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what is the first thing you do after coming to office?

 
Akhilesh Trivedi
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Checking up mails...
 
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Clean my coffee cup.
 
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Call my TL in the US.
 
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Hi thr

No doubt on it......
As usual......
I check my mails as i come to office.........!!!


:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:


Dhawani:>Swimmers never weep.
 
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Clean my coffee cup.

Bear, you need to leave the residue in the cup... It's like sour dough starter.

I set my stuff down, put my lunch in the fridge, get my coffee and water, and sit down. I try to eat my bagel, but without fail a colleague comes over and talks to me for 20-60 minutes about stuff he's going to talk about in our staff meeting anyway.
 
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My partner and I will clean up the mess and put our clothes back on quietly.
 
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Originally posted by Fred Rosenberger:
Bear, you need to leave the residue in the cup... It's like sour dough starter.

If you take your coffee black...

While I don't ever use sugar, I do like my coffee creamed. And I use real half-and-half. Interesting things happen to half-and-half overnight. It's best to nip it in the bud.

I usually remember to clean my cup before taking time off. One time I forgot and the I swear that the growth in the cup was one day away from achieving sentience and self-awareness. And then where would I have been?
 
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Oh, I hope no SciFi channel execs are reading this.... I may have just given them the idea for their next really bad movie.
 
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Oh, I hope no SciFi channel execs are reading this.... I may have just given them the idea for their next really bad movie.

do you think that it would be worse than an un-frozen wooly mammoth brought back to life by an alien posession?
[ January 10, 2008: Message edited by: Fred Rosenberger ]
 
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Originally posted by Fred Rosenberger:

do you think that it would be worse than an un-frozen wooly mammoth brought back to life by an alien posession?

At this point I would not wager on how low they can go!
 
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Check Mails
 
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Look down and realize I forgot to put pants on.

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Look around and say, "Wait, what am I doing here, I don't work here anymore, I don't work in an office anymore"

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First thing: take off winter coat and turn on computer. Second thing: wait 10 minutes for computer to boot up and complete login. (I usually do paperwork during this step.) Third thing: check e-mail
 
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I unfasten my robe, wiggle my mouse to turn off the screen saver, open up Firefox, check dilbert, and log into my mail.

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Originally posted by Jesus Angeles:
My partner and I will clean up the mess and put our clothes back on quietly.





coming to, not coming in...



No office - so no coffee allowed.
When I come into the lab I start the computer, then I get the tubes out of the thermocycler.


Bu.
 
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Go to rest room and get released.If somebody is already in then knock the door. Thats the first thing I do.
 
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Maggi and Tea
 
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Originally posted by Sandip Sankeshwar:
Go to rest room and get released.If somebody is already in then knock the door. Thats the first thing I do.


Your company is not providing good facilities.
 
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Originally posted by Jeanne Boyarsky:
First thing: take off winter coat and turn on computer. Second thing: wait 10 minutes for computer to boot up and complete login. (I usually do paperwork during this step.) Third thing: check e-mail


10 min to boot ?
 
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boot the machine and then check emails and visit 3 sites
javaranch,msn,deals2buy :-)
regds
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Originally posted by Prad Dip:


10 min to boot ?

Eek is right! It's actually boot and login. Which means you need to be there at two points during this exercise and can't just go get something else done.
 
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Using Advanced Hi Fi TAB Technology of Microsoft Internet Explorer , I open gmail and news paper in parallel. After a while, tea boy brings tea which I enjoy with self-owned cookies. This phenoemna last for 30-45 mins after which I come into work-mood
[ January 28, 2008: Message edited by: Vikrama Sanjeeva ]
 
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Fill the water bottle and check mails.
 
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Ingore Emails --> Get Coffee --> (Login) Answer Sametime questions! --> Emails

Don't need to reboot - never shut machine down - takes too long...
 
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Sleeping
 
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Read news on the internet while enjoying my coffee
 
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Put my back pack bag on my desk and then switch on PC monitor.
 
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Make sure everybody knows I am in.

But of course, I dont matter.

So I open my pc, get coffee or something, plan for the day, and done.
 
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The first thing I do is scan the forums on JavaRanch ofcourse!
 
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Originally posted by Jesper Young:
The first thing I do is scan the forums on JavaRanch ofcourse!


Same here.
 
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Try my hand at this (my first attempt at a program, spot the errors)



tons of obvious errors (and yes my bedroom is also my office. comfy)
[ July 09, 2008: Message edited by: Az Sanders ]
 
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These days I open Javaranch alongside my yahoo mails.
 
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