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[Powderworks] Workers Jobs

Kate Parker Adams kate at dnki.net
Mon Nov 3 13:48:21 MST 2003

Ya know, the two of you aren't the only ones around here who work for peanuts!

At 03:31 PM 11/3/2003 -0500, Craig Jacobson wrote:
>I have a really great job.
>I throw peanuts around Beth's office!
>Beth Curran wrote:
>>I have the most violent job of anyone on the list, so there.  I hunt
>>down and KILL KILL KILL peanuts whenever they put one tiny little foot
>>across the imaginary lines.  Peanuts are molecular cockroaches, waiting
>>to survive nuclear Armageddon and take over the world.  On deck behind
>>the peanuts in the struggle for ideological domination are crustacea,
>>fish, wheat, soy, milk, egg, and tree nuts.  Some of these scumsucking
>>proteins are actually invisible, thus posing significant additional
>>Over the last 2 years my job satisfaction has plummeted owing to
>>ill-conceived cost-cutting and the constant badgering for more, more,
>>more work, without a pat on the back, promotion, or raise in sight.  I'm
>>not even allowed to review my staff honestly any more, as ratings are
>>now restricted and only a select few are permitted to be rated as
>>anything above average. I want Bruce's job so bad it hurts, and if I had
>>the guts of a planaria I'd tell the corporate world to shove it where
>>the Sun don't shine and go teach chemistry at the local all-girls
>>school.  - Beth
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