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Old July 03, 2018, 20:47   #1
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insanity in the worklife

some a-hole failed to do QC in components related to high tension utility towers from wisconsin to virginia. guess who gets to go to inspect all of these damned things? 1800 miles since sunday before last, and 125 hours since then. no end in sight. life sucks, snd it's over 100* lately, working in corn fields, swamps, and vertical slopes.
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"In THAT direction," the Jin said, waving its right paw round, "lives a Han: And in THAT direction," waving the other paw, "lives a Ming Hare. Visit either you like: they're both mad."
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Old July 04, 2018, 09:50   #2
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It would be nice getting the a-hole that failed to do QC to go out there, but they
are not up to it.
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Old July 04, 2018, 10:08   #3
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I just had to dice up fresh human shit in a little plastic bowl with a tongue depressor looking for contraband. Getting outside sounds kinda nice.
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Old July 04, 2018, 10:23   #4
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Old July 04, 2018, 10:56   #5
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Sounds like enough OT to buy another RiFAL or two....trying to find that silver lining for you
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Old July 04, 2018, 10:58   #6
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I just had to dice up fresh human shit in a little plastic bowl with a tongue depressor looking for contraband. Getting outside sounds kinda nice.

And I thought I had a shitty job......
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Old July 04, 2018, 11:42   #7
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A shitty job is what real men do,,, no others need apply,,, let the others swap spit in the shower,,, I'm sure you wouldn't rather do that.
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Old July 04, 2018, 12:50   #8
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A shitty job is what real men do,,, no others need apply,,, let the others swap spit in the shower,,, I'm sure you wouldn't rather do that.
Now I know where all the boys are that called in sick today.
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Old July 04, 2018, 14:13   #9
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That lazy **** needs some disciplinary action put on him... and i say once done,week off paid vaca to you in aircondition room with beverage of choice.....and a Jacuzzi if needed.

Important stuff like that you would think people would care more.

I agree,that ahole should have been made to do what you are doing or get your ot docked from his check

Stay frosty and dont overheat ,strokeout on us.
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Old July 04, 2018, 14:15   #10
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Fishbread...damn,just damn.
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Old July 04, 2018, 16:39   #11
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What happens if you find a bad one? Stay safe and well my friend.

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On another note, at least your company has the ability to absorb a hit like that, some companies would end up closing their doors over such an oversight.
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Old July 05, 2018, 09:56   #13
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it's about integrity of structure, so i can't be more specific in public. in this case i am a consultant contractor, working for a responsible subcontractor in conjunction with a specialist in the particular product. detailed dimensional inspections with machinist inspector's tools in erected structures.

about as frustrating as your job.

in New Holland area this week, between Intercourse and Blue Balls.
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Nonetheless you disgust me, and I take comfort in the knowledge that your obituary will be nowhere near as humorous as mine.


The next time I hear "THE RANGE IS NOW HOT", it just wont be the same.

Max tried another question. "What sort of people live about here?"
"In THAT direction," the Jin said, waving its right paw round, "lives a Han: And in THAT direction," waving the other paw, "lives a Ming Hare. Visit either you like: they're both mad."
"But I don't want to go among mad people," Max remarked.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the Jin: "we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Max.
"You must be," said the Jin, "or you wouldn't have come here."
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Old July 05, 2018, 10:24   #14
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I just had to dice up fresh human shit in a little plastic bowl with a tongue depressor looking for contraband. Getting outside sounds kinda nice.
There are two sides to every story. While I agree that you suffer through some "shitty" work experience, I believe this dude suffered a whole lot more, and the judge did the right thing.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/0...d_from_prison/
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Old July 05, 2018, 10:40   #15
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Probably a decent paying road job for you, or you wouldn’t have taken it. Cash the check and kwitjerbitchin’.
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Old July 05, 2018, 11:28   #16
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I have seen this act many times before, when assholes do shitty work on purpose.

"I don't get paid enough," or "screw them", or, "just getting even,"

"Ethics" only come after a beating by "higher" authorities, and it finally makes sense.

