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How do you spend your time in conference call hell?

Poll ended at Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:06 pm

Contributing happily to the conversation.
1
20%
Wishing your IT hadn't blocked YouTube.
1
20%
Writing a virus to shave fractional cents (farthings) out of your transactions.
1
20%
Contemplating the death and/or dismemberment of the person who arranged the call.
1
20%
Comatose and/or drunk.
1
20%
 
Total votes : 5

RE: Re: RE: It

Postby nelz » Sun Aug 05, 2007 7:59 pm

Or you could cheat and run it through The Dialectizer :)
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein)
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RE: Re: RE: It

Postby kilikopele » Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:44 am

Nah. That's cheating. Besides, it's over too quickly. My conference calls can run 90 minutes at a shot.
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RE: Re: RE: It

Postby Nigel » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:36 am

Some years ago the company I worked for had weekly conference calls between all offices on a Friday afternoon. Usually a complete waste of time as the sales droids would end up shouting at each other for an hour or more...

My solution : I arranged with a friendly client half-way home to have a series of problems on Friday afternoons that just absolutely had to have me in attendance to fix...
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