniffles turn out to be the coronavirus that he caught from a camel, am I exonerated? Clutching at straws I know. Straws! Camels' backs!!


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If Sultan needs to take some sick days because his sniffles turn out to be the coronavirus that he caught from a camel, am I exonerated? Clutching at straws I know. Straws! Camels' backs!!

Last time I was around a Camel, it came out of a packet of fags 20 years ago. I think I'm OK, especially since my cold started before Christmas.

Sick days (if not used for when my daughter wakes up and decides to puke everywhere) are for, to put it nicely, digestive system issues, and when I plain don't feel like going in on a given day.
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