The Relax Thread

Tempest63

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When I need to drown out the hoi polloi in our open plan office and focus on my computer screen I put on the noise reducing Bose and tune in to this

I can tell you that my productivity goes through the roof and I enter into a time slip only coming out some hours later.

I HATE HATE HATE open plan offices, the constant noise sends my stress levels through the roof and my ability to focus well and truly fucks off.
 

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"Bryant huh? .."

One hour of Deckard and Vangelis in the rain .. sadly no flying cars

 
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I HATE HATE HATE open plan offices, the constant noise sends my stress levels through the roof and my ability to focus well and truly fucks off.
I'm lucky, my job is with about 12 other folk and it's quiet, everyone gets their head down and socialising is kept to small moments over coffee or sandwiches. Talking generally ain't working. I've been in open plan, it's a nightmare very often.
 

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I'm lucky, my job is with about 12 other folk and it's quiet, everyone gets their head down and socialising is kept to small moments over coffee or sandwiches. Talking generally ain't working. I've been in open plan, it's a nightmare very often.
I prefer open plan. It makes it less likely for me to get bullied.
 

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No, it just requires an actual boss to get it under control. Nip it in the bud, stop the [email protected] doing the bullying.
Unless the boss is just as bad as the rest of them and couldn't solve a problem if you slapped it around his face like a wet fish on a Tuesday and he only became the boss because he's worked there for so long since there was only a couple of staff members in the office and therefore doesn't have the job because of any sort of skill at being a boss and in fact is the worst attempt at a boss that one has ever had the misfortune to meet.

*clears throat*

Ahem. This is nice:

 
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This is more an anti-relax item. But it's true, I saw it.

Many years ago, Morrisons in Keighley had a lower level section (it is now a car park) and people often stopped to chat in the stair well. This caused congestion and frayed tempers.

So they painted the stair-well walls pink with purple circles of various sizes.

The result was, for some reason, very disturbing. It stopped the loitering.

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This might not be for everyone but Adam The Woo always manages to relax me. He seems to live on the road and live to experience things he stumbles across. And he also has an infectious warmth ..

 
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