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December 6th, 2005


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11:23 am - oh we are in trouble
They just gave us all yo-yos in the office. The yo-yos light up when they spin.

All work has ceased while everybody plays with their yo-yos. So far three have broken. Oh it is a Tuesday.

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From:asd109
Date:December 6th, 2005 04:26 pm (UTC)
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i'm laughing picturing this
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From:tyopsqueene
Date:December 6th, 2005 04:34 pm (UTC)
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Someone didn't think through the productivity issues of a light-up-yo-yo, did they?
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From:tyopsqueene
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:13 pm (UTC)
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also it took me a second read to 'get' the title. *sigh*
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From:derspatchel
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:19 pm (UTC)
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Get?
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From:tyopsqueene
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:20 pm (UTC)
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I can't help but say "oh dear we aaaaare in trouble" as Filtch from HP2.
I just didn't read it properly the first time round.

of course, perhaps the rest of the world doesn't revolve around harry potter so WHO KNOWS maybe there was nothing to 'get'!

I'm really very tired and should go hom eto bed.
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From:derspatchel
Date:December 6th, 2005 08:24 pm (UTC)
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I always agree re: napping.

And I honestly wasn't going for any ref, Potter or otherwise, with the title, so I'm amused and bemused and beaarthur about it all now.
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From:tyopsqueene
Date:December 7th, 2005 10:19 am (UTC)
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See, and I thought you were being all clever what with Filch being the one who confiscates fun things like light-up yoyos from the students and stuff.
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From:wellstar
Date:December 6th, 2005 04:43 pm (UTC)
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SHINY!
From:sernin
Date:December 6th, 2005 04:47 pm (UTC)
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so jealous

I'll just have to play with my Whee-lo.
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From:derspatchel
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:06 pm (UTC)
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IT IS NOT EXPERIENCED ENOUGH
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From:rigel
Date:December 7th, 2005 03:30 am (UTC)
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*very loud SNERK*
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From:lexinatrix
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:02 pm (UTC)
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I'm picturing you all at the end of your headset cords, doing trick yo-yo stunts.
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From:abbetaka
Date:December 6th, 2005 05:38 pm (UTC)
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We got little 8-ball keychains and other 8-ball paraphernalia scattered about. It is truly, truly boring. They've given out magnetic darts before too. Also boring. (Well-branded though!)

Blinky things would be welcome, particularly if we have to get things anyway. Happy Blinky things to you. Teach me what tricks to learn, hey?

Companies are Weird>.

PS. I spin play-poi at work sometimes... I have yet to hit anybody with them [except myself] and of course they ain't on fire... but people persist in treating me as though I'm wielding nun-chucks. This is slightly more amusing.

Yours in randomness,
Ab

PPS. Finding and getting a crush on Firefly has given me the authorization to say things like "ain't" in earnest. Woo, hoo!
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From:allicat42
Date:December 7th, 2005 05:57 pm (UTC)
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Hrm. Perhaps you should have some variation in your poi spinning objects. Wear one of those karate outfits one day to work while spinning a pair of rubber chickens perhaps? Nun-CHICKS. *grynz* (but don't, of course, make it a HABIT....)

*runs*

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