Annoying work place things... what pisses you off?

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  1. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    As per title, just fel a vent was needed for my frustrations with work...

    1. Middle management, the types that have a meeting to discuss the up-coming fucking meetin! :mad:

    2. People who expect me to know the answer to every question about the office because i used to do admin ages ago

    thats all for now, will get onto more as and when they happen during the day!
     
  2. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Teachers ringing me up with problems with their IT equipment, only for me to go down to the classroom and switch the plug on at the wall. The piss taking laughs the kids give the teacher make up for the idiocy though.
     
  3. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    ah, gloxx... you too know about the incompetance of many teachers in the UK (makes ya wonder...) then? When i did more of the admin stuff, i too had teachers ringing up customer support with the most benign questions...

    classic is they ring up and say 'its asking me for a product cose, i can't find it?', me 'have you looked on the back?' (muffled sounds) 'oh yes, there it is'

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  4. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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  5. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    I have always thought the same. If a person has letters after their name then they automatically have no common sense what so ever.

    *RING RING* *RING RING*

    Me: Hello
    Teacher: I'm playing a video and there's no sound coming out of the speakers.
    Me: Is the amp turned on?
    Teacher: What's an amp?
    Me: DEEEEEERRRRRRRPPPPPP!
     
  6. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    Sorry to break it to you both but teacher training tends to focus on classroom management, teaching methods and learning outcomes, not the simple IT problems that you get lumped with.
     
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    Fes Rock Nothing..........

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    I hate having to call India every time something goes tits up
     
  8. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Checking if an amp is turned on or knowing what an amp is does not fall into the category of 'IT problems'.
     
  9. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    ok the wording was wrong, but these things are only obvious if you know. Not everyone has that common sense to be able to sort it out themselves. Amp training is not part of teacher training.
     
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    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Yes I know, you have to concentrate on irrelevant things like schemes of work and finger painting.
     
  11. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    work with computers do we?
     
  12. Jwood27

    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    people that can't make decisions
     
  13. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    You don't know my sense of humour on these here boards do you?

    I missed the :teeth: from my post.

    I respect teachers a lot for what they do. Although 4 months a year off is probably the best perk in a job in the history of work!
     
  14. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    I knew you were taking to piss mate, you mentioned finger painting for fuck sake! All good mate, good and bad points to every job.
     
  15. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    niether does the common sense to turn a dvd case over!

    ---------- Post added at 14:04 ---------- Previous post was at 14:00 ----------

    i work between 7-9 hours a day, plus a commute... when i used to rip on my bird for only working 5-6 hours of a teaching day, and then the 4 months holiday... her argument was working with kids was like concentrated work!
     
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    We have a fella like this in I.T at my work, annoying as fuck claiming to know everything but its quite amusing to troll him.

     
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  17. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    With respect mate, only people who have never tried to teach will have that view. Controlling 30 children no matter what age whether they are 5 or 18 is not easy.
     
  18. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    true... but i think that it is true of a lot every jobs? i mean, yeah i sit on a computer all day and frquent this site more than i should but the fucking stress i have to put up with would turn most people's hair grey! as you said, all jobs have their good and bad points!
     
  19. SLow

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    Yeah children are dickheads.
     
  20. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    what stress do you put up with just out of interest?