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Old Dec 8th 2005, 2:29 pm
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OK, I've got my work Crimbo lunch today.
No booze will be available unfortunately but the thing lasts 4 hours, so any idea what I can do to liven things up without invloving the use of class A drugs or me exposing myself.

I leave in 2 hours, so be quick people.
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OK, I've got my work Crimbo lunch today.
No booze will be available unfortunately but the thing lasts 4 hours, so any idea what I can do to liven things up without invloving the use of class A drugs or me exposing myself.

I leave in 2 hours, so be quick people.
Have you got a singing voice? How about getting the colleagues into the Christmas spirit and singing some songs?
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Old Dec 8th 2005, 2:32 pm
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Have you got a singing voice? How about getting the colleagues into the Christmas spirit and singing some songs?
I do, but it requires the use of class A drugs or alcohol to get warmed up.
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I do, but it requires the use of class A drugs or alcohol to get warmed up.
Too late to get a karaoke machine and do a pass the mic session?
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
OK, I've got my work Crimbo lunch today.
No booze will be available unfortunately but the thing lasts 4 hours, so any idea what I can do to liven things up without invloving the use of class A drugs or me exposing myself.

I leave in 2 hours, so be quick people.
You poor chap, the excitement of it all
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bring a hip flask
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Originally Posted by Celsius
Too late to get a karaoke machine and do a pass the mic session?
Yep. We've hired some italian restaurant for it though, so maybe they'll have something on the premises.
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I now feel like a complete fool
Should have put this thread up yesterday.
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You should, using the "he said about you...." method, see if you can get a couple of colleagues fighting with each other or shagging in the cloakroom.

Or don't bother going, stay in the office, where many people are bound to have left their machines logged on, and send some dodgy emails from their PC's (obviously using the delay function to coincide with their return to the office).
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Or don't bother going, stay in the office, where many people are bound to have left their machines logged on, and send some dodgy emails from their PC's (obviously using the delay function to coincide with their return to the office).
Been there, done that at lunchtimes.
Never ceases to amuse me though.

However there is free grub on offer at the party so I won't be missing out on that.
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Christmas lunch...with no booze!!!!

I'm f**ked if I'd bother going. I wouldn't bother going to my firms do if there wasn't enough booze flowing so that I could get hammered and tell my colleagues again what I think of the sycophantic bunch of arseholes.
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Christmas lunch...with no booze!!!!

I'm f**ked if I'd bother going. I wouldn't bother going to my firms do if there wasn't enough booze flowing so that I could get hammered and tell my colleagues again what I think of the sycophantic bunch of arseholes.
Would you say you were generally happy in your job, Rush?
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No word from the OP. Wonder if he took up any of the suggestions posted here? Maybe he's already received his pink slip!
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I went to the office do at my current employers the first year I was here. I will never go again. Crap food, Coors Light or Budweiser beer only (not free), jangly Latin Carnival Music for entertainment and the management are in the same mood they are in all week, except they roll it over to a Saturday night.
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Originally Posted by Celsius
No word from the OP. Wonder if he took up any of the suggestions posted here? Maybe he's already received his pink slip!
Well, that sucked.
I have come to the conclusion that my job is not for me. For a lot of the people there it seemed like this party would be the highlight of their christmas festivities. For me it was as entertaining as a week in bed with the flu.
Still, that's that til next year - now the real festivities can begin
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