During WWII there were plenty of dud bombs and artillery shells made on both sides.
See the above, for a detailed explanation.
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Old July 05, 2018, 18:18   #17
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it's about integrity of structure, so i can't be more specific in public. in this case i am a consultant contractor, working for a responsible subcontractor in conjunction with a specialist in the particular product. detailed dimensional inspections with machinist inspector's tools in erected structures.

about as frustrating as your job.

in New Holland area this week, between Intercourse and Blue Balls.
You can always work at Burger King. Remember, to work for the King means to serve Humanity.
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Old July 06, 2018, 06:15   #18
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I work with a guy who expends more effort in getting out of work, than just doing the work... ridiculous.
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Old July 06, 2018, 07:50   #19
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Doing a job is one thing.

Making over time here and there is something else.

Being shipped off from your family because someone else screwed up and you have to fix it is something else again, regardless of pay.


On the one hand, I'm sure this is a profitable enterprise for the OP. On the other, I assume he'd just as soon be at home with the family, shooting his FAL, and enjoying his off time instead of hurriedly inspecting high line structures because some louse didn't give two shits enough to do his job. So, money aside, I think the point of this thread is more the principle of the matter, which I can certainly understand.
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Old July 06, 2018, 08:33   #20
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it's about integrity of structure, so i can't be more specific in public. in this case i am a consultant contractor, working for a responsible subcontractor in conjunction with a specialist in the particular product. detailed dimensional inspections with machinist inspector's tools in erected structures.

about as frustrating as your job.

in New Holland area this week, between Intercourse and Blue Balls.
You have to check out the Shady Maple buffet in Blue Balls one evening while you are there

Biggest food spread I ever seen

I think I know which line you are inspecting , I am a 126 lineman
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Old July 06, 2018, 19:08   #21
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it's about integrity of structure, so i can't be more specific in public. in this case i am a consultant contractor, working for a responsible subcontractor in conjunction with a specialist in the particular product. detailed dimensional inspections with machinist inspector's tools in erected structures.
So suck it up and bank the over time. May not be there next year. Lot of other people that would take that job in a heart beat.
He'll you could be in North Dakota cutting up doodie with a tongue depressor
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Old July 06, 2018, 20:22   #22
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You have to check out the Shady Maple buffet in Blue Balls one evening while you are there

Biggest food spread I ever seen

I think I know which line you are inspecting , I am a 126 lineman
I love this place because I hear frome this guy. Been there, done that. I haven't, he has.
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it's about integrity of structure, so i can't be more specific in public. in this case i am a consultant contractor, working for a responsible subcontractor in conjunction with a specialist in the particular product. detailed dimensional inspections with machinist inspector's tools in erected structures.

about as frustrating as your job.

in New Holland area this week, between Intercourse and Blue Balls.
My pops left for Coshocton Ohio, or Stubinsville, or maybe some nightmare in Pittsburg or Chillicothe at 3 AM Monday morning and came back at 3 AM Saturday morning with a garbage bag draped over his car seat as long as I can remember. Mom hosed him off in the basement before he could take a real shower. Dinner was set for him every night, whether he showed up or not. Weren't no cell phones. Disrespect anyone during that week, and you got the belt if Mom reported it. If dinner wasn't set, and pops came home, mom got it. Steel workers. They are all dead now.
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I hated but respected that drunkin MF. I'm way better educated and well paid but compared to him I'm a pussy. That's a fact. And I'm not that much of a pussy. He'd be proud of me. And the way I raised my sons. Because of him.
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I hated but respected that drunkin MF. I'm way better educated and well paid but compared to him I'm a pussy. That's a fact. And I'm not that much of a pussy. He'd be proud of me. And the way I raised my sons. Because of him.
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Talked to my old foreman today who is still paving roads. He said the crews are young men that know nothing and make a lot of mistakes, really screw up. The upper management is now bean counters that just push a paper trail to answer for the problems. It looks like manged decline destroyed the work system that trains men as they grow in the job. Now it's a world of don't give a shit he tells me, nobody even knows what good work looks like.
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