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12-02-2003, 09:27 AM
Oh God!!! A new manager has come up with the brilliant and inspiring idea of redecorating our workspaces over the Thanksgiving break with those insipid motivational posters, i.e,. a group rowing a shell into the sunset with the tag line:

"There's nothing we can't do if we pull together!"

This type of approach is just so patronizing and no replacement for face-to-face discussion and problem-solving (which he is in mortal fear of).

We are tempted to slowly replace the posters with ones from this site and see if he notices the difference. http://www.despair.com/

12-02-2003, 10:18 AM
I like this one: http://www.despair.com/achievement.html

Keith Wilson
12-02-2003, 10:22 AM


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12-02-2003, 10:38 AM


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John of Phoenix
12-02-2003, 10:39 AM
I'd like to dedicate this to my ex-wife.

This is from me and your three other ex-husbands too.
:D :D :D :D


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Wayne Jeffers
12-02-2003, 12:40 PM

12-02-2003, 03:34 PM
I realize this is misc-non, but I couldn't resist:


12-02-2003, 07:21 PM
Originally posted by Donn:

You mean that bear travelled a thousand miles just to get that one fish? I guess that is pretty bad.

Captain Pre-Capsize
12-02-2003, 07:32 PM
No, no, no... the poster is about the water you dumkopf! JEESHHHH!! :D

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Nicholas Carey
12-02-2003, 07:40 PM
Originally posted by rbgarr:
We are tempted to slowly replace the posters with ones from this site and see if he notices the difference. http://www.despair.com/We actually did that at one place I worked...

Nobody noticed for more than a month :D

Andrew Craig-Bennett
12-03-2003, 12:55 PM
Those are all brilliant